Missouri Art Now: A Bicentennial Celebration

Missouri Art Now is a call-for-entry based competition that was juried among the four corners of Missouri to shed a spotlight on exemplary artists chosen for the distinguished honor of representing Missouri’s vibrant visual arts culture as we celebrate our Bicentennial. This traveling exhibition consists of 60 diverse works by 60 artists whose artistry stood out among hundreds of others. Missouri Art Now: A Bicentennial Celebration will visit the following venues throughout 2021:

  • March 5-27, 2021: Arts Council of Southeast Missouri in Cape Girardeau, MO
  • April 9-May 15, 2021: The Center for Missouri Studies in Columbia, MO
  • May 29-July 17, 2021: Spiva Center for the Arts in Joplin, MO
  • July 24-September 4, 2021: Hannibal Arts Council in Hannibal, MO
  • September 18-November 7, 2021: Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art in St. Joseph, MO

Missouri Art Now: A Bicentennial Celebration is a collaboration among Post Art Library and Spiva Center for the Arts in Joplin, MO; Hannibal Arts Council in Hannibal, MO; the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art in St. Joseph, MO; and the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri in Cape Girardeau, MO. Missouri Art Now is endorsed by Missouri 2021, an initiative of The State Historical Society of Missouri.