“We Came in Peace…” was created by artist-in-residence Eric Fuson and funded by Commerce Bank. It was dedicated November 4, 2016.
Eric Fuson, Missouri Western artist-in-residence, and Corky Marquart, Commerce Bank Market President and CEO.
Missouri Western president Dr. Robert Vartbedian addresses the crowd.
Walter Cronkite was born November 4, 1916, and 100 years later, we celebrated at the Walter Cronkite Memorial!
The open house was held on Saturday, November 5. It included screenings of the “And That’s The Way It Is” trilogy of films, the unveiling of the Apollo 11 sculpture by Missouri Western’s artist-in-residence, Eric Fuson, an opportunity to record memories of Walter, an astronaut suit on loan from NASA, and guided tours of the memorial.
The “And That’s The Way It Is” trilogy was screened in the Kemper Recital Hall at 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm, and 3:00 pm.