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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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Tuesday, October 01 2019

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.

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Monday, September 30 2019

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.

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Monday, September 23 2019

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.

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Sunday, August 11 2019

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.

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Thursday, August 08 2019

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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Saturday, August 03 2019

The artworks represent some of the finest works in the Mulvane’s collection, however, they need cleaning, framing and other conservation in order to preserve them for posterity. As part of the exhibit, a fine art conservator assessed each of the works to determine the exact services needed.

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Thursday, August 01 2019

A weekend event featuring the Living History Volunteer Corps and living historians presenting real WWI artifacts for visitors to inspect, a panel discussion on challenges faced by returning soldiers from war and a presentation on the race riots of the “Red Summer” of 1919 are among the August offerings at the National WWI Museum and Memorial.

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Monday, July 29 2019

Rudolf Friedrich Kurz was a Swiss artist who traveled to St. Joseph in 1848 and remained in the area during the Gold Rush years until 1851 documenting the native peoples and early founders of St.  Joseph including the city founder, Joseph Robidoux.

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Monday, July 29 2019

The all-new 25,000 square feet of museum exhibit space at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum is now open. The most recent innovations in technological components and interactives are guaranteed to engage audiences of all ages and learning styles.

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Wednesday, July 17 2019

Sponsored by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, the three-day gathering provides women age 18 and older with a fun and supportive environment where they can learn about activities such as geocaching, archery, dutch oven cooking, firearms shooting, fly fishing and more.

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Saturday, July 06 2019

Between 1934 and 1943, the US Treasury Department’s Section of Fine Arts commissioned over 1,600 murals and sculptures for post offices across the country -- Kansas is home to 29 of these artworks. Humanities Kansas is supporting efforts to document these Kansas artworks.

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Friday, July 05 2019

Costumed interpretive staff present life in rural Missouri in the 1870s with demonstrations focusing on the way people lived and played in the 19th century.

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Tuesday, June 18 2019

Beginning July 1 the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center in Kansas City, will be open every Saturday but closed on Mondays.  The new hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays, and the center will be open until 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month.

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Thursday, June 13 2019

The Mansion, owned by the City of St. Joseph and operated by the St. Joseph Museums, is located in the heart of the Museum Hill Historic District and serves as a community anchor and Museum site.

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