Museum Magazine: Fall 2015/Issue 67

The latest Museum Magazine includes articles on the upcoming Mythology print show, recent Warhol acquisitions, a profile on our new curator, and more!

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Beyond Iconography cover

Benton Kidd, Curator of Ancient Art, has just published “Masonry Style in Phoenicia: Reconstructing Sumptuous Mural Decoration from the ‘Late Hellenistic Stuccoed Building’ at Tel Anafa” in Beyond Iconography: Materials, Methods and Meaning in Ancient Surface Decoration, edited by Sarah Lepinski and Susanna McFadden, and published by the Archaeological Institute of America. 

Alex Barker

Members of the world’s largest scholarly anthropological organization have elected the director of the University of Missouri Museum of Art and Archaeology as their new leader. Alex Barker, professor of archaeology, takes office as the vice president/president-elect of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) November 22. 


The Dresser movie poster
Friday, September 11, 2015 - 7:00pm
Location: 106 Lefevre Hall

Join us for a free screening of The Dresser (1983) in 106 Lefevre Hall. Sponsored by the Daniel Boone Regional Library
in connection with the One-Read selection, Station Eleven!

Top Hat movie poster
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 7:00pm
Location: Mizzou North, Room 707

Join us for a free viewing of Top Hat (1935)!

Directed by Mark Sandrich
Starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, and Lucille Ball

Annual Crawfish Boil
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Location: Mizzou North, 115 Business Loop 70W

Join us for the Annual Crawfish Boil! Buy your tickets now!

Slip into some jeans and join us on the grounds of Mizzou North. Feast on crawfish, étouffée, muffalettas, pralines, bread pudding, and beer!

Dr. Cinnamon Brown
Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 5:00pm
Location: 112 Lefevre Hall


Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live!
Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Mizzou North Lobby

Museum Day in Conjunction with the Smithsonian 

1:00–3:00pm, Mizzou North Lobby

(Limit two children per accompanying adult) 

No preregistration required

Mizzou North
115 Business Loop 70 West
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Closed on Mondays and University holidays

"I still remember the feeling of awe and disbelief when I was alone and walked in the room with those casts." --Ruth Tofle, chair of architecture, winner of the 2013 distinguished faculty award from the MU Alumni Association