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Robert Campbell, Mountain Man

A new one hour doc­u­men­tary titled “Robert Camp­bell, Moun­tain Man” was com­mis­sioned by the BBCfor a series of famous Irish immi­grants who become suc­cess­ful in Amer­ica, Robert Camp­bell was the first per­son they picked!  Last June, Alan McFar­land and Michael Beat­tie (producer/director) were accom­pa­nied by an Irish film crew in the U.S. for 13 days of film­ing. View­ers are treated to stun­ning new footage of the Rocky Moun­tains and the Great Plains and inter­views with the Camp­bell House staff and experts on the his­tory of the fur trade.  Watch a pre­view of the documentary.

There will be a panel dis­cus­sion imme­di­ately after the screen­ing with direc­tor Michael Beat­tie and pre­sen­ter Alan McFarland.

Screen­ing is FREE and open to the pub­lic. Reser­va­tions are requested, please reserve online at nineNET.org/campbell or by call­ing 314–421‑0325.

Park­ing is free in the lot adja­cent to Nine Net­work, enter on Spring Street. The event is out­doors, bring chairs for seating.

Can’t attend this event? Watch the broad­cast one Nine PBS on Mon­day, July 2 at 8 P.M.

Watch the pre­view below.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05xx17b

May 22, 2016: Arias in the Afternoon with the Union Avenue Opera

Join Union Avenue Opera and the Camp­bell House Museum on for the 5th Annual Arias in the After­noon ben­e­fit­ing the Camp­bell House Museum and Union Avenue Opera.
Ces and Judy’s Cater­ing will pro­vide a light lunch and three will also be fea­tured items from Vir­ginia Campbell’s own orig­i­nal recipes for Roman Punch, and deserts from the new books The Gilded Table. Com­pli­men­tary wine from Peace­ful Blend Vine­yard
Click here for more information.

May 1, 2016: Spring Members Party

All Camp­bell House Museum mem­bers (present and future!) are cor­dially invited to the Camp­bell House Museum for wine, hors d’oeuvres and a spe­cial 20% dis­count on the Museum Store’s new line of Spring mer­chan­dise. This year three local authors will join mem­bers to dis­cuss and sign copies of their nation­ally renowned books. Click here for more information.

December 6, 2015: Celebrate the Gilded Table at the History Museum

Join us at the Mis­souri His­tory Museum for a day of activ­i­ties related to the Gilded Table. It will include a pre­sen­ta­tion by the author of The Gilded Table: Recipes and Table His­tory from the Camp­bell House, Suzanne Corbett,and she will be avail­able after­ward for book sign­ing. There will also be fam­ily activ­i­ties through­out the museum. Click here for more information.