Crafts, Snacks and History
Thursday, March 14 - 5:30 p.m.

Makers Social

Are you a seasoned maker or just curious about handcrafts? Join us for a relaxed happy hour of refreshments, history presentations, socializing and crafting. Your own projects welcome!
Sunday, March 10 - 1 p.m.

Welsh Women's Peace Appeal

In 1923-1924, over 390,000 Welsh women signed an appeal to the U.S. to join the League of Nations. Commemorate this historical peace movement with a ceremony, choral performance and panel discussion with Welsh guests.
Sunday, March 10 - 11 a.m.

Peace, Song by Song: North American Welsh Choir

Enjoy this free concert with the touring 40-voice North American Welsh Choir, featuring poems by some of the most respected Welsh women writers of today.
Living History
Sunday, March 10 | 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Day in the Life: Western Front (March 2024)

This month, the Living History Volunteers bring to life the soldiers and civilians of various nationalities on the Western Front. Bring your curiosity and questions!
Discount Admission
March 1-31 (when open) | 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Homeschool Month (March 2024)

$6 admission tickets all month long for homeschool students 18 and under. Tickets can be purchased only in-person at the Ticketing Counter.
Thursday, Feb. 15 - 5:30 p.m.

Modernist Happy Hour - Feb. 2024

Join The Modernists for good company, conversation and even better cocktails. Open to members and non-members alike.
Exhibit Hall

The Little War

Explore the lives of children swept up by the storms of World War I while adults were fighting on the front line and supporting the war effort.

Thursday, Feb. 29 - 7 p.m.

Science in the Race to the South Pole

Amid early tremors of war in Europe, British captain Robert F. Scott set off for the South Pole. Historian Edward J. Larson shows how Scott’s expedition ushered in a new era of Antarctic, polar and climate science.
Panel and reception
Tuesday, Feb. 20 | 6 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. program

Freedom Denied: The Unfinished Business of Democracy

Lincoln and Wilson both led the U.S. through wars with global impact, but their respective visions for democracy were vastly different – and both left promises unfulfilled. Panel discussion and reception.
Member Preview
Wednesday, Feb. 28 | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Member Preview: The Little War

Opening late February, "The Little War" peeks into the dramatic changes to the lives of children when world war broke out. Members, preview the exhibition before it opens to the public!
Sunday, Feb. 11 - 2 p.m.

Desert War, Desert Archaeology

Explore recent archaeological investigations that uncovered historical sites that shed new light on the exploits of T. E. Lawrence, Emir Feisal and Bedouin warriors during the 1916-18 Arab Revolt.
Living History
Sunday, Feb. 11 | 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Day in the Life: Technology

This month, learn from living historians about the technology invented and developed around the Great War for the battlefield, the hospital ward and the home front.
Author talk and signing
Wednesday, Feb. 7 - 6:30 p.m.

The Gift of Perspective: An Evening with Lindsey Roy

Lindsey Roy (Exhibition Honorary Chair for "Bespoke Bodies") speaks on adaptation and perseverance from her life experience with limb loss and lung transplants. Book signing to follow.
Professional Learning
Sunday, Feb. 4 | 7-8 p.m.

Teacher Workshop: Inquiry and WWI

Teachers, join us for this Professional Learning webinar introducing a new C3 Inquiry designed to help your students learn about the origins of WWI. PL certificates provided afterwards.

Ghosts of Chrismukkahs Past

The word “Chrismukkah” burst into U.S. pop culture in a 2003 episode of “The O.C.”, but the hybrid holiday existed long before the Fox television show ever aired.