Bingham, the Missouri Artist: Art, Music & Film

Spend a day in historic Independence learning, experiencing, and enjoying the life of Missouri artist George Caleb Bingham Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 2PM to 7:30PM.

The day includes: a special screening and Q&A of the new documentary, THE AMERICAN ARTIST: THE LIFE & TIMES OF GEORGE CALEB BINGHAM by Emmy-winning Kansas City filmmakers Wide Awake Films; a personal tour of the Jackson County Art Gallery which includes several Bingham portraits and prints; a reception at the Bingham-Waggoner Estate and performance by the Mengel Brothers Duo whose music is included in the movie; end the evening with a special dinner at Ophelia's Restaurant or Café Verona on the Independence Square. The daylong special events are a benefit for the Jackson County Historical Society.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit, call 816-547-9425, or email

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