Tuesday, Jan. 24 - 6:30 p.m.

Unraveling the Myth of Sgt. York

Historian James P. Gregory, Jr. explores the little-known story of the other sixteen doughboys who took part in the WWI battle made famous by Sgt. Alvin York.

The Violin

Plaintive music wafts across a French compound where German prisoners of war are held behind the wire. German soldier August Christian Voigt is the musician, playing on a violin that he had crafted
Saturday, Dec. 17 - 11 a.m.

Wreaths Across America 2022

Wreaths Across America volunteers will lay wreaths on Memorial Courtyard to remember the fallen and to honor those who serve.
At Third Street Social
Thursday, Dec. 15 - 5:30 p.m.

Modernist Happy Hour - December 2022

Gather for drinks and general revelry with The Modernists this month at Third Street Social.
Saturday, Dec. 17 - 2 p.m.

All is Calm: Wichita Grand Opera

The Wichita Grand Opera performs “All is Calm”, a concert retelling of the 1914 Christmas Truce when parts of the Western Front fell quiet…until there was song.
Saturday, Dec. 10 - 10:30 a.m.

Princess Mary’s Christmas Gift

Dr. Peter Doyle explores the inspiring history of Princess Mary’s gift tins to British servicemen during the first Christmas of the War.
Behind the Scenes
Thursday, Dec. 8 - 6 p.m.

Museum Insider: Captured

With over 30 years in stewarding the collection, Doran Cart will share the inspiration and the stories around the newest exhibition "Captured".
Teacher Training
Thursday, Dec. 8 - 1 p.m.

Captured: POWs in WWI

Teachers, learn about the seldom-told experiences of WWI POWs in this partnered workshop with the Pritzker Military Museum and Library featuring Curator of Education and Interpretation, Lora Vogt.
Film screening
Sunday, Dec. 11 - 2 p.m.

Joyeux Noël 2022

Join us for our holiday tradition: a screening of the 2005 French film “Joyeux Noël”, which tells the story of the 1914 Christmas Truce between enemy soldiers.

Knitting the Nation

American women had been knitting socks and sweaters for relief organizations overseas prior to the United States entering WWI, but when these women’s husbands, brothers and sons started enlisting in
Living History
Sunday, Dec. 11 - 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Day in the Life: The Holiday Spirit

The Living History Volunteer Corps show how soldiers and their families celebrated the winter holidays. Ask questions and view non-accessioned WWI objects up close!
In-Person Gathering
Saturday, Dec. 3 - 10 a.m.

Mrs. Wilson's Knitting Circle: Holiday Reception

Celebrate the end of 2022 with Director of Exhibitions and Registrar Stacie Petersen at the first in-person Mrs. Wilson’s Knitting Circle in two years. Refreshments and beverages served.
Thursday, Dec. 1 - 5:30 p.m.

Modernist Book Talk: “The Chaperone” with author Laura Moriarty

Join The Modernists for refreshments, socializing and a chat with Laura Moriarty, author of “The Chaperone”. This captivating novel centers on Cora Carlisle, the woman who chaperoned an irreverent Louise Brooks to New York City in the summer of 1922.