by Wallace Herndon SmithWallace Herndon Smith (1901-1990) was a founding member of the Bellwether Foundation. During his life, he was an accomplished and prolific painter in both oil and watercolor. Upon his death, he left his art collection to the Bellwether Foundation. For more information you may visit the Wallace Herndon Smith website.

Pictured: Street Scene in Normandy circa 1940

MRC Galleries in Harbor Springs, Michigan is hosting a showing of Wallace Herndon Smith oil paintings

This show entitled, Wallace Herndon Smith, A Lifelong Summer Painter in Harbor Springs, will run through the summer of 2015.  For more information, please contact Curtis Blanchard at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Our Mission

The mission of the Bellwether Foundation is to promote the ideals and aspirations of its founders and supporters beyond their lifetime by providing funds to organizations for projects which anticipate the future in the areas of the arts, computer science, education, finance, health care, medicine, and the social sciences, including research in any of these areas. Bellwether will receive, manage, and disburse funds on an annual or more frequent basis to provide for opportunities in any geographic region deemed appropriate by the Board of Trustees. Primary consideration will be given to such opportunities within the St. Louis community.


The Bellwether Foundation
231 S. Bemiston Ave
Suite 925
Saint Louis, MO 63105

meetings by appointment only

Telephone: (314) 862-1150
Fax: (314) 862-1927

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