Category Archives: 2016 Program

Mini Memoir Contest Winners

As part of this year’s One Read program, we invited you to take inspiration from “Bettyville,” and write your own mini memoir. The mini memoir could have centered around a big moment in your life, or even a small event from … Continue reading

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Thank You for Taking Part in One Read 2016!

A huge thank you to everyone who read or listened to “Bettyville” by George Hodgman and participated in any of the excellent One Read events this year. In the month of September, we explored a wide variety of topics that ranged from caring … Continue reading

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The View From Here: Art Exhibit Winners

For this year’s One Read art exhibit, we asked artists from Mid-Missouri to submit works that explore the Midwestern landscape, rural communities and other scenes from this area. Thank you to all the artists who participated! At the awards reception … Continue reading

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“Portrait of Betty” on National Museum Day

National Museum Day is Saturday, September 24th, and the Museum of Art and Archaeology is hosting an open house featuring the portrait exhibition on display in the galleries, with a special museum display of some of Betty Hodgman’s treasures and personal … Continue reading

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Author’s Talk With George Hodgman

Join us to hear author George Hodgman speak about returning home to Paris, Missouri to care for his aging mother, and how that experience became his memoir “Bettyville.” He will also answer questions and sign copies of his book following his … Continue reading

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