Special News:

2014 Missouri Humanities Awards

Each year, we honor those who have made exceptional contributions to the humanities in Missouri. Join us May 17 in St. Louis to recognize the 2014 recipients and to enjoy a performance from Thomas Jefferson, presented by Patrick Lee.

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Read from the Start Partners with St. Louis Public Schools

Thanks in part to a grant from PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., Read from the Start is taking place for the first time in the St. Louis Public School District.

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St. Louis Storytelling Festival Workshop

Preschool educators are invited to our free workshop as part of the St. Louis Storytelling Festival May 3. Storyteller Annette Harrison will demonstrate how to create a magical story time experience and each participant will receive four children’s books. Register by contacting Julie Douglas at 314.781.9660 or julie@mohumanities.org.

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Civil War in Missouri

The Civil War in Missouri is a joint effort of the Missouri Humanities Council and the Missouri History Museum to provide a special traveling exhibit for communities across Missouri from 2012 to 2015. Developed by the Missouri History Museum, this traveling exhibit is a smaller, portable version of their major civil war exhibition by the same name. It’s now touring Marshall, Mo. (March 29 – May 26), Linn, Mo. (June 14 – Aug. 10) and Sullivan, Mo. (Aug. 30 – Oct. 26).

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Ralls County, Missouri Heritage Driving Trail

The Missouri Humanities Council is kicking off its support of heritage tourism projects throughout Missouri. Take a historic drive through Ralls County with a driving trail, brought to you by the Missouri Humanities Council and the Ralls County Historical Society. Learn more about the Ralls County Missouri, Heritage Driving Trail.