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Young Supporters of the National World War I Museum and Memorial —  Join Now 


mod·ern·ist   ˈmädərnəst/ (noun)

The Modernists is a group of individuals who challenge traditional norms and explore new ways to establish the National World War I Museum and Memorial as a dynamic force in Kansas City culture and a renewed birthplace of entrepreneurialism, spirit and local pride.

WHO: Young friends of the National World War I Museum and Memorial 

WHAT: Provide innovative opportunities for young professionals to be involved in the mission of the Museum

WHY: Forward thinking. Bold ideas. Big Kansas City. No limits.

HOW: Utilizing the symbol and spirit of the Museum and Memorial, the Modernists host unique events where young professionals can combine business enterprise with civic engagement in a meaningful way






The Modern Gala: ESPIONAGE
Saturday, June 24, 2017, 8 p.m. — $60 members, $70 non-members, Location Top Secret

We are expecting you. By order of The War Office, you are instructed to save the date for The Modernists annual summer soiree on a dazzling downtown Kansas City rooftop space for rousing music, fortifying cocktails, secret areas, dancing and dares, and a diplomatic dash of old espionage spirit on Saturday, June 24 at 8 p.m. until the party self-destructs.


Modernist Happy Hours
Every final Thursday, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m — No RSVP necessary

Join us for our monthly happy hour at Tom's Town Distilling Co., 1701 Main Street.
More information is available on Facebook.




Looking for additional information? Contact us at modernists@theworldwar.org or on social: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


Are you already a member of the Museum, but not yet part of The Modernists? Contact us!






The Modernists is supported by Sporting KC.