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Young Supporters of the National WWI 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 WWI 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 WWI Museum and Memorial 

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

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.


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

•  Tickets are now on sale for Modern Gala: HIGH SEAS - Saturday, June 30, 7 p.m.  •

Become a Modernist


Standard membership benefits for 1 cardholder.

Standard membership benefits for 2 cardholders in the same household.

Standard membership benefits for 2 cardholders in the same household, plus children and grandchildren, ages 6-17.

Standard membership benefits for 2 cardholders, plus children and grandchildren, ages 6-17, plus 2 additional unnamed guests (cardholder must be present). Also includes 2 tickets good for select public programs.


All the benefits of Family Plus membership, plus invitations to community luncheons and donor events.

All the benefits of Supporter membership, plus recognition in our annual report and on the donor wall.