The mission of Saint Louis Ballet is to provide the metropolitan St. Louis region with a resident
professional ballet company that performs classical and contemporary works and offers
education programs of the highest quality for the cultural enrichment and enjoyment of the entire community.
Founded in 1976, Laumeier is one of the first and largest dedicated sculpture parks in the country. In 1968, Mrs. Matilda Laumeier bequeathed the first 72 acres of the future Laumeier Sculpture Park to St. Louis County in memory of her husband, Henry Laumeier.