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Saint Louis Art Museum Announces Plans to Proceed with Expansion

SAINT LOUIS, MO.- The Saint Louis Art Museum today announced that it is proceeding with its ambitious $130.5 million expansion project, following a one-year delay. Once begun, construction is anticipated to take approximately two years. The Museum will remain open to the public during construction of the new David Chipperfield-designed addition. “The Saint Louis Art Museum is one of our region’s most valuable cultural assets,” said John D. Weil, president of the Museum’s Board of Commissioners. “This expansion is our generation’s contribution to the future of this great St. Louis institution.” The more