The National World War I Museum and Memorial presents the fifth annual Taps at the Tower each evening at sunset (8:45 p.m.) from Sunday, June 17 – Saturday, June 23, 2018. People are invited to come and use the grounds each evening, have a picnic, play games and enjoy the outdoors. At sunset, people will gather at the Liberty Memorial Tower to experience Taps being played during a brief, moving ceremony.
Join U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel (ret.) Bernard Harris for a discussion on African American officers’ training camps at Fort Des Moines and the complex challenges many soldiers faced abroad and at home during the war. Learn more
Hailed as “remarkably prescient” by the New York Times, this special exhibition examines the American Jewish battlefield and homefront participation through a series of remarkable stories and objects. Exhibition open June 29 - Nov. 11, 2018 in the Wylie Gallery.