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While the Museum will not be open to the public on Memorial Day, the organization offers three moving ceremonies streamed online for free to the public; Announces reopening for June 1 for members and June 2 for the general public -- two timed sessions daily with restrictions.
The friendship and respect between a self-proclaimed Missouri Baptist, Harry Truman, and the son of impoverished Jewish immigrants from Lithuania, Harry Jacobson, made possible a significant contribution to American history.
"In the Picture: Portraying the Artist" is the first exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum to focus on this genre. With more than 60 portraits from the period 1850 to 1920, the exhibition presents a multifaceted exploration of the role and significance of the artist's portrait.
The National WWI Museum and Memorial has shifted its programming and engagement/learning opportunities to the digital realm so that people can continue to understand the enduring impact of the Great War. The Museum remains closed through April 24.
MDC is temporarily waiving permit requirements for sport fishing and daily trout-tag requirements for Missouri residents and nonresidents whose fishing privileges are not otherwise suspended. The waiver of fishing permits runs from Friday, March 27, through April 15.
A biopic on the life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, from her life as a student to her work on the Moritz v. Commissioner case challenging the Internal Revenue Code with regard to tax deductions that benefitted women, and not men.
A ceremony commemorating National Vietnam Veterans Day, programs on the relationship between gender roles based on American men’s magazines, and events surrounding the Smithsonian’s Patriot Nations exhibition about Native Americans in the U.S. Armed Forces are among the March offerings at the National WWI Museum and Memorial.
NFTM has announced a special event calendar for March in celebration of its 30th anniversary. These events in March celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the National Frontier Trails Museum located near the historic Independence Square.
The third Monday in February remains a federal holiday celebrating George Washington's birthday. Despite efforts to establish a national holiday to honor all presidents, such was never enacted by Congress. Today, President's Day is a marketing and advertising campaign that borrowed Washington's Birthday and renamed it President's Day, but that's not all that happened to poor George's birthday celebration.
Brian Lanker’s much-anticipated exhibit, I Dream A World: Portraits of Black Women Who Changed America, will open at Washburn University’s Mulvane Art Museum on Friday, Feb. 14. There will be a reception from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. that is free and open to the public.
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