Living History
Sunday, July 9 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Day in the Life: Trench Warfare (2023)

The Living History Volunteer Corps will be on site to share stories of the Great War era and make history come to life! This month, the Living Historians will focus on trench warfare. Guests will have the opportunity to view and ask questions about non-accessioned WWI objects up close.
Lecture and workshop
Saturday, July 15 - 10:30 a.m.

Mrs. Wilson's Knitting Circle: Lingua Flora

The symbolic legacy and commemorative importance of flowers endures in the design of military cemeteries. Learn more in conversation with historians and horticulturalists. Afterwards, make your own bouquet!
Living History
Sunday, Aug. 13 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Day in the Life: Medical

This month, the Living History Volunteer Corps will focus on medical practices during WWI. Join us to learn about how medicine changed in response to new diseases and injuries.
Musical Lecture
Wednesday, June 7 - 6:30 p.m.

"Music Will Win The War"

Join pianist and historian Frederick Hodges for a toe-tapping musical revue of the biggest song hits written by America's top composers during WWI.

YWCA for United America

Clothed in white robes and arms outstretched, C. Howard Walker’s patriotic, feminine figure stands resolute in her goal to unite immigrant women in the United States of America. Specifically, the...
Ellis Gallery

Mail Call

On envelopes carrying letters to his son, John Ross Myers carefully painted cartoons, scenes of camp life, patriotic symbols, mythological figures and expressive scenes of the American Expeditionary...
Wednesday, June 21 - 7 p.m.

Make Music KC Concert 2023

As part of the international Fête de la Musique, enjoy a free concert prior to Taps at the Tower courtesy of KCMO Parks and Rec.
Panel discussion
Tuesday, June 20 - 6:30 p.m.

World Refugee Day 2023

Approximately 10 million civilians were displaced from their homes during WWI. On World Refugee Day, join us in conversation on the modern-day refugee experience in Kansas City.
Living History
Sunday, June 11 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Day in the Life: Other Fronts

This month, Living Historians will focus on the experiences of soldiers who fought beyond the Western Front. Bring your questions and your curiosity!
Wednesdays at 2 p.m.

Collections Spotlight 2023

Each week, join Collections and Education staff for an in-depth examination of an artifact and its incredible history.
Friday, Nov. 24 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Save a Life: Blood Drive - Nov. 2023

Blood was stored for future transfusions for the first time in World War I. The Museum and Memorial is pleased to partner with the Community Blood Center for a donation event.