City Museum http://news.stlpublicradio.org en City Museum co-founder Gail Cassilly & Exploration Day http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/city-museum-co-founder-gail-cassilly-exploration-day <p>The <a href="http://gailcassillybook.com/" target="_blank">City Museum</a> is a popular tourist destination in St. Louis and its co-founder, Gail Cassilly, says founding it along with her late ex-husband was one of her life’s highlights though it was also a life that had “crushing sorrows.”&nbsp; Host Don Marsh talks with sculptor and writer Gail Cassilly about her new memoir, <a href="http://gailcassillybook.com/" target="_blank">Saltwater</a>.&nbsp; Then, Don talks with a couple of St. Louisans who are mounting a <a href="https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/rededicate-columbus-day-exploration-day/Z608fK5N" target="_blank">national effort</a> to officially change the name of Columbus Day to <a href="http://explorationdayusa.org/" target="_blank">Exploration Day</a>. Wed, 19 Sep 2012 18:43:16 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 4651 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org City Museum co-founder Gail Cassilly & Exploration Day City Museum founder Cassilly dies at Cementland site http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/city-museum-founder-cassilly-dies-cementland-site <p><em>Will be updated. (Details of updates at bottom of post)</em></p><p><em>Updated 1:03 p.m. with links to panoramas of Cementland site. Updated at 1:14 p.m with links to public artwork archive and 1:30 p.m</em> <em>with link to radio show archive. Updated 2:06p.m. with statement from </em><em>Rep</em>. <em>William Lacy Clay, D-St. Louis. 2:54 p.m. with vigil information.</em></p><p>Bob Cassilly, the founder of&nbsp; St. Louis landmark City Museum, has died at the age of 61.</p> Mon, 26 Sep 2011 17:35:27 +0000 Kelsey Proud & St. Louis Public Radio 2121 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org City Museum founder Cassilly dies at Cementland site