National Centennial Commemoration: April 6, 2017

Museum Hosts "In Sacrifice for Liberty and Peace" WWI Ceremony

National Centennial Commemoration: April 6, 2017

Museum Hosts "In Sacrifice for Liberty and Peace" WWI Ceremony

Posted February 8th at 9:00am

The national ceremony, In Sacrifice for Liberty and Peace: Centennial Commemoration of the U.S. Entry in World War I, will be held on April 6, 2017 at the Museum. Invited attendees include the President of the United States; Congressional leadership; Cabinet members; State governors; U.S. military leaders; veteran organizations; representatives from U.S. military legacy units that trace their history back to World War I; descendants of significant American WWI figures; and other organizations, dignitaries, and VIPs.

Pershing Lecture Series: Lawfare

Thursday, March 2, 6:30 p.m. - Free with RSVP

Pershing Lecture Series: Lawfare

Thursday, March 2, 6:30 p.m. - Free with RSVP

Posted February 21st at 9:00am

The law and warfare have always been intertwined, but never has the connection between the two been so codified and radically changed as during World War I. Join Mark Hull as he discusses how the war and its aftermath shattered the traditional legal abyss that divided supreme sovereign authority and the soldier pulling the trigger, opening the door for our modern war crime trials.

Operation: Romanov

Wednesday, March 15, 6 p.m. - Tickets now available

Operation: Romanov

Wednesday, March 15, 6 p.m. - Tickets now available

Posted February 21st at 4:00pm

Join the Museum for our latest offering in the Operation series, Operation: Romanov! At the centennial of the Russian Revolution, imbibe in a vodka infused revolutionary look at prohibition in Russia during WWI and the rise of local distilleries. Buy Tickets

Posters as Munitions, 1917

Special Exhibition Now Open

Posters as Munitions, 1917

Special Exhibition Now Open

Posted January 12th at 5:00pm

Soon after the outset of World War I, the poster, previously the successful medium of commercial advertising was recognized as a means of spreading national propaganda with unlimited possibilities. Posters as Munitions, 1917 showcases the depth and breadth of the collection through a series of works on exhibition for the first time at the Museum. Exhibition open Feb. 21, 2017 – Feb. 18, 2018.

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