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Show Me Missouri Museums and Archives: Truman Presidential Library and Museum - Shared screen with speaker view
Sonya Rooney
31:46
Hi from Washington University in St. Louis
Kate Hill
32:00
Kate Hill, Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library
Maggie Mayhan
32:56
Maggie Mayhan, State Historical Society of Missouri, mayhanm@shsmo.org
Erica Layton
33:58
Hi everyone, Erica Layton here from the City of Gladstone.
Sara Wilson
38:04
If you are just joining up, please tell us where you are from in the chat.
Amy Forsch
38:33
Amy Forsch from NARA in St Louis
sarahgarten
38:35
Hello - Sarah Garten here from Mid-America Arts Alliance in Kansas City, MO
kabbey
38:46
Hello, Kristine Abbey from Wilson's Creek National Battlefield in Republic, MO
Sara Holmes
39:16
Sara Holmes, Preservation Programs, National Archives at St. Louis
Candace Sall
39:18
Candy Sall, Museum of Anthropology, University of MO
Michael Everman
39:24
Mike Everman from Missouri State Archives-St. Louis
levic
40:00
Thank you everyone for joining us!
Matt Reeves
42:17
Matt Reeves, Kansas City Public Library
Matt Reeves
49:28
Mark - speaking of artifacts, I was surprised during a recent tour of prominent museum in DC that they had many high-quality facsimiles displayed in place of artifacts. I assume that's due to borrowing items or preservation concerns.Is the library going the facsimile route for any displays?
Beth Pike @ State Historical Society of Missouri
50:22
Beth Pike from State Historical Society of Missouri. Thanks for the sneak peak!
Matt Reeves
50:33
Thanks!
Amanda Wiltse
57:44
Hello! This is Amanda Wiltse from Mid-America Arts Alliance.
levic
58:05
Welcome!
Ethan Anderson
01:01:15
Mark, you mentioned that a lot of new artifacts will be on display after the renovations. Are there any new artifacts that you're particularly excited to display for the first time?
Amanda Wiltse
01:01:20
What type of events are you planning for the Grand re-opening?
Linda Endersby
01:01:22
Have the economic implications of covid affected the budget on this project?
Sara Wilson
01:02:00
Mark - Can you explain the process of how your staff work with the exhibit designers to create the exhibits?
Rachel Campbell
01:02:44
What are some of the temporary exhibits being planned? How often will they rotate out?
Matt Reeves
01:02:54
What was the most difficult big-picture decision you and the staff had to make during the renovation?
Sara Wilson
01:03:13
Mark - we have a question from Facebook - "Will the overhead audio in the oval office still going to be running after the renovations?
levic
01:04:23
Can you discuss the process you went through preparing the museum and library for renovation?
Maggie Mayhan
01:04:28
What do you think kids/students will be most interested in? What are you excited to share with younger visitors?
Linda Endersby
01:05:37
Speaking of your director, Kurt Graham, he was MAMA's keynote at our conference a couple years ago. He talked about this renovation, and it's great to see it coming close to completion.
Sara Wilson
01:06:06
Mark - another question from Facebook - Will there be any information about Truman's daughter in the new renovations?
levic
01:09:52
Mark - question from Facebook - "What will be newly on display?"
Katie Hastert
01:14:14
Thank you, Mark! I'm thrilled to see this in person one day!
Annie
01:14:19
Thanks, Mark and Levi!
Ethan Anderson
01:14:28
Thanks for a fantastic presentation!
Candace Sall
01:14:33
Thank you, Mark!