Econo Lodge Inn & Suites I-35 at Shawnee Mission
7508 Shawnee Mission Pkwy
Overland Park, KS 66202
Phone: (913) 262-9600
Fax: (913) 262-8160
Thomas Hart Benton Home & Studio State Historic Site
Apr to Oct - Mo from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM,Apr to Oct - Th to Sa from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM,Apr to Oct - Su from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM,Nov to Mar - Su from 11:00 PM to 04:00 PMHome and studio of local artist, Thomas Hart Benton, this site is a must-visit for those interested in the 'Regionalist' art movement. The house is now a museum that contains artifacts and other objects from Benton's daily life. The chief exhibits are his famed mural " A Social History of the State of Missouri" as well as a stretched canvas that the artist never touched. If you enjoy the art of Grant Wood or John Steuart Curry, then you will enjoy one of their brethren at the Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio.