Critical Mass

FINAL_logoCritical Mass for the Visual Arts is a nonprofit, self-formed visual arts collaborative dedicated to promoting, enhancing and initiating contemporary visual art in the St. Louis region.


Mayoral Town Hall on Arts and Culture Video Now Available- 2017 Municipal Elections


Citizen Artist STL , Critical Mass for the Visual Arts, All the Art and The Luminary partnered to bring you this Mayoral Town Hall on Arts and Culture. The mayoral candidates for the City of St. Louis gathered for a town hall style event focused on topics that matter to the arts and culture community in St. Louis. Check out the videos in which De Nichols and Sylvester Brown Jr. lead the candidates through an in depth discussion of their positions. The video includes performances by Corey Black, Pacia Anderson, and Bisa Adero.

Thank You!

Thanks to all those who contributed to our Critical Conversations Friendraiser! In total, we raised $1045! We look forward to bringing your generosity to fruition in our upcoming Critical Conversations. Our next is coming up this Spring, stay tuned for more info. If you have ideas for discussion, topics, panelists, moderators, or venues, please email us at , or twitter @criticalmassSTL

Critical Conversations- Presence and Absence: Representations and Expressions of African and African-American IdentityVideo Available

Check out the video document for this most recent Critical Conversation. A special thanks to MK, Kevin, Lyndon, Kahlil, Kat, Dani (and baby) for their efforts. Thanks also to St. Louis Artworks, Vanity Gee, Ellie Balk, Sarah Griesbach, All the Art, Andrea Purnell, Vicki Kahn, and Priscella Block (St. Louis Artworks).

Announcing the Winners of 2016’s Creative Stimulus Awards- Ellie Balk, Addoley Dzegede, and Amy Reidel!

Here’s the latest press from Nancy Fowler at St. Louis Public Radio.

Check out this time-lapse video of the Seed the Change !

Created by Public Works Project winner Jessica Witte.