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17, January 2013

When More Isn't Merrier

As the Museum prepares its 250 in 250 exhibit to commemorate the 250th anniversary of St. Louis, we are taking our readers behind the scenes of the yearlong exhibit-making process.

OK, this is going to be tough.

The idea was this: To commemorate St. Louis’s 250th anniversary in 2014, we create an exhibit that tells that history through 50 people, 50 places, 50 moments, 50 images, and 50 objects. The exhibit would be called 250 in 250. Read more »

21, December 2012

Introducing 250 in 250

St. Louis will turn 250 years old in 2014, and we recently decided to plan an exhibit to commemorate the anniversary. This exhibit gives us the opportunity to tell St. Louis’s history in a number of new ways and to invite our visitors to think broadly and deeply about the city’s past, present, and future.

Photo at left: The 250 in 250 exhibit team meets for the first time. Read more »