Thursday, March 30 - 6:30 p.m.

War Football: WWI and the Birth of the NFL

To raise morale in WWI, each branch of the U.S. military created football teams. Author Chris Serb explores the camaraderie between players and spectator interest that led to the founding of the NFL in 1920.
Crafts and lecture
Saturday, April 8 - 10:30 a.m.

Mrs. Wilson's Knitting Circle

Come do your bit – knit! Kansas City Museum curator Lisa Shockley presides this month. All crafters and non-crafters welcome!
Curator Conversation
Monday, April 24 - 7 p.m.

Fighting with Faith with Curator Patricia Cecil

Join this exclusive conversation with specialist curator Patricia Cecil on "Fighting with Faith", an online exhibition that explores the story of the first mosque on German soil.
Special Event Station
Friday, April 28 - Saturday, April 29 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

WW1USA Amateur Radio Station

The Museum and Memorial teams with area amateur radio operators for special event station WW1USA. All short-wave radio operators welcome.
Sunday, April 30 - 2 p.m. (Central Time)

Captured: A Conversation with Heather Jones

Nearly 9 million people were held as POWs in WWI. Professor Heather Jones, historic advisor for special exhibition "Captured", delves into the seldom-told stories of life behind the wire.
Teacher Development
Monday, June 26 - Wednesday, June 28 | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

NCSS Inquiry and Teaching with Primary Sources Summer Institute

The National Council for the Social Studies brings together educators and doctoral students to pilot chapters from the online methods text currently under development by the Library of Congress and NCSS.
Teacher Development
Monday, July 10 - Thursday, July 13 | 12 p.m.-3 p.m.

Teacher Seminar: American Indian History since 1900

Teachers, join the Gilder Lehrman Institute - featuring Dr. Donald L. Fixico and Museum and Memorial curator Patricia Cecil - in exploring American Indian history since 1900.