March 20, 1811

Birthday of “The Missouri Artist,” George Caleb Bingham.

Based upon content from the book Missouri 365: This Day in Missouri History by John W. Brown, broadcaster and Missouri historian. Get your copy at Reedy Press.

Image—”George Caleb Bingham” by crazysanman.history is marked with CC BY-NC 2.0

BONUS CONTENT: Read more about Bingham and other notable Missouri artists here, Ten Missouri Artworks, from our archives.