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The Missouri Folk Arts Program (MFAP) is a program of the Missouri Arts Council and is administered by the Museum of Art and Archaeology at the University of Missouri-Columbia. MFPA was established in 1984 and builds cross-cultural understanding by documenting, conserving and presenting our state's living folk arts and folklife in collaboration with Missouri's citizens.
Lisa L. Higgins, Director, oversees all projects/initiatives, budgets, fundraising and staff/interns. She is the Program Specialist for the Missouri Arts Council’s Folk Arts grants.
Deborah A. Bailey, Folk Arts Specialist, coordinates public programs, like the Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program, and provides assistance for artists, festivals and organizations.
address: 21 Parker Hall | University of Missouri | Columbia, MO 65211-2330