Feb 12 2015

Operation: Indulgence

Join acclaimed chocolatiers René Bollier and Christopher Elbow and whiskey expert Ryan Maybee for an evening of chocolate and whiskey tastings as well as a brief history on the role of luxury goods during World War I at Operation: Indulgence at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12.
Nov 7 2014

1914: Global War and American Neutrality

Examine the origins of, reactions to and early confrontations in the First World War including the political, diplomatic, military, cultural and scientific developments prior to the war that...
Jul 25 2014

Great War | Great Read

A 2014 collaboration between the National World War I Museum and Kansas City Public Library, Great War | Great Read is a multi-faceted initiative encouraging people to engage in works about World War I through a series of community-wide book discussions and public programs and lectures featuring internationally renowned authors and historians.
Jun 13 2014

Archivist Jonathan Casey's Dispatches from Sarajevo and Vienna

National World War I Museum Archivist Jonathan Casey travels to Sarajevo, Bosnia, and Vienna, Austria, between June 23-July 3, 2014. Join us each day during this remarkable journey as Jonathan reports from these two cities at the heart of the World War I conflict as the Centennial commences.

Apr 30 2014

War Fare: Chow Challenge

Celebrity chefs from four of Kansas City’s finest restaurants will compete in War Fare: Chow Challenge, a World War I-themed cooking competition, on Wednesday, April 30 in the Auditorium at the National World War I Museum.
Mar 30 2014

IWM General-Director Addresses Area Leaders

The Imperial War Museums’ Director-General Diane Lees addressed Kansas City area leaders during a presentation on Friday, Jan. 10 at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial.
Feb 21 2014

Honoring Military History and Social Change

The National World War I Museum holds a different meaning for each individual passing through our doors. According to Ronald Magee of Parkville, Mo., “History is exceedingly important and not just the war, but everything about this period.”
Feb 20 2014

Answering the Call

There is strong sense of connection to the collection at the National World War I Museum for Mr. Brett Borg, of Lee’s Summit, Mo. Borg’s grandfather, Albert V. Borg, served in the United States...
Feb 19 2014

Leaving a Family Legacy

A view unlike any other in the city is what Mr. John Dillingham and his family can expect when sitting on the bench they have sponsored at the National World War I Museum.
Jan 3 2014

R. Crosby Kemper, Jr. (1927-2014)

R. Crosby Kemper, Jr. , one of the most charismatic philanthropists and leaders in the history of Kansas City passed away on Jan. 2, 2014.
Oct 28 2013

Veterans Day 2014

In 1954, after the return of veterans from both World War II and the Korean War, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a bill rededicating Nov. 11 as Veterans Day and encouraged Americans to commit themselves to the cause of peace and to honor America’s veterans for their courage, honor, patriotism and sacrifice.