Share your ideas for the Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site

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Volume 37-080 For Immediate Release: March 31, 2009

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., -- Do you have ideas or suggestions for the Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site in Kansas City? The Missouri Department of Natural Resources invites you to share your views at an informational meeting on Sunday, April 19.  The meeting will begin at 2 p.m. at the home, and the public is encouraged to attend.

Site staff will be on hand to discuss recent changes at the historic site, plans for future development projects and upcoming exhibit collaborations. After the meeting, a short presentation on Thomas Hart Benton as a book illustrator will be given. Guided tours of the home and studio will be available before and after the meeting.

The informational meeting is part of an ongoing effort by the Department to ensure that the public has input on the facilities and services in state parks and historic sites.

Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site is located at 3616 Belleview in Kansas City. Persons requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can call the site at 816-931-5722 or the Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For information about state parks and historic sites, visit the Web at www.mostateparks.com.

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