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Dr. Higgins’ Biography

From an interview with Lisa Higgins, Director, Missouri Folk Arts Program

Dr. Higgins discusses her background in folklore studies and how she came to be director of the Missouri Folk Arts Program.

What are the Folk Arts?

From an interview with Lisa Higgins, Director, Missouri Folk Arts Program

The folk and traditional arts are deeply embedded in Missouri communities and have unique histories that distinguish them from other types of art. Dr. Higgins likes to describe these as “arts with a genealogy.” “The easiest way to understand the legacy is to ask, ‘When did you learn?’ and ‘Who did you learn from?’”