News Releases

News Releases

Truman Library to Close for Major Renovation on July 22 | July 16, 2019

Monday, July 22, is the last day to visit the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum before it closes for approximately a year for a major renovation. The $25-million transformation is planned to coincide with the 75th anniversary of Truman becoming president in 1945. Learn more

Truman Library Honors Desegregation Anniversary with Free Program | July 10, 2019

Federal District Judge Richard Gergel Reflects on President Truman’s Racial Awakening INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum is commemorating the 71st anniversary of President Truman issuing an executive order desegregating the armed forces with a special program that examines the event that led to the formation of the first presidential commission Read More Learn more

Truman Library Announces $25 Million Transformation | June 14, 2019

The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum is launching a significant renovation of its facilities and programs. This is the Truman Library’s first major renovation in more than 20 years and the largest since the museum opened its doors in 1957. Learn more

Truman Library to Host Madeleine Albright and Former Foreign Ministers | April 30, 2019

The Truman Library Institute is partnering with the Aspen Institute and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright to host the Aspen Ministers Forum at the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum May 3-5, 2019. Learn more

Truman Statue Commission Awarded to Tom Corbin | April 17, 2019

The Truman Library Institute is proud to announce that local artist Tom Corbin has been awarded the commission of a statue of President Harry S. Truman for the Rotunda in the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. Learn more