There are a lot of free events cooking at the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park on Tuesday, June 19.
The day starts off at 10:30 p.m. with Summer Family Fun Series: Katie Banister. A portrait is so much more than a painting of a person. In the gallery installation The Language of Portraits, the pictures tell stories about the lives and personalities of the people in them. What story would you want to tell? Poems are a good way of telling stories too!
Join Katie Banister at 10:30 or 11:30a.m., or 1 p..m for a 45-minute poetry-writing workshop to create your own written portrait.
Stop by the hands-on art workshop anytime from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. to create a work of art to go with your poem portrait. While all ages are welcome, the writing workshops are best suited for children ages 7-11.
Don’t forget to check out the rest of our Summer Family Fun Series activities.
At noon enjoy Brick by Chance and Fortune Documentary. St. Louis has a rich history as both a producer and a user of building material that’s as lovely as it is sturdy: brick! This documentary offers a look at the use of fire to make brick.
New! All for Union: A Brief History of Missouri in the Civil War. Getan overview of politics, battles, and massacres in Missouri during the Civil War.
In the aftermath of a fire, there are many questions about how and why the disaster occurred. From arson to accident, it is the job of fire investigators to determine the cause of the blaze.
St. Louis has great parks! And St. Louisans are passionate about them. Acclaimed local historians NiNi Harris and Esley Hamilton discuss their book, which takes readers through the…
Jazz quartet D’Fynitive Soul performs standards as well as inspired interpretations of spirituals on this day commemorating the abolition of slavery in the U.S.