Current Exhibit

Holiday Toys

November 2 - December 10, 2022

Closing out the season, the museum is showing the annual display of vintage toys from the past. Just in time for the holidays, this exhibit featured a unique variety of antique toys on loan from local collectors.

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Upcoming Exhibits...

2022 Exhibit Schedule

Clay County Bicentennial: The Exhibit

April 6 - June 25

The Age of Progressive Reform, Creating Modern America from 1900-1917

July 6 - July 30

Atkins-Johnson Through the Eyes of Young Artist

August 3 - October 29

Holiday Toys

November 9 - December 10

Past Exhibits

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Atkins-Johnson Through the Eyes of Young Artist

August 3 - October 22, 2022

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The Age of Progressive Reform, Creating Modern America from 1900-1917

July 6 - July 30, 2022

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Clay County Bicentennial: The Exhibit

April 6 - June 25, 2022

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Holiday Toys

November 3 - December 11, 2021

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A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History

August 4 - October 23, 2021

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Freedom: A History of Us

July 7 - July 31, 2021

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Missouri Bicentennial: Celebrating 200 years of Missouri History

April 7 - June 26, 2021

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Votes for Women

August 5 - December 12, 2020

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Little Bee, Big Deal: Honey Bees and Their Amazing World

June 3 - July 25, 2020

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Holiday Toys

November 6 - December 14, 2019

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All Hallows Eve: Halloween History and Symbolism

September 4, November 2, 2019

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Big Shoal: Church, Cemetery, Community

April 10 - August 24, 2019

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Holiday Toys

October 31 - December 8, 2018

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Imprinting the West: Manifest Destiny Real and Imagined

September 5 - October 20, 2018

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Parlor Games: American Families at Play

July 5 - August 25, 2018

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Still Beauty: Scenes From An American Farm

April 11 - June 23, 2018

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Apron Strings: Ties to the Past

September 6 - October 21, 2017

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Clay County Cooking

June 7 - August 26, 2017

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Over Here: America's at Home During WWI

April 5 - May 20, 2017

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Holiday Toy

November 30 - December 17

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The Many Faces of George Washington

November 2 - November 19, 2016

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Drawn to Fashion: 100 Years of Clothing in Print

July 20 - October 22, 2016

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Archaeology: What's Under the Farm?

April 6 - July 9, 2016

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Mapping Missouri: Maps from the Collection of the Missouri State Archives

September 30 - December 12, 2015

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America's Fairs: Educating Communites

July 29 - September 12, 2015

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Good Manners: Everyday Etiquette Past and Present

May 27 - July 18, 2015

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Abraham Lincoln: A Man of His Time, A Man for All Times

April 15 - May 9, 2015

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A Shadow Over the Earth: The Life and Death of Passenger Pigeon

September 24 - December 13, 2014

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Life of a Reenactor

May 28 - September 6, 2014

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Victorian Love Tokens

February 14 - May 10, 2014

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Holiday Toys

December 4-14, 2013

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Homestead Act 150th Anniversary

September 7 - November 23, 2013

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Farm Life: A Century of Change for Farm Families and Their Neighbors

April 27 - August 31, 2013