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After the tumult of the past two years—moving the Museum, renovating storage and public spaces, reinstalling the collection and opening our galleries to the public—we were just beginning to settle into a routine when the University went

Byron L. Smith (American, b. 1960) Martin Luther King Jr. 1929–1968, 1989 Color serigraph Gift of the artist in memory of his grandmother, Laura Garcia Davis (2005.32)

As Black History Month begins, and a new year still finds its footing, the University of Missouri’s Museum of Art and Archaeology is displaying works by black American artists — works that show us the world they lived in and, in some cases, the world they wanted to inhabit. Read the rest of the Columbia Tribune article here!

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Listen up! Here is your chance to have a tour with our director, Dr. Alex Barker!

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KBIA considers beauty at the Museum. Listen here!


Thomas Rowlandson (English, 1756–1827) A Milk Sop, 1818 or later
Sunday, February 14, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: All Museum Galleries - Tour Open to the Public

Tour Open to the Public.

Docents: Remy Wagner and Valerie Hammons

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:15pm
Location: Mizzou North, Room 123

Did you miss the first book discussion? No problem! Join us for a brown bag lunch as we discuss The House Girl.


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Wednesday, February 17, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Mizzou North, Room 707

Presentation: “Slavery and the Underground Railroad”

Daniel Domingues, MU African History and African Slave Trade Professor

2:00–3:00pm, Mizzou North, Room 707

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Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 7:00pm
Location: Mizzou North, Room 707

Join us for a free screening of The Help (2011)!

Directed by Tate Taylor

Starring Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer,
and Emma Stone

Doris Frazier
Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 2:00pm
Location: Mizzou North, European and American Gallery

African American Gospel Music Concert featuring Master Doris Frazier and Apprentice Peyton Boyd from the Missouri Folk Arts Program

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"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