Join us November "Ape" (8th) thru 16th for a unique exhibit!

The Great Apes Paint

The Gorillas, Orangutans and Chimpanzees at the St. Louis Zoo, participate in several enrichment activities, one of which is painting. SOHA is proud to exhibit these special works of art this November.

The Great Apes Paint - An Exhibit + Fundraiser for the Apes at the St. Louis Zoo

Including portraits of the artists, photographed by Jess Dewes

Opening Reception, Friday, November "Ape" (8th) 6pm - 10pm 
Proceeds benefit the Apes and Ape Enrichment Programs at the St. Louis Zoo

Family Day, Sunday, Nov. 10, 11am - 4pm
Games and Crafts related to the Ape Enrichment Programs at the Zoo and Q/A with the Zookeepers

Conservation Lecture by Crickette Sanz, Wed, Nov 13, 7pm 
Also meet the Zookeepers for special Q/A and photographer Jess Dewes

All paintings will be available for purchase along with beautifully photographed portraits of the artists by Jess Dewes. Large portions of the proceeds go directly to the preservation efforts of these glorious creatures. 

Join us for the opening event on Friday, Nov. 8th from 6-10pm, and Family Day on Sunday Nov. 10th from 11-4pm


  • Occurred Friday, November 8th, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm


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