National Bison Day at Prairie State Park

With the signing of the National Bison Legacy Act on May 9, 2016 by former President Barack Obama, the bison became our official National Mammal, to be celebrated the first Saturday of November. Prairie State Park will recognize this momentous occasion with a day-long event at the park.

Historical Skills: Spinning and Weaving at Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site

Olive Boone was no stranger to crafting handmade items during her time on the homestead. Join site staff to see how residents of the Boone homestead transformed raw materials into finished goods. Try your hand at spinning cotton or operating a 19th century barn frame loom.

Wonder and Sustainability: Missouri Association for Museums and Archives Annual Conference

This year the theme of our Annual Conference will be Wonder and Sustainability. The conference, held in Springfield, Missouri, will allow professionals to share moments of wonder that are happening at their museums and archives, as well as best practices for creating a sustainable future. CALL FOR PROPOSALS: due July 1 Join us for tours of Bass Pro and Wonders…

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