There's a lot going on in the St. Louis art scene, and in more places than in the obvious strongholds of Washington Avenue or along Cherokee Street. Here's a free opportunity to check out the wide variety of work being made by artists who practice their craft west of the city core. Open Studios STL: West of Grand Boulevard invites you to tour the studios, galleries and alternative art spaces of our area artists from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today. You can ramble among the studios on your own (by car or bike), or take a guided bus tour. The event is organized by the Contemporary Art Museum (3750 Washington Boulevard; 314-535-4660 or For a complete list of participating artists and events during the day, as well as a searchable map of artists and studios, visit
Sun., June 23, 2013