Utopia – Revisiting a German State in America Opening soon at the Missouri History Museum in St. Louis, Missouri In 1834, over 500 German emigrants, all members of the Giessen… Read more Missouri Germans News for November →
The exhibition will be open from November 22, 2014 until April 19, 2015, as the Missouri History Museum hosts many lectures, films, programs and events in conjunction. The free exhibition was created by an internatioanl group of historians, archivists, film makers, photographers and artists called the Traveling Summer Republic, and is in both German and in English.
Plans were suddenly changed and Follenius sent word to Muench, who was held up in Nieder Gemünden, to “meet him in St. Louis” in the young state of Missouri.
Come help them unpack in November, hear their stories and experience their history.
St. Louis’ own Missouri History Museum in Forest Park will be the perfect place to experience what some have come to call Utopia.
The Traveling Summer Republic transforms the emigrants’ search into concrete experiences, and the team’s every arrival and farewell becomes a public event. The exhibits are unpacked, the travel trunks become the exhibits…
Germans that make Missouri what it is today…
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.