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March 2021

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Spiro and its Rock Art Connections

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Take a break from your day and enjoy a series of virtual presentations over the lunch hour, Thursdays, March 4 – May 6. Hear subject experts discuss various topics related to the National Cowboy Museum Exhibition Spiro and the Art of the Mississippian World. Images found in the art of Spiro Mounds is also seen in the rock art of Missouri. In this presentation, Dr. Carol Diaz-Granados, Archaeologist and Research Associate in the Department of Anthropology, Washington University, compares the…

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Educators After Hours: Spiro and the Art of the Mississippian World

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Socialize after hours during a free virtual K – 12 professional development session with the National Cowboy Museum. Eric Singleton, Curator of Ethnology at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and curator of Spiro and the Art of the Mississippian World, leads educators on a tour of the exhibit, which reunites extraordinary objects which haven’t been together since the site was both looted and archeologically excavated in the 1930s and 40s. Participants will: Explore Spiro and the Art of…

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Drop-In Drawing

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On the second Sunday of the month, explore your creative side, practice different techniques and skills and be inspired by the artwork in the galleries and gardens. Borrow drawing materials from the Visitor Services desk in the Museum Lobby (while supplies last) or bring your own! Gather with art lovers to enjoy an afternoon of drawing and learning with other artists. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.

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Spring Break Drop-In Activities: Constructing Home

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Spiro Mounds afforded researchers a treasure trove of Mississippian material culture. It was full of pottery, woven textiles, incised shells, beaded clothing and many more examples of Native art and craftsmanship. During Spring Break try your hand at similar crafts. Drop by and participate in family-friendly activities and create a different make-and-take craft each day. No reservations required. Activities are available while supplies last. Free for Museum members or with Museum admission. There are many different kinds of homes. In…

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Spring Break Drop-In Activities: Figurative Clay

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Spiro Mounds afforded researchers a treasure trove of Mississippian material culture. It was full of pottery, woven textiles, incised shells, beaded clothing and many more examples of Native art and craftsmanship. During Spring Break try your hand at similar crafts. Drop by and participate in family-friendly activities and create a different make-and-take craft each day. No reservations required. Activities are available while supplies last. Free for Museum members or with Museum admission. In the Spiro and the Art of the…

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Spring Break Drop-In Activities: Twining

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Spiro Mounds afforded researchers a treasure trove of Mississippian material culture. It was full of pottery, woven textiles, incised shells, beaded clothing and many more examples of Native art and craftsmanship. During Spring Break try your hand at similar crafts. Drop by and participate in family-friendly activities and create a different make-and-take craft each day. No reservations required. Activities are available while supplies last. Free for Museum members or with Museum admission. The art of twining is an old style…

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Spring Break Drop-In Activities: Scratch Art Gorgets

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Spiro Mounds afforded researchers a treasure trove of Mississippian material culture. It was full of pottery, woven textiles, incised shells, beaded clothing and many more examples of Native art and craftsmanship. During Spring Break try your hand at similar crafts. Drop by and participate in family-friendly activities and create a different make-and-take craft each day. No reservations required. Activities are available while supplies last. Free for Museum members or with Museum admission. Shell gorgets are a Native American art form…

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Brown Bag Lunch Series: The Ouachita Connection: Novaculite Arrow Points at Spiro

Take a break from your day and enjoy a series of virtual presentations over the lunch hour, Thursdays, March 4 – May 6. Hear subject experts discuss various topics related to the National Cowboy Museum Exhibition, Spiro and the Art of the Mississippian World. Objects placed in the Craig Mound at Spiro represented material ties to the wider social and sacred worlds of the 15th century American Southeast. Most of the arrow points can be sourced to the Ozark Mountains…

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Spring Break Drop-In Activities: Paper Plate Weaving

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Spiro Mounds afforded researchers a treasure trove of Mississippian material culture. It was full of pottery, woven textiles, incised shells, beaded clothing and many more examples of Native art and craftsmanship. During Spring Break try your hand at similar crafts. Drop by and participate in family-friendly activities and create a different make-and-take craft each day. No reservations required. Activities are available while supplies last. Free for Museum members or with Museum admission. Many of the baskets you see in the…

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Read the West Book Club: The Freshour Cylinders

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Winner of an American Book Award, this suspenseful literary mystery takes place during the events surrounding the discovery and destruction of Spiro Mound, the most significant pre-Columbian temple mound ever found in North America. Weaving history with the compelling story of murder, broken hearts and greed, Speer Morgan provides an engrossing and suspenseful tale. Read the West Book Club meets in January, February and March; attend one or all three. The Freshhour Cylinders is available on Amazon or Ebay. Refreshments…

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