August 1, 2012

Chess Inspires... A Special Exhibition at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

Posted in Events, Exhibitions


The World Chess Hall of Fame in collaboration with Lambert - St. Louis International Airport is pleased to present Chess Inspires… In accordance with the World Chess Hall of Fame’s mission to promote the artistic and cultural significance of chess, Chess Inspires… highlights the convergence of chess and the creative energies of artists and designers inspired by the game’s diverse applications.Chess and creativity have shared a close relationship virtually since the invention of the game. Within the standardized arrangement of 32 pieces on the grid of the game board, creative thinkers have found innumerable ways to challenge expectations with innovative approaches, transforming this timeless and universal game into something novel and even unconventional.


Opening Reception, Wednesday, August 1st, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Open to the Public

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport Terminal 1

Meeting Place Gallery

Located in Terminal 1 Baggage Claim Area near Exit 11 


Please join the World Chess Hall of Fame and Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis for a chess-inspired art exhibition, chess playing, and complimentary coffee and pastries!

On view August 1st - October 12th.