Take Your Place in History

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

Modernist Meetup: For the Love of Chocolate
Monday, Feb. 13, 5:30 p.m. — Tickets are $30 for the public, $20 for Modernist members

Chocolate has long been treated as a valuable resource during times of war, providing energy while also keeping wartime spirits high. Join the Modernists for an intimate, happy-hour chocolate tasting with a quick conversation on valentines, chocolate and WWI.

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

The Modernists is supported by Sporting KC.