Missouri Germans Consortium

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March Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Gottfried Duden
  • Utopia – Closing events
  • Curator Tours
  • Der Anzeiger
  • Tandem Guides
  • Upcoming Events
Duden lived here from 1824-27
Report on a Journey to the Western States

On Sunday, March 15, 2015 historian and author Dorris Keeven-Franke will share the history of Gottfried Duden and his book A Report on A Journey to the Western States of North America, which inspired thousands to emigrate from Germany to the U.S. – Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell,  AT&T Auditorium at 2:30 pm




April 18, 2015  Saturday – Closing Weekend for Utopia at MHM             check EVENTS at Mo-Germans.com for all the latest

  • 10am to 5pm –   Muss i denn desk in the UTOPIA GALLERY will be open.
  • 11:00am  –  Presentation with comments by Immigrant exhibit photographers. Schnucks Classroom
  • 12:00 noon – Utopia – Revisiting a German State in America

    Documentary showing – Lee Auditorium

  • 2:30pm – Giessen A presentation by Dr. Ludwig Brake, city archivist of Giessen and academic director of the Utopia exhibit. Lee Auditorium
  • Discovery Tour – A City of Immigrants  Call 314-361-9017 9am-3pm

Sunday, April 19 – Closing Weekend for Utopia at MHM

  • 10am to 5pm – Muss i denn desk in the UTOPIA GALLERY will be open.
  • 11:30am – Author Rolf Schmidt; Selected Readings from his work “The Move” with Autumn Franke in the Lee Auditorium
  • 1:00pm – Adam Arenson, “Citizenship and Civil War: Germans in St. Louis.” AT&T
  • 2:30pm – Julia Muench, “Piano Music for an Epic German
    Julia Muench
    Julia Muench

    Emigration Story.” Lee Auditorium

  • 3:45/4pm –  MIRA presents Utopia Team with “The Missouri Immigrant Experience” Commemorative Art Poster . Lee Auditorium
  • 4:15pm –  “The Unconditioned” – fictional movie about German radical student groups in the early 1800s. Lee Auditorium

CURATOR TOURS of the Utopia – Revisiting a German State in America Exhibit happen every Tuesday at 10:30 am at Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell,  For more information….

BlogAnzeigerDer Anzeiger is the new e-Journal from Missouri Germans Consortium

Published Quarterly in January, April, July, and October this magazine is filled with stories of the Germans that made Missouri. Great photographs, recipes, and genealogy how-to. Charter Subscription rate is 20% off until April 1st. For more information...

Tandem Guides perform in the Utopia Gallery
Tandem Guides perform in the Utopia Gallery

TANDEM GUIDES Recently nine students from Bremen visited St. Louis, sharing their story of emigration and Utopia. While here they shared with the Teens Make History of Missouri History Museum; and the German Language students in the Rockwood School District near St. Louis. These young students are part of the international project of Utopia. For more of their story…

Every month there are loads of events of interest to those who love Missouri’s Germans. Looking for something fun for the family? Look no further than Missouri Germans EVENTS listing.

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