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Bringing Missouri History to Life

Missouri University of Science and Technology reintroduces the artistic work of Tom Benton.

The film, Tom Benton’s Missouri will reintroduce a new generation to the work of a great Missourian; make Missouri history tantalizing and fascinating. Originally shot in 16 mm film, the project will be released free of charge to schools throughout the state in HD format, and will include a study guide. 

James J. Bogan, Curators’ Teaching Professor in Arts, Language and Philosophy led the project, with the goal of making this film of Missouri history a “lively, energetic and fun learning experience.”

Click here to see Interim Chancellor Warren Wray's recent presentation on Advancing Missouri Culture.

For more information on the programs highlighted in Interim Chancellor Wray's presentation, please visit:

Film Series
Remmers’ Special Artist and Lecturer Series
Campus Performing Arts Series
Leach Theatre Family Series
Art exhibit in Castleman Hall
Celebration of Nations