Current Exhibits


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Missouri and World War I

Missouri and World War I

June 28 through October 20

Corridor Gallery Research Center-Columbia

Missouri and World War I examines the Great War's impact on Missourians' daily lives through photographs and correspondence that provide firsthand accounts of their experiences, both on the home front and abroad. The exhibit provides interpretation of contemporary artifacts ranging from newspapers to sheet music and books, helping us to better understand the political, social, and cultural climate of the period.

Thomas Hart Benton's American Mythologies

Thomas Hart Benton's American Mythologies

April 8 through September 29

Main Gallery Research Center-Columbia

To commemorate the 125th anniversary of the artist's birth on April 15, 1889, this exhibition showcases Thomas Hart Benton artworks that explore the mythic West, including subjects such as Jesse James and the writings of Mark Twain. Visit the Main Gallery at the Research Center-Columbia this April through October to view the intersections of American cultural heritage in Benton's regionalist images.

Remembering Gen. Order No. 11

Order No. 11

General Order No. 11

Through Summer, 2014

Bingham Room, Main Gallery, Columbia Research Center

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War edict that inspired George Caleb Bingham’s painting, an exhibition of related artworks will feature John Sartain’s 1872 engraved plate, Fred Shane’s drawing of Quantrill’s raid, together with James J. Froese’s abstract interpretation of Bingham’s painting created ca. 1970.