James McAnally
  • 63118
Share on Facebook Share

James McAnally's Discussions

Call for Applications - Concept/Focus 2016

Call for Applications - Concept/Focus 2016The Concept exhibition presents an evocative investigation of contemporary artists in Oklahoma, along with a St. Louis regional artist exchange. The…Continue

Started Sep 18, 2015


James McAnally's Page

Profile Information

First Name
Last Name:
Zip Code:
I am an:
Art Gallery, Art Organization
About Me:
The Luminary is a constellation of ideas and activities: a physical site that opens onto a larger cultural and conceptual space; exhibitions that move through multiple timelines, spaces and forms; music explored as a practice, presence and experience; an equipment library that redistributes tools and creates tangible means for experimentation; residencies with artists, curators and critics meant to test boundaries and continually push forward their individual and collective practice; and wide-ranging projects that critically engage emerging ideas and stretch the definition of the institution itself.
The basis of the organization is experimentation and engagement. Emerging art and ideas are at the forefront of this experimentation, but only as they interact with people: art as an individual and communal experience; call and response; exchange and change; form and reform. We propose, support and present exceptional art embedded in social and cultural contexts, viewing contemporary art as an essential expression of our time. Beyond promoting various modes of artistic exploration, The Luminary investigates its own infrastructure as an artist-run organization in order to advance the understanding of our potentialities within broader social, cultural and political frameworks, documenting these models both in practice and through publishing via Temporary Art Review. Taken together, we seek to be an institution of our time, as malleable as the work we strive to support.

James McAnally's Blog


The Luminary is pleased to announce our 2nd annual Lot 49 contemporary art auction + fundraiser on Friday, March 24th from 7pm to 10pm.

Lot 49 is a unique artist-centric auction initiated and shaped by artists as an annual fundraiser for The Luminary and a direct means of support for artists in the region and beyond. The interactive auction will feature acclaimed artists nominated by their peers, with participating artists receiving 51% of all proceeds and the…


Posted on February 15, 2017 at 4:28pm

The Luminary's Upcoming Events // LAB: Teresajenee

The Luminary's musician-led project series, LAB, features St. Louis-native R&B artist-producer Teresajenee. The Love Eklectic Music visionary will take over The Luminary for a one-night-only multidisciplinary event that embraces the collective's artistic vision across music, visuals, and…


Posted on July 6, 2016 at 1:24pm

Lot 49 Contemporary Art Auction + Benefit

The Luminary is excited to present the first annual Lot 49 contemporary art auction & benefit on Friday, March 11th from 6 to 11pm! All proceeds go to the artists and to support The Luminary’s forward-thinking initiatives including…


Posted on February 6, 2016 at 4:24pm

The Luminary's Upcoming Events: Le1f & Foxing with O'brother, Tancred, and Adjy


The Luminary presents Le1f on Tuesday, March 29. Doors at 8:00 pm, show at 9:00 pm. Tickets $17 adv/dos. Buy tickets here.


Bjork is a fan, what else is…


Posted on February 6, 2016 at 4:00pm

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of MySLART.org to add comments!

Join MySLART.org

  • No comments yet!

STL Area Visual Art Happenings





















































































STL is so lucky to have such masterpieces minutes away! Please take advantage of all SLAM has to offer!





Tuesday–Sunday, 10:00 am–5:00 pm Friday, 10:00 am–9:00 pm Closed Monday Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. The Museum is open New Year's Day.


Admission to the Museum is free every day. Admission to featured exhibitions is free on Friday.

Click here for more details


© 2017   Created by MySLART.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service