If you would like to meet the Tandem Guides, they will be performing in the Utopia Gallery on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 2:30 pm.. They have been studying their English in preparation, and are nervous about their first trip to the U.S. and performing. Join us as we welcome the Tandem Guides: Chioma, Patricia, Gözde, Jennifer, Sina, Melissa, Dawid, Ersin and Nico to St. Louis.
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!
The film accompanies the exhibit Utopia – Revisiting a German State in America which opens at the Missouri History Museum on November 22, 2014.