Curator Lecture
Sunday, June 2 - 1 p.m.

Service and Citizenship: American Indians and WWI

Thousands of American Indian soldiers served with U.S. forces in WWI to honor and protect the land they had inhabited for millennia – and to gain the citizenship denied to them. Learn more on the 100th anniversary of the Indian Citizenship Act.
Sunday, June 2 - 2 p.m.

Kansas City Chorale Concert

The Kansas City Chorale is back! Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy a free, live performance on the Museum and Memorial's Southeast Lawn.
Weekly chat
(Beginning in June) Fridays at 10:15 a.m.

Collections Spotlight

Beginning in June, join Curatorial Affairs staff each week for an in-depth examination of an artifact and its incredible history from the Museum and Memorial’s collection.
Crafts, Snacks and History
Thursday, June 13 - 5:30 p.m.

Makers Social

Are you a seasoned maker or just curious about handcrafts? Join us for a rousing happy hour of refreshments, history, socializing and crafting. Your own projects welcome!
Curator Talk
Thursday, June 6 - 6:30 p.m.

Member Insider: Sacred Service

Delve in-depth with a curator into the rarely told, true stories of chaplains who armed warriors with inspiration and compassion through WWI at its most hellish. Members exclusive.
Special opening hours
Sunday, June 2 | 8:30 - 10 a.m.

Low-Sensory Sunday

Guests with sensory sensitivities are welcome to explore the Museum and Memorial in a calm, low-stimulating environment 90 minutes before public opening.
Concert and fireworks
Sunday, May 26 - 5 p.m.

Celebration at the Station

Music Director Michael Stern leads the Kansas City Symphony performing iconic patriotic works, featuring a grand finale of stunning fireworks accompanied by the symphony.
Conversation and reception
Wednesday, May 29 | Reception 5:30 p.m. | Program 6:30 p.m.

In Conversation: Dean Cross and Indigenous Art

Join in conversation with the Museum and Memorial’s inaugural Australian indigenous Artist-in-Residence, Worimi artist Dean Cross, in partnership with the Australian Government’s Consulate of Chicago.
New Exhibition Preview
Wednesday, May 22 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Member Preview: Sacred Service

Opening in time for Memorial Day, "Sacred Service" highlights chaplains of all faiths who answered the call of duty. Members, preview the exhibition before it opens to the public!
Annual Gala
Saturday, Sept. 28

Night at the Tower 2024

A departure from the traditional sit-down gala experience, Night at the Tower is a night like no other! Help support America's leading institution dedicated to remembering, interpreting and understanding the Great War and its enduring impact on the global community.
Main Gallery
Experience the Great War like you never have before in 3D virtual reality

Virtual Reality Experiences

Experience the Great War like you never have before in 3D virtual reality: A battle in a trench on the Western Front, and the forgotten story of the Choctaw Code Talkers.

Wylie Gallery

Sacred Service

Open May 23, 2024: Rabbis, pastors, monks, imams, priests and more served with the fighting nations of World War I.

Teacher Development
Monday, July 29-Thursday, Aug. 1 | 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Central Time

Teacher Seminar: American Indian History since 1900

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