The Mad Art Gallery is located in 2727 S. 12th Street, St. Louis, MO 63118. The Mad Art Gallery is a unique art space located in St. Louis On the southern portion of St Louis the Mad art gallery comprises an art deco police station of 1930ís era. The gallery is owned by Ron Buechele.
In January 2002 the Mad Art Gallery celebrated its first anniversary. In the ensuing years, the Mad Art Gallery in Missouri has developed into one of the most innovative art spaces in the St. Louis area. The gallery which was housed in a former art deco police station in Soulard was launched by artist and St. Louis county police officer Ron Buechele. The Mad Art Gallery serves to a broader group of public no portion of this gallery works for art promotion. This is an award winning art gallery and is a perfect place for art exhibitions. The gallery enclosure is a 19,000 square feet long area of terrazzo floors and marble hallways. The gallery which was previously a squad car garage turned into a vast 3800 square foot gallery space having state of the art lighting.
Till now the gallery provides glimpses into its former set up as a police station. The cells are now used for art conservation place. The bronze sergeant desk is now used as a bar for different events of gallery. The gallery focuses on the contemporary artworks from local and regional artists.
The gallery regularly organizes several exhibitions. The Mad Art Gallery of St. Louis is a place entirely dedicated to putting up exhibitions and cultural programs helping in the promotion of artists and the education of the masses.
The gallery also serves as the home to the famous cine 16 film series and is also a venue for hosting receptions and parties.