Sunday, April 30 - 2 p.m. (Central Time)

Captured: A Conversation with Heather Jones

Nearly 9 million people were held as POWs in WWI. Professor Heather Jones, historic advisor for special exhibition "Captured", delves into the seldom-told stories of life behind the wire.
Special Event Station
Friday, April 28 - Saturday, April 29 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

WW1USA Amateur Radio Station

The Museum and Memorial teams with area amateur radio operators for special event station WW1USA. All short-wave radio operators welcome.
Curator Conversation
Monday, April 24 - 7 p.m.

Fighting with Faith with Curator Patricia Cecil

Join this exclusive conversation with specialist curator Patricia Cecil on "Fighting with Faith", an online exhibition that explores the story of the first mosque on German soil.
Crafts and lecture
Saturday, April 8 - 10:30 a.m.

Mrs. Wilson's Knitting Circle

Come do your bit – knit! Kansas City Museum curator Lisa Shockley presides this month. All crafters and non-crafters welcome!
Citizen Engagement Event
Tuesday, March 21 - Reception 5:30 p.m., Program 6 p.m.

Canceled, Censored, Banned

From city and state legislative efforts to control content in public libraries to local universities blocking conservative speakers on campus, “Canceled, Censored, Banned” picks apart our growing reluctance to tolerate divergent viewpoints and to silence voices we disagree with.
Teacher Development
Monday, July 10 - Thursday, July 13 | 12 p.m.-3 p.m.

Teacher Seminar: American Indian History since 1900

Teachers, join the Gilder Lehrman Institute - featuring Dr. Donald L. Fixico and Museum and Memorial curator Patricia Cecil - in exploring American Indian history since 1900.
Teacher Development
Monday, June 26 - Wednesday, June 28 | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

NCSS Inquiry and Teaching with Primary Sources Summer Institute

The National Council for the Social Studies brings together educators and doctoral students to pilot chapters from the online methods text currently under development by the Library of Congress and NCSS.

African American Women and WWI

When the U.S. joined the war in 1917, Americans from all walks of life wanted to “do their bit.” This included African American women, who found a variety of ways to support the war effort amid
Thursday, March 30 - 6:30 p.m.

War Football: WWI and the Birth of the NFL

To raise morale in WWI, each branch of the U.S. military created football teams. Author Chris Serb explores the camaraderie between players and spectator interest that led to the founding of the NFL in 1920.
Living History
Sunday, March 12 - 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Day in the Life: Western Front - March 2023

This month, Living History Volunteers bring to life soldiers and civilians of various nationalities who were on the Western Front. Bring your questions!