WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE MUSEUM?

DUELING PIANOS

Thank you to everyone who attended the Dueling Pianos concert featuring Sutu Forte and Tom Andes and other great local artists! The concert was standing room only and we all had fun while raising money for the Blind Boone Piano Endowment Fund. Thank you!!!!!!!

AT YOUR MUSEUM AND GALLERIES 

 THE WALTERS HISTORY MUSEUM 

Home and Community 1910-1919 

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Step back into small-town Missouri life as it was in the 1910s!

Check out WWI-era life every day through the week, from Church Sundays to laundry day. What did a classroom look like? How did the war affect the families of the soldiers involved?

 


DSCN1624The Boone County Service Flag, 1919

This flag was created by Mrs. G F Troxell to honor the soldiers from Boone County that served in World War I. Each star represents a soldier from Boone County who served in WWI, and the gold stars represent soldiers who died. Under each star is the name of the soldier and information about them. On Washington’s birthday, February 22, 1920, the flag was hung in the stage of the Hall Theater (now the Panera Bread downtown on the corner of 9th St. and Cherry St).

 DSCN1622Have you ever wondered how medicine was practiced around the turn of the century? Peek into Dr. Frank G. Nifong’s doctor’s bag and look at how medicine was administered, equipment was kept sterile, and the different tools doctors used to help their patients.

 

 

 

IN THE MONTMINY ART GALLERY 

The Montminy Gallery is closed for the season. Special thanks to all of the artists and art fans for making 2013 a spectacular success. The 2014 Montminy Season begins with show featuring Columbia’s own prolific watercolorist and educator Frank Stack. For more about the Montminy Gallery and about the artists that that have been featured in recent seasons, follow this LINK.

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For more information on exhibits, activities, and events, please call the Boone County Museum, 573-443-8936. You can also contact us by sending an email to our general emailbox at boonecountymuseum@yahoo.com, or by clicking the link.