4/13/2014 | Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site | Kansas City, MO
Site staff will be on hand to discuss recent changes at the Benton Home, plans for future projects, and a brief overview of Missouri State Parks. An emphasis during the meeting will be a summary of events taking place around the city to celebrate Tom Benton’s 125th birthday. Light refreshments will be served. Guided tours of the home and studio will be available before and after the meeting. Click here to read the news release.
Thomas Hart Benton was born 125 years ago - April 15, 1889 in Neosho, Mo. Throughout 2014, commemorations to honor Missouri’s most famous painter will be occurring at venues throughout Kansas City. Learn more about these celebrations, and pick up a schedule of events, at this meeting. Everyone is also encouraged to attend the Benton Birthday Bash at Kelly’s Westport Inn from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. on Friday, April 11; and to view the new birthday hat on the Benton statue in front of Jannes Library at the Kansas City Art Institute.
Meeting time: 2 p.m.
Meeting location: Thomas Hart Benton Home