The 2023 Smithsonian Folklife Festival will kick off later this month in the nation’s capitol — and the Ozarks will be front and center. Hundreds of thousands will converge on the national mall for the two-week event featuring master artisans and other tradition bearers. They will share stories of culture, creativity and community through their various performances, and … [Read more...] about The Ozarks take center stage at Smithsonian Folklife Festival
WASHINGTON D.C. — The Ozark Mountain Daredevils will participate in the nation’s birthday celebration this July 4, when the band will perform on the National Mall as part of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. “I continue to be amazed at all the places in my life that music has taken me,” said John Dillon, a founding member of the Daredevils. “I’m even more amazed by the … [Read more...] about The Ozark Mountain Daredevils to play in D.C. on July 4 during Smithsonian Folklife Festival
The Missouri State University Libraries, in collaboration with the Smithsonian and other partners, is seeking a select number of participants for the 2023 Smithsonian Folklife Festival program “The Ozarks: Faces and Facets of a Region.” The festival, held June 28-July 9, will bring Ozarks-based musicians, artisans, cooks, performers and others to the National Mall in … [Read more...] about MSU Libraries and partners seek participants for 2023 Smithsonian Folklife Festival program
Earlier this year, the State Historical Society of Missouri awarded Center for Missouri Studies 2022 fellowships to several scholars. One of the recipients was Craig Amason from the Missouri State University Libraries. He received the award for his study, “The Impact of Immigration in McDonald County in the Twenty-First Century.” Located in southwest Missouri, McDonald County … [Read more...] about How has immigration impacted McDonald County?
A new agreement between Missouri State University and the Smithsonian Institution’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage will feature the Ozarks region on the national stage in 2023. The MSU Libraries, in close collaboration with partners and advisors from across the multi-state region, will develop programming for the 2023 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. “Through the … [Read more...] about MSU Libraries to develop Ozarks programming at the 2023 Smithsonian Folklife Festival