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Saturday, October 17th - starting at 6:30 P.M.

Join us for our fifth annual Humanities Gala, MOmentum, on October 17th as we bring you “MOmentum: What Our Community Tells Us About America.” Celebrate the humanities safely from the comfort of your own home. Featuring Honorary Chair, Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe and special guest Pulitzer Prize Winner Jane Smiley, author of “What St. Louis Tells Us About America.” The night will also feature a performance by Native tribal drummers and dancers, and a musical performance by Blues musician Little Dylan. 

The private streaming link will be emailed to each registered guest, so you can celebrate at any location around Missouri. Pre-show begins at 6:30 p.m. Special Guest Speaker beginning at 7 p.m.

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Virtual Auction

Our virtual auction is now open for bidding!

We have some exciting items, tickets, and packages up for grabs. From a two night golf getaway for four at Osage national Resort to St. Louis Cardinals Seats, Club Passes, and Field Passes… there is a little something for everyone!


We are still accepting donations for our silent auction.

To submit a donation, or for more information, email Ashley Beard-Fosnow.
This program is made possible by the support of the Andrew W Mellon Foundation. It is part of the “Democracy and the Informed Citizen” Initiative, administered by the Federation of State Humanities Councils. The initiative seeks to deepen the public’s knowledge and appreciation of the vital connections between democracy, the humanities, journalism, and an informed citizenry.