News Releases

News Releases

Truman Library Institute Opens New Location at Rockhurst University | August 25, 2017

The Truman Library Institute has relocated to the campus of Rockhurst University as part of a strategic move to expand the Truman footprint in the heart of Kansas City. Learn more

Truman Library Displays Flag that Flew to the Moon on Eclipse Day | August 14, 2017

View the once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse from the historic grounds Harry S. Truman Library and Museum and view space-related artifacts on display special for Aug. 21. Learn more

Swope Park Rangers Day at the Truman Library | July 25, 2017

The Truman Library will host a free day of family fun with Swope Park Rangers Day at the Truman Library on Saturday, Aug. 12. The Truman Library's lawn will be filled with a futsal field, food trucks, a bounce house and more. Learn more

What did Batman and Robin Think of Harry S. Truman? | July 25, 2017

Come see for yourself what Batman and Robin had to say about President Harry S. Truman when a special artifact is unveiled at a White Glove Wednesdays event on Aug. 2 at 11 a.m. at the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum in Independence. Learn more

Truman Library Institute Awarded $10,000 Grant from Missouri Humanities Council | June 19, 2017

The Missouri Humanities Council (MHC) has awarded a grant of $10,000 to the Truman Library Institute in support of its exhibition-related Teachers Conference and public programming. The MHC is the only statewide agency in Missouri devoted exclusively to humanities education for citizens of all ages. It has served as a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities since 1971. Learn more