Show Open

State of the Arts takes you behind the scenes and into the studios of the Midwest’s best artists and artisans. Among the stories in this new episode: we’ll meet an artists who creates fabrics for her line of designer clothing; we’ll find out about how up-and-coming artists are collaborating to create a thriving creative community; we’ll see how a pint-sized singer uses her voice for a larger purpose; and we’ll listen to the music of a talented volunteer community orchestra.

State of the Arts is St. Louis’ only program devoted to the region’s vibrant arts community, taking audiences behind the scenes to meet the artists, writers, and performers who call St. Louis home.

Show Open

Recent Segment | State of the Arts

Off-Broadway Comes to Westport Plaza

There's Broadway, Off-Broadway, and now Off-Broadway in St. Louis, thanks to the new management at the Playhouse@Westport Plaza.

Recent Segment | State of the Arts

Artist Tim Kent; Going to the Dogs!

Paul Schankman visits with artist Tim Kent, who came to painting late in life, but has quickly become known for his unusual acrylic collage portraits of dogs.

Recent Episode | State of the Arts

Your Link to St. Louis' Creative Community!

St. Louis' creative community enriches lives and makes our city a more beautiful place to live. Learn more on State of the Arts.

Recent Segment | State of the Arts

Miriam Makeba: Mama Africa the Musical

Mama Africa the Musical, is a play about South African recording artist Miriam Makeba. Makeba played a pivotal role in ending apartheid in South Africa.

Episodes

There are 88 more episodes of State of the Arts.

Recent Segment | State of the Arts

Collab Design Studio

Collab is a design studio committed to creating work that is innovative and unique.

Register Now

Attend a live taping of this episode by filling out the form below.

Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am