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The Great Flood Exhibition

Join us for a retrospective look marking the 30th anniversary of the Great Flood of 1993. The 1993 flood of the Missouri River and its tributaries was undoubtedly record-breaking. In its wake, the Great Flood left a landscape permanently changed. The disaster would go on record as the worst flood in United States history when […]


Murals of Neosho Guide and Descriptive Audio Tour

Neosho, MO Neosho, MO, United States

Neosho Arts Council is debuting their new Murals of Neosho Guide and Descriptive Audio Tour. Everyone can now visit the town’s murals in person or online while watching and listening to a descriptive audio tour of each piece. The audio descriptions will guide viewers through the work using descriptive language while weaving in historical and […]



State Historical Society of Missouri Art Gallery 605 Elm Street, Columbia

This video Installation by Valerie Wedel, an art professor at William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri, features enlarged, hand-painted copies of letters that are held in the archives of the State Historical Society of Missouri. The images have been artistically “aged” for effect, crumpled, torn, and scattered to represent controversies surrounding access to historical information. […]


Christmastime in Historic Hermann

Historic Hermann, MO 301 E Wharf St., Hermann, Mo. 65041, MO

Christmastime is magical in our German village, where holiday traditions date back centuries. Beginning with a traditional Lantern Parade just after Thanksgiving and ending with the annual ringing of the […]

A Classic Hollywood Christmas (Zoom)

Ring in the holidays with some classic movie magic! Join film historian Dr. Annette Bochenek as she presents the history of several beloved holiday classics. Check out the memorable performances and legacies of It’s A Wonderful Life, White Christmas, Miracle on 34th Street and more. Program registration will close 30 minutes prior to the start […]


Baking your way through the Holidays (Zoom)

Discover the baking traditions of Chanukah, Kwanzaa, and Christmas with Fr. Dominic, the “Bread Monk.” He will share the histories, cultures, and breads associated with these holidays. Program registration will […]


Holiday Open House

George Washington Carver National Monument 5656 Carver Road, Diamond, Missouri

The park staff and volunteers invite the public to celebrate the holidays with crafts, music, and refreshments. There will be readings of George Washington Carver's Christmas Letters, and selections of from the Missouri Slave Narratives.


Swedish Council St. Lucia Festival

Kirkwood Community Center 111 S. Geyer Road, Kirkwood, MO, United States

Swedish Council of St. Louis presents its annual Sankta Lucia Festival at the Kirkwood Community Center Theater. It's a traditional Swedish Christmas with dancing, singing, elves, St. Lucia, and more. The Swedish Butik (boutique) will open at 2:00 pm. The narrated performance with traditional Swedish Christmas songs, dancing, Swedish elves, and Jul Tomte (Santa) begins […]

$5 – $12

Struggle for an Education

George Washington Carver National Monument 5656 Carver Road, Diamond, Missouri

Learn more about this and other challenges George Washington Carver faced in his pursuit of a formal education.


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