Guided class
Saturday, April 27 - 8:45 a.m.

Sip and Stretch

Stretch out (like WWI POW Joseph Pilates) and sip some cold-pressed juice, all in one free session.
Lecture and tour preview
Sunday, April 14 - 2 p.m. Central

Salonika: Surviving Reminders of the Campaign 

Battlefield tour guide Clive Harris uncovers the traces of the Salonika Campaign imprinted in the landscapes of Greece, and previews the Museum and Memorial’s upcoming battlefield tour to Salonika.
Reception and lecture
Thursday, April 11 - 5:30 p.m.

Willa Cather: One of Ours

Join us for a social hour and lecture on celebrated author Willa Cather’s 1922 novel “One of Ours,” which explores the WWI experience of a Nebraskan farmer. Social hour hosted by The Modernists.
Lecture
Thursday, April 4 - 6:30 p.m.

Lifesavers and Body Snatchers

Canadian medical units returned from WWI with new medical techniques – and almost 800 body parts they’d harvested for exhibition. Historian Tim Cook investigates this shocking hidden history.
Living History
Sunday, April 14 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Day in the Life: Help from the Homefront

Living History Volunteers focus this month on care items that families and friends sent to soldiers to bring a touch of home to the front lines.
Teacher Workshop
Sunday, April 14 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Teacher Workshop: Artifacts and Inquiries

A full-day onsite workshop with Museum and Memorial educators covering how to teach students about national and global civic responsibility during times of war. PL Certificate offered.
Lecture and reception
Tuesday, April 9 - 6 p.m.

An Evening with Adam Hochschild

Historian Adam Hochschild, best-selling author of "American Midnight," delves into the war and violent peace of 1917-1921 that shape the contours of modern American society.
Class and Demonstration
Wednesday, March 20 - 5 p.m.

(CANCELED) Wheatless Wednesday

In 1917, communities across the U.S. held cooking, gardening and food canning demonstrations to teach people how to "win the war in the kitchen." In 2024, join us at Billie's Cooking School for a hands-on "Wheatless Wednesday" cooking class.

Welsh Women's Peace Appeal

In 1924, a small delegation from the Women’s Committee of the Welsh League of Nations Union traveled to the United States with the signatures of over 390,000 women from nearly every household in Wa

WWI Books and Games

Explore some curated books and games made for children during WWI – and a few made for children today.

Friday, March 29 | 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Save a Life: Blood Drive (March 2024)

Doctors and scientists developed the technology to store blood for future transfusions during WWI. Like soldiers did 100 years ago, you can support those in need by donating blood.
Lecture
Sunday, March 24 - 2 p.m. Central Time

A Most Cosmopolitan Front: The Salonika Campaign

On the often-forgotten front in northern Greece, WWI armies battled each other, rapid disease and harsh climate. Curator Alan Wakefield explores the incendiary Salonika Campaign.
Presentation
Monday, March 18 - 6:30 p.m.

Member Insider: Bespoke Bodies

Military interpreter and historian Nikki Dean dives deep into the evolution of prosthetic design from WWI to now – covering the technological, social and personal, exclusively for Museum Members.
Family-Friendly Activity
Saturday, March 16 | 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Story Time: Sergeant Stubby

Celebrate Sergeant Stubby, WWI’s most decorated dog, with a family-friendly craft, storybook reading and a special virtual guest appearance.