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United Federation of Doll Clubs exhibit shares a comprehensive collection of the annual event's tea party cups and saucers, original newspaper advertising for the parties, and other historical memorabilia of the event that became a Kansas City tradition for generations of young girls.
Kansans like to think of their state as a land of industrious, law-abiding and friendly people, and for the most part they are correct. But its history has many tales of murders, cons, extrajudicial killings and other crimes. On Wednesday, January 29 at 6:00 p.m., the National Archives will host author Adrian Zink who will discuss his book Wicked Kansas.
Crosby Kemper III, who helped redefine the role of public libraries in nearly 15 years as executive director of the Kansas City Public Library, is assuming leadership of the Washington, D.C.-based Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), an independent federal agency established as the primary source of federal support for the nation’s libraries and museums.
Join KC Parks as they celebrate 30 years at Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center and Museum. The 30-year-old center will be filled with food, music, and lots of celebrating of the successful programs and heritage brought to the area.
From perspectives covering both the home front and the war front, the exhibition explores themes of patriotism, duty and citizenship through a remarkable collection of objects, documents, photographs and more.
Veterans Day weekend events, Friday - Monday, November 8 - 11, honor those who serve our country with free admission for veterans/active duty military personnel, and half-price admission for the public all weekend. The Traveling Vietnam War Exhibition from the New York Historical Society opens Friday, November 8.
Access+Ability, opens Oct. 19 at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, will feature research and designs developed over the past decade with and by people who span a range of physical, cognitive, and sensory abilities.
The close of the Holocaust-related Lest We Forget exhibition, the last opportunity to secure the early-bird rate for the annual symposium featuring world-renowned historians and a program detailing how the contemporary genre of horror was influenced by the Great War are among the October activities at the National WWI Museum and Memorial.
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages people to enjoy fall foliage through camping, driving tours, hiking, or even canoeing or floating. Enjoy weekly updates on what trees are turning and where to get the best views.
The Great War caused vast destruction across Europe, and in addition to the lives lost in battle, many cultural landmarks were damaged or destroyed. The exhibition features 15 etchings depicting scenes directly affected by the Great War and juxtaposed by images of destruction and devastation from the Museum collection.
Summer may be moving toward autumn, but there’s still time to go fishing and learn about the outdoors. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer several free Discover Nature—programs over the next month.
Extraordinarily Extraordinary St. Joseph Leaders, whose guidance, generosity, and vision helped to shape the city, is the theme of the 2019 "Voices of the Past" interpretive tours at Mount Mora Cemetery in St. Joseph, Misouri, October 17 and 18. (Advance ticket purchase required.)
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