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May 3, 2021
Featuring a conversation with Melton McLaurin about the history, legacy, and 30th anniversary of his award-winning book, Celia, A Slave.
April 30, 2021
Missouri 2021 Presents is a free virtual series highlighting bicentennial commemorations around the state. The next program, held on May 4, features places and events to explore this summer as part of the Missouri 2021 Bicentennial.
April 29, 2021

August 10, 2021, Missouri Statehood Day, marks an important milestone: 200 years since the Missouri Territory became the 24th state to enter the Union. More than 200 bicentennial events are taking place this year, statewide, with major public events scheduled in August.

April 28, 2021
Watch as SHSMO art curator Joan Stack provides a virtual tour of Daniel Fitzpatrick’s WWII cartoons. As the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist, Fitzpatrick chronicled the progression of World War II as it happened with powerful and poignant editorial Read more