At Blu Hwy
Thursday, Oct. 20 - 5:30 p.m.

Modernist Happy Hour

Join the Modernists for cocktails and make connections with other Museum supporters on the third Thursday of the month. Learn more about upcoming events, membership and ways to support our local national treasure. This month's Happy Hour is at Blu Hwy.
Walking Tour
Tuesday, Oct. 11 - 5:30 p.m.

Modernist Cemetery Tour 2022

Join the Modernists for our annual cemetery tour! This year we will visit Wyandot National Burying Ground.
Online (Español)
Monday, Oct. 10 - 7 p.m.

WWI Changed Us: Puerto Rico (Español)

Join Dr. Harry Franqui-Rivera, Associate Professor of History at Bloomfield College, as we explore how Puerto Ricans were affected by the War, and how service and becoming American citizens changed Puerto Rico. (En español)
Online (English)
Monday, Oct. 3 - 7 p.m.

WWI Changed Us: Puerto Rico (English)

Join Dr. Harry Franqui-Rivera, Associate Professor of History at Bloomfield College, as we explore how Puerto Ricans were affected by the War, and how service and becoming American citizens changed Puerto Rico. (In English)
Crafts and Lecture
Saturday, Oct. 1 - 10:30 a.m.

Mrs. Wilson’s Knitting Circle: Quilting in War and Pandemics

Join this month’s Mrs. Wilson’s Knitting Circle with quilting expert Sue Reich as she explains how quilts made during the Great War and the 1918 Influenza Pandemic brought forward a new era of quilt making.
Discounted tickets
Oct. 1-Oct. 31

Homeschool Month 2022

Homeschool Month is back! We are pleased to offer a discount for any homeschool student aged 18 and under during October.
2022 Symposium
Friday-Saturday, November 4-5

Shifting Tides: Citizenship in a World of Conflict

Engulfed by four years of total war, the world emerged transformed. Join us as we examine – from the battlefield to the ballot box – the evolution of citizenship during World War I and its legacy through the century.
Film screening
Friday, Sept. 30 - 7 p.m.

Friday Film Series: Shoulder Arms

Bring out a late-evening picnic and enjoy a good laugh with the 1918 classic silent film "Shoulder Arms", starring comedic legend Charlie Chaplin. Family activities with a Museum educator beforehand.
Lecture
Tuesday, Sept. 13 - 6:30 p.m.

Hellfire Boys: The Birth of the U.S. Chemical Warfare Service

The U.S. Army had to start from scratch in outfitting men with protection from gas, devising ways to deploy it in combat and training scientists and engineers to test new weapons. Join Theo Emery, author of "Hellfire Boys", as he charts the development of the U.S. Chemical Warfare Service and how the American military harnessed the newest weapons of mass destruction.
Drive-Through
Friday-Saturday, Sept. 9-10 - 7:30-10 p.m.

Puppets a Glow-Go

Join the StoneLion Puppet Theatre for the third annual Puppets a Glow-Go! Kansas City Aerial Arts and glow artists light up the night in a drive-through parade of giant illuminated puppets.

Ersatz

By 1915, the great demand for material resources to support the war effort caused supplies that German civilians and soldiers commonly used to dwindle, increasing their costs and value. As deliveries
Sunday, Sept. 25 - 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Day in the Life: The Western Front

This month, Living Historians will focus on the soldiers and civilians of various nationalities who served or were impacted by the fighting on the Western Front.
Panel and Wreath-Laying
Wednesday, Sept. 21 - 6:30 p.m.

Protecting the Peace: United Nations Peacekeepers in the 21st Century

Join us on International Peace Day for a panel with international military officers who will discuss their experiences as U.N. peacekeepers and questions surrounding the responsibility of protecting civilians and the peace, followed by a wreath-laying ceremony.
At Blu Hwy
Thursday, Sept. 15 - 5:30 p.m.

Modernist Happy Hour

Join the Modernists for cocktails and make connections with other Museum supporters on the third Thursday of the month. Learn more about upcoming events, membership and ways to support our local national treasure. This month's Happy Hour is at Blu Hwy.