Missouri Remembers: Artists in Missouri through 1951

Inspired by the 200th anniversary of the State of Missouri, The Spencer Art Reference Library of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in partnership with the Kansas City Art Institute and The St. Louis Public Library is creating a freely available website documenting the artists who have been active in Missouri throughout its history. Project partners are mining their artist files and archival collections to tell the stories of iconic artists like Thomas Hart Benton and George Caleb Bingham but also artists from under-represented communities including women, artists of color and self-taught artists.

Whether you’re a collector, a teacher, a researcher or just love all things related to the “Show-Me” state Missouri Remembers: Artists in Missouri through 1951 is your gateway to exploring the artists of Missouri! Missouri Remembers is currently in development and will launch soon!

Upcoming Programs

Behind the Scenes: Discovering Missouri Artists
Thursday, August 19 | 12 – 1:00pm CST

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Wiki edit-a-thon: Missouri Artists
Thursday, September 23, 2021 | 11 – 1:00pm CST

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