History reveals the unique challenges faced by African Americans in times of war. Join Colonel (ret) Krewasky Salter, (Guest) Curator of Double Victory: The African American Military Experience and Military Subject Matter Expert at the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), as we explore the complex meanings and enduring impact of WWI in a special event. Reception begins at 6 p.m.
John Singer Sargent’s incredible masterpiece Gassed is truly one of the giants of the art world at more than nine feet tall by 21 feet long. The landmark painting is the focal point in this special centennial exhibition that also includes reproductions of many of his study drawings and historical and contemporary objects on detection and protection from chemical warfare.
The National World War I Museum and Memorial is pleased to offer live streaming of select special events and lectures taking place in the Museum's J.C. Nichols Auditorium. All live streams and archived videos can be viewed on YouTube. Additional event details can be found on the Upcoming Events calendar.