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News Release 060

Contact: Steph Deidrick, 573-751-9392
                steph.deidrick@dnr.mo.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 25, 2014 Volume 42-14-060 

"The World Came to St. Louis" at the Missouri State Museum on May 7

Jefferson City, Mo. - The Missouri State Museum will present the program, “The World Came to St. Louis,” as part of its ongoing “Museum after Hours” series on Wednesday, May 7. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, visitors are invited for an evening open house and viewing of the exhibit, “Show Me the Fair: Souvenirs and Remembrances of the 1904 World’s Fair.” The program will also feature the opportunity to visit with World’s Fair enthusiasts.

The program will be held from 5-9 p.m. in the Elizabeth Rozier Gallery, which is in the Union Hotel at 101 Jefferson Street. The gallery is part of Jefferson Landing State Historic Site, which is part of the Missouri State Museum.

The Missouri State Museum’s “Museum after Hours” events are held the first Wednesday of each month when the museum galleries remain open from 5-9 p.m. While this month’s programming will occur at Jefferson Landing, the main museum galleries will also be open until 9 p.m. Evening entry to the museum will be through the carriage entrance on the south side of the building underneath the grand staircase.

The Missouri State Museum, which is part of Missouri State Parks, is located on the first floor of the Missouri State Capitol. For more information, contact the museum at 573-751-2854. For information on state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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