Mar 30 2021

Voting on April 6, 2021

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 polls are open at the National WWI Museum and Memorial from 6 a.m. - 7 p.m. The Museum and Memorial will serve as a polling location for Ward 1, Precinct 6 residents.
Mar 23 2021

GIF Library Launches

The National WWI Museum and Memorial has launched a collection of nearly 500 animated GIFs on giphy.com.
Mar 23 2021

Donor Spotlight: Mark Gunter

As Vice President of Finance at the National WWI Museum and Memorial, Mark Gunter plays a key role in the success of the organization. But for Mark, his connection to the Museum and Memorial runs deeper than just a workplace.
Apr 2 2020

WWI360: Teach Like an Ace

These one-day workshops, hosted in 2019-2020 across the nation and sponsored by the U.S. World War One Centennial Commission, offered a blend of meaningful content and primary-source-focused methods for teaching WWI and its enduring impact.
Mar 13 2020

A 2019 Battlefield Tour Journal

No battlefield is as dramatic in setting, nor as evocative in memory, as Gallipoli. The National WWI Museum and Memorial embarked on an intimate tour of the Turkish peninsula in 2019, tracing the route of the Allied forces in the Gallipoli Campaign from landing to evacuation.

Feb 3 2020

Advisory for Chiefs Parade

Congratulations to the World Champion Kansas City Chiefs! In celebration of their Super Bowl win and in conjunction with events occurring downtown on Wednesday, Feb. 5, we will be offering discount admission and extended operating hours.

Nov 4 2019

Donor Spotlight: The Seibert Family

This year, one of the bricks in the Museum and Memorial's Walk of Honor was dedicated in memory of Lloyd M. Seibert, WWI veteran and father of Julia Seibert Kane and grandfather of Karen Kane-Foempe, both avid supporters of the National WWI Museum and Memorial.
Nov 1 2019

1919: PEACE? - Symposium

1919 was a year of sweeping changes in a landscape dramatically altered by years of unrelenting warfare. Leaders advanced towards elusive peace amid political instability, economic uncertainty and
Oct 5 2019

Truce Tournament

In conjunction with the seventh annual Truce Tournament commemorating the Christmas Truce in World War I, the National WWI Museum and Memorial hosts a free British pub-themed English Premier League Boxing Day Watch Party inside the Museum.
Aug 12 2019

Donor Spotlight: Steve Hadley

Steve Hadley’s grandfather, Mike Hachinski, was a proud American and veteran of WWI. On Veterans Day 2017, Steve and his family dedicated a brick on the National WWI Museum Memorial’s Walk of Honor in remembrance of Mike and his service in WWI.
Aug 1 2019

2019 Teacher Fellows

Congratulations to all of the 2019 Gilder Lehrman Institute Teacher Seminar “World War I and Its Aftermath” participants! We loved hosting you in July and appreciate all of your hard work.
Jul 24 2019

Donor Spotlight: Bob Ford

"My work at the Museum and Memorial is a continuation of my interest in World War I that began in my youth in memory and service to remembering and honoring World War I soldiers and their sacrifice."
Jul 3 2019

Donor Spotlight: Joan Barkley Wells

Joan Barkley Wells has lived in the Kansas City area all her life. Considered one of the Museum and Memorial’s most valued supporters, Joan has placed the organization in her estate plans, specifically the Collections and Acquisition Fund. Honoring her father’s memory, this generous gift qualifies Joan to be a Founding Member of the Pershing Legacy Society.