Jul 27 2022

Mabee Foundation Issues $2 Million Challenge Grant

In support of a larger $19.5 million gallery refresh project, a specific challenge grant from The J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation will be issued to the Museum and Memorial if $4.4 million is raised toward the gallery refresh project by April 2023.
Jun 24 2022

Donor Spotlight: John and Linda Sproul

The National WWI Museum and Memorial is fortunate to have a legion of supporters and donors who claim some personal connection to the institution. Few, however, can match the deep ties shared by John and Linda Sproul of Ypsilanti, Mich.
Jun 1 2022

Jazz on the Lawn returns June 25, tickets on sale now

Experience the hottest Jazz Age lawn party in town as we raise our glasses again on the historic lawn of the National WWI Museum and Memorial and tap our toes against the backdrop of the spectacular Kansas City skyline!
May 16 2022

Discount Admission and Special Activities for Memorial Day

Join us this Memorial Day Weekend as we honor the individuals who sacrificed their lives while serving their country. Admission to the Museum is free for veterans and active duty military personnel, while general admission for the public is half-price all weekend.
Apr 28 2022

Young Supporters Spotlight: The Modernists Council

There are few places where you can find young, passionate history buffs these days. But the “front porch” of Kansas City is the perfect place to engage them with the culture of KC. Enter: The Modernists.
Mar 30 2022

New Collection Spotlight: Religious Icons in Art and War

Calling upon classical Christian imagery, Saint Javelin became an online phenomenon in March 2022. The 21st century viral icon has deep roots within religion and conflict. This new collection spotlight looks at the parallels between WWI religious iconography and that of the modern day.
Jan 10 2022

Electronic Field Trips for Spring 2022

Announcing the spring dates for our Electronic Field Trips! Ideal for groups of 15-100 participants, these Zoom meetings allow Museum and Memorial educators to provide a live 45-minute digital lesson with time built-in for a student Q&A session.