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Apr 20, 2021

Virtual Missouri Trailblazers: Thomas Hart Benton

Viewing the mural “A Social History of the State of Missouri” is one of the most exciting parts of a visit to our state’s Capitol. Painted by Thomas Hart Benton in 1936, the mural tells the story of our state from its pioneer beginnings to the industrial 20th century. Join Dr. Sarah Jones, art historian and museum interpreter, to discuss Benton’s life and career, including the story of his Missouri mural and his role in the rise of American regionalism. This event is for ages 10 and up.

Registration for this virtual program is required. A registration link will be added when it becomes available.


Time: 1-2 pm

Location: Virtual Event

Cost: Free

Contact: For more information, contact Misty Bastion at Misty.Bastion@dnr.mo.gov 

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