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Friday, May 22 2020

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.

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Monday, May 18 2020

The Memorial Amphitheater and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier are icons in the celebration of Memorial Day and Veterans Day.

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Wednesday, May 06 2020

In 1982, May 6, designated as National Nurses Day in 1954, was established as the annual beginning of National Nurses Week, which ends on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale.

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Friday, May 01 2020

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.

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Tuesday, April 14 2020

"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.

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Thursday, April 09 2020

Online information, including free downloads of tours are available through the St. Joseph Visitors Bureau website.

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Thursday, April 09 2020

Directory provides links to online content exploring the themes and unique eras in the history of Johnson County (KS) through its virtual museum, a virtual tour of the All-Electric House, and more.

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Monday, March 30 2020

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.

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Thursday, March 26 2020

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.

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Saturday, March 07 2020

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.

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Wednesday, March 04 2020

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.

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Monday, March 02 2020

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.

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Wednesday, February 19 2020

Following World War I, Edison made a recording expressing his pride in the soldiers and reminds Americans of the enormous sacrifice and contribution made by the other allied nations.

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Saturday, February 15 2020

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.

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Tuesday, February 11 2020

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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