Laumeier Sculpture Park broke ground in late October on the Adam Aronson Fine Arts Center. This new building is the centerpiece of Laumeier's $10 million capital campaign, which also includes the renovation of the 1917 Estate House.
The Adam Aronson Fine Arts Center and public plaza will include space for exhibitions, performances, lectures and special events, according to a park news release. The 7,512-square-foot building will have 3,204 square feet of gallery space and 1,358 square feet of storage and conservation space. The construction timeline calls for construction to be complete in early 2015.
The Estate House will be renovated and renamed as the Family Education Laboratory for Art. Laumeier plans to expand its educational programming in this space, which will house multi-media classrooms, a family meeting area, reception space and staff offices.
The park's capital campaign also included already-completed infrastructure improvements, including the installation of a new upper parking lot.
The 105-acreLaumeier Sculpture Park is located at 12580 Rott Road St. Louis, Mo., 63127. Admission to the park is free.