You still have time to see Small Towns, Big Stories, a free exhibit documenting 75 years of the Missouri Photo Workshop, which photographs small Missouri towns annually. Peek into the changes of our landscape and culture as you view 121 images.

Joplin Unveils New Art Center

Artists and art lovers have a new creative haven in southwest Missouri. Art expert Joan Stack of the State Historical Society of Missouri paints a beautiful picture of opening night at this state-of-the-art gallery and entertainment complex.

New exhibit depicts ‘Trouble and Resilience in the American South’

The complex issues of race and class in small town America are forefront in the exhibit of Otis N. Pruitt photographs on display at the Missouri State Historical Society in Columbia, Mo. Those issues are intimately tied to Missouri’s history,

Missouri Bicentennial Quilt on display in Kansas City

To honor Missouri’s 200 years of statehood, the State Historical Society, Missouri Star Quilt Company, and the Missouri State Quilters Guild teamed up to find quilters for each of the individual quilt blocks.

Missouri students compete in National History Day contests

Judging for the National History Day contest in Missouri is underway statewide as just under 500 students in grades 6 to 12 compete in this year’s virtual contest, which is themed Debate and Diplomacy in History.

Missouri’s Fashion History: Now On Display

A new exhibit featuring the 200-plus year evolution of Missouri style and the important role of its apparel industry is on display at the State Historical Society of Missouri Art Gallery now through the end of June in Columbia, Mo.

Meet the Artist And His Legacy Landscapes

Byron Smith’s family has lived in Boone County near Columbia for generations, and his landscapes express not only the beauty of the local architecture and countryside, but also the artist’s strong ancestral connections.

Missouri Artist: Cutting Both Ways

You may not know the name, Fred Geary, but this Carroll County artist was a nationally important graphic designer in the first half of the twentieth century. He created an impressive body of fine-art woodcuts and wood engravings that are found in museums and libraries across the United States.