Works by George Caleb Bingham (on permanent exhibition)

May 3, 2023, 10:00 am – Dec 3, 2050, 10:00 am

State Historical Society of Missouri Art Gallery

605 Elm Street
Columbia, MO

Our permanent exhibition of works by George Caleb Bingham includes the monumental 1869/70 Civil War painting, Gen. Order No. 11, which represents the execution of a military directive evacuating civilians in four Missouri border counties. The  evacuation order that took place in the midst of  Missouri/Kansas guerilla fighting  in 1863.  Also on display is the Bingham painting Watching the Cargo, a classic example of the artist's genre images representing the Missouri workers involved in river commerce.  Finally a number of Bingham portraits are also exhibited.