Do you ever wonder why Missouri is so German? This month we are taking a look at what makes Missouri so German, then we share several ways to experience the German in Missouri and take a look at how German Missouri is compared to the rest of the U.S.!
The Exhibit Missouri Immigrant Experience: Faces and Places funded by the Missouri Humanities Council recently opened at the German American Heritage Foundation’s Museum in Washington DC. We have a video of… Read more Missouri Immigrant Experience Exhibit →
Utopia – Revisiting a German State in America opened September 6, in Washington, D.C. at the German American Heritage Foundation’s museum where it will be until October 25, 2014. On November 22, 2014 it will open at the Missouri History Museum in St. Louis, Missouri.
While the exhibit shares the story of one of the largest emigration societies to ever emigrate to Missouri, it is discussion of immigration as well, and relative to today's issues. In 1834, five hundred people of all ages, occupations, religions and cities in Germany came to the U.S. in search of its' freedoms!
There will be special hours and events for the opening weekend Sunday, September 7, and Monday, September 8, 2014.
This is part of the Immigrant Entrepreneurship: German-American Business Biographies: 1720 to the Present program at the German American Heritage Foundation.
From the Traveling Summer Republic Team in Bremen, The exhibition “Utopia” in Bremen is coming to an end. The exhibition can still be visited until July 4, afterwards all objects and stations will be stowed back in the container and be shipped abroad to its next station, the German-American Heritage Museum, Washington DC. On Friday, 4 July 2014 at 6 pm, we warmly invite to one of the last events: “BBQ with Joan Koechig on Independence Day” and to the open air TV projection of the soccer match Germany vs. France. Food & drinks… Read more Farewell →
Should Missouri petition Merriam-Webster to change its definition of Utopia?