In the spring of 2020, the Missouri Alliance for Arts Education became a member of the Bicentennial Alliance - partnering with the State Historical Society of Missouri to help Missouri celebrate 200 years of history. View the press release here.
The Bicentennial Commission has several projects highlighted on their website - showcasing the ways in which communities are celebrating this landmark event. https://missouri2021.org/
MAAE is planning to feature the Bicentennial in its plans for Fine Arts Education Day and Show-Me Arts Summit. MAAE is also happy to help promote the work of our member and affiliate organizations also involved in celebrating this historic milestone. These include:
MAEA - Coloring Book
MAEA - Bicentennial Poster Contest
MMEA and MCDA - Highlighting Missouri Composers
University of Missouri-Columbia New Composer initiative
A documentary (still in production) highlighting Missouri's rich history of noted composers.