Local Architect to Design Saint Louis Art Museum Education Center


ST. LOUIS, MO.- The Board of Commissioners of the Saint Louis Art Museum announces the selection of St. Louis-based TAO + Lee Associates, Inc. as architect for the Museum’s South Building Education Center. As part of the Art Museum’s expansion, currently underway, a dedicated school and tour group entrance, located to the south of the Museum, will lead visitors to an expanded Education Center in the South Building. TAO + Lee Associates will execute the design concept master plan for the Education Center and the South Building entry experience. “Expanded classrooms will allow us to expand our educational offerings, and the new entry will help ease congestion on Fine Arts Drive, while assuring the safety of the tens of thousands of school children who visit the Museum every year,” said Brent R. Benjamin, Museum director. “The experience of Peter Tao and Helen Lee and their sensitive approach to understanding the visitor’s needs will