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Saturday, January 11 2020

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.

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Saturday, January 11 2020

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.

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Saturday, January 11 2020

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.

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Tuesday, January 07 2020

The Missouri State Museum presents “Third Friday @ 3” themed tours of the Missouri State Capitol on the third Friday of each month at 3 p.m. in various locations throughout the Capitol.

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Thursday, January 02 2020

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.

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Wednesday, November 13 2019

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.

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Tuesday, November 12 2019

KDWPT and MDC remind us of the history of the animals that once inhabited northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas, as well as the mystery and the preservation of today's fauna.

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Thursday, November 07 2019

Groundbreaking/project kick-off is scheduled for 10 a.m.,  Friday, November 15, 2019, at Chouteau Parkway -- west side, south of I-35, north of Parvin Road.

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Tuesday, November 05 2019

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.

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Wednesday, October 09 2019

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.

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