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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Teachers Encouraged to Join National History Day

The Missouri State Teachers Association highlighted the benefits of National History Day in Missouri in its recent blog and inspired teachers to judge this year’s competition before adding it to their curricula.

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MHC Speaks Up About Reading Month

Missouri Humanities Council Family Programs Director Julie Douglas gives her expertise in making reading a family affair for Reading Month in this Public News Service interview.

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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.