Thomas Hart Benton Mural and Evolution of a Mural Display

2
602 S. Main St.
Joplin, MO 64801
Phone: 800-657-2534
Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

This 6-foot-by-14 foot mural, Benton's last signed large-scale work, is displayed in the Joplin city hall. The mural depicts Joplin in 1900.

Benton grew up in Neosho and worked as a newspaper cartoonist in Joplin. Along with the original mural, Joplin City Hall offers a display that shows the evolution of the mural that Mr. Benton created for Joplin.

Items utilized from the beginning of the mural process to the end are available for public viewing M-F 8 am- 5 pm.

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GENERAL INTEREST INFO
  • open year-round
  • This facility is on the National Register of Historic Places
FOR TRAVELERS WITH DISABILITIES
  • ADA fully compliant
  • Partially Wheelchair Accessible
SMOKING POLICY
  • No Smoking
SUITABLE FOR THESE AGE GROUPS
  • All ages
PET POLICY
  • pets are not allowed
RATES
  • free admission
GUEST RESERVATIONS NEEDED?
  • reservations not required
GROUP POLICY
  • advance contact requested
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