Meet Clara Straight

Wide smiles and watercolors


Escape to the Daum

Contemporary art encourages children to think, look, and talk.


The 2020 Market Fair has Been Cancelled

Meet the vendors who'll be selling their wares at the 2020 Best of Missouri Life Festival.


Mural located at Popular Missouri Vacation Spot

Madeleine LeMieux Creates Art with a Purpose in Columbia

A Columbia artist creates with the environment, diversity, and young artists in mind.


From our Archive: The Missouri Murals

Explore Thomas Hart Benton's Missouri Murals.


Missouri Life Travels through European water landscape

Cruise Through Europe With Missouri Life!

Join Missouri Life editors and publishers Danita and Greg Wood on this fantastic trip of a lifetime! Have you ever wanted to cruise the Rhine River?


Artists decorated tree in local market fair in missouri

Enter to Win a Pair of Lux True/False Passes

Missouri Life magazine is giving away a pair of Lux passes to True/False Film Fest!


Party Animals was taken at the Northern Prairie Alpaca Farm in Sullivan. Alpacas were almost wiped out in the 1500s when the Spanish conquistadors invaded the Andes. Now they are wildly popular and can be found worldwide except in the Antarctic.

All Creatures Big and Small

Kim Carr has made her living from animal photography since 2010.


Yellow Dog Bookshop in Columbia Missouri

Cozy Up with a Good Book

Find the perfect winter reading material at Columbia bookshops.


World State Fair in Missouri

2019 Discover the Best of Missouri Life Awards

You voted. We counted. Now you can discover some best-kept secrets and surprises around the state in eight different categories, such as culture, destinations, food, lore and legend, and more.