2 Missouri Boys: Mark Twain & Thomas Hart Benton

Mark Twain Museum Hosts Thomas Hart Benton Exhibit

Thomas Hart Benton Opening and Talk

  • WHO: The Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum and the State Historical Society of Missouri
  • WHAT: An exhibit of Thomas Hart Benton sketches that depict three of Twain’s books
  • WHEN: Sunday, July 29, 2 p.m. (Exhibit on loan from SHSM July 29 through Sept. 6)
  • WHERE: Museum Gallery, 120 N. Main St. Hannibal, Missouri

Join us for an opening ceremony and talk 2 p.m. July 29 in the Museum Gallery auditorium with Joan Stack, curator of art collections for the SHSM. Stack will discuss Benton’s challenges in illustrating The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Life on the Mississippi.


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