Event Calendar

Featured Events

Join SHSMO archivist Zack Palitzsch as he provides tips for downloading files from social media, backing up those files, and preserving information on social media accounts. Online and free, registration required.

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The Field House Museum hosts Stephen Sharp Davis for his presentation “Mormonising” Political and Religious Dissent in Nineteenth Century Missouri.
Linda Hall Library and Kansas City Public Library host Kelly Johnston for an online presentation of Show Me Frank Lloyd Wright. Online and free, registration is appreciated.

On Demand Programs

Explore Missouri's past and prepare for the future through the African American Experience in Missouri lecture series. A collaboration of the State Historical Society of Missouri's Center for Missouri Studies and the University of Missouri's Division of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity, it is designed to offer the community opportunities to reach a new understanding of present-day Missouri by learning about the history of African Americans within the state.
Join SHSMO oral historian Sean Rost, Ph.D., as he introduces oral history methodology from pre-interview through the final project in this on demand program from the State Historical Society of Missouri.
The flu epidemic of 1918 ravaged populations around the globe. It is estimated that the flu contributed to the deaths of more than 50 million people worldwide by the end of 1920. In this two-part series, SHSMO senior archivist Kathleen Seale talks about how different communities in Missouri experienced and responded to the 1918 flu epidemic.
Watch as SHSMO art curator Joan Stack, Ph.D., provides a virtual tour focusing on the aesthetics of the State Historical Society of Missouri’s new headquarters in Columbia. Designed by Kansas City architectural firm Gould Evans, the Center for Missouri Studies is an award-winning, state-of-the-art facility that provides lasting preservation for Missouri history and culture statewide.