Category Cultural Affairs

2019 Columbia Values Diversity Award Winner: Room at the Inn

100 0

2019 Columbia Values Diversity Award Winner: Room at the Inn

100 0

Since 2008, Room at the Inn has provided winter shelter for homeless adults. From December through mid-March each year, Room at the Inn has provided a clean, safe place to warm up, have a meal, and get a good night's ...

2019 Columbia Values Diversity Award Winner: Kari Utterback

62 0

2019 Columbia Values Diversity Award Winner: Kari Utterback

62 0

Kari works extremely hard at organizing and promoting social diversity and cultural understanding in our community. She is a leader in the "Building Inclusive Communities" training program at the City of Columbia, fac...

MKT Mural: We Are All Crew

135 0

MKT Mural: We Are All Crew

135 0

The latest MKT trail mural, located near the Elm Street underpass, was a collaboration between the Union of Concerned Scientists and Resident Arts. The design was inspired by a quote by the Canadian futurist and philo...

2019 Columbia Values Diversity Celebration

281 0

2019 Columbia Values Diversity Celebration

281 0

The 2019 Columbia Values Diversity Celebration was held the morning of Thursday, January 17, at the Holiday Inn Expo Center in Columbia, Missouri. This year's theme: The Power of Diversity. The Columbia Values Diversi...

Student Diversity Writing 2019

205 0

Student Diversity Writing 2019

205 0

This video was included as part of the 26th Annual Columbia Values Diversity Celebration. Students in grades 4–12 were invited to submit original essays or poetry for possible publication in the 2019 Columbia Values D...

Strategic Plan 2018 Update

309 0

Strategic Plan 2018 Update

309 0

Three years ago, in 2015, City Manager Mike Matthes announced a citywide strategic plan to reduce economic inequality in Columbia, Missouri. Each year, an annual report is presented to Council to recap the progress ma...

Community Painting Opportunity

274 0

Community Painting Opportunity

274 0

Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Resident Arts invites all members of the public to participate in a new mural being painted on the wall of the Elm Street underpass of the MKT Trail. In the event of pos...

2018 Heritage Festival and Craft Show

305 0

2018 Heritage Festival and Craft Show

305 0

A look back at this year's Heritage Festival and Craft Show, where visitors were "taken back to the traditions of the past." The Heritage Festival featured tons of fun and informative activities for all ages: Traditio...

Third MKT Trail Mural to be Unveiled Aug. 1

624 0

Third MKT Trail Mural to be Unveiled Aug. 1

624 0

The third in a series of murals along the MKT Trail will be unveiled in a public ceremony Wednesday, August 1, beginning at 5 p.m. at Flat Branch Park near the Elm Street underpass. Reception from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.,...

Traffic Box Art: A Brush with History

580 0

Traffic Box Art: A Brush with History

580 0

Amanda Harms is a writer, illustrator, and now, traffic box artist. Harms, who believes that it’s never too late to start something new, explains how she juggles her family, career, and creative interests. You can fin...