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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.)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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