(For a more complete list, see past events)
January 9, 2015 from 11:00am to 12:00pm
"George Caleb Bingham: A Painter and his Politics." Gallery talk with Julie Dunn-Morton, Ph.D., Curator of Fine Art Collections at the St. Louis Mercantile Library. This event is free and open to the public. Please call 314-516-7248 to RSVP.
March 28, 2015 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
"The Shifting Socio—Political Meanings of George Caleb Bingham's Jolly Flat Boatmen Pictures" Lecture featuring Joan Stack, Curator of Art Collections, State Historical Society of Missouri. Tickets are $10 for members or $12 for non-members. Please call 314-516-7248 to RSVP.
May 1, 2, and 3, 2015
The St. Louis Fine Print, Rare Book & Paper Arts Fair. J.C. Penny Conference Center, UMSL North Campus. Friday, May 1, Benefit Preview Party & Silent Auction 6:00-9:00pm. The fair continues Saturday May 2 from 10:00am -5:00pm & Sunday May 3 from 11:00am- 4:00pm. For tickets and information please call 314-516-7248 or visit printfair.umsl.edu.
(For a more complete list, see past exhibitons)
Director's Choice: Acquisitions, Donations and Discoveries for the Mercantile Library's Collections: 1984–2014
On display in the lobby gallery on the second floor. In recognition of John Hoover's 30th Anniversary of service to the St. Louis Mercantile Library and in honor of the establishment of the John neal Hoover Endowed Directorship of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri—St. Louis.
Mapping St. Louis History: An Exhibition of Historic Maps, Books and Images Commemorating the 250th Anniversary of the Founding of St. Louis
On display throughout the first floor. .
Merchants on the Map: Selections of Original Business Records from the Mercantile Library's Special Collections through Time
On display in the elevator gallery on the first floor. .
George Caleb Bingham and his Prints of American Frontier Life: A Mirror of National Growth and Change
On display in the atrium until March 31, 2015.
Whistle Stops: Campaigning By Train
On display in the Dr. Allen B. and Helen S. Shopmaker American Political Collection gallery. Various cases of memorabilia from presidential campaigns conducted by train including those of Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Reagan, and Obama.