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Layers of Time: Longview Farm Memories
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Kansas City,KS
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Kansas City,KS
Storytelling at Trailside Center
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Layers of Time: Longview Farm Memories
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Kansas City,KS
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Homegoing: with Author Yaa Gyasi
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Friday Film Night
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Team Shakespeare presents Julius Caesar!
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
Manhattan Memories: Lunchtime Lecture
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM | Manhattan,KS
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Nature Walk
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Butler,MO
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Highlights in History
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Fort Scott,KS
Memorial Day Weekend 2017
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Memorial Day Weekend 2017
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
Memorial Day Weekend Event
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM | Larned,KS
 
 
 
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  • 5/1/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • 5/1/2017 10:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, KS

    Layers of Time: Longview Farm Memories

    This exhibition by UMKC alumnus Ron Anderson features photographs of Longview Farm (built in 1914 by Kansas City lumber baron R.A. Long), known as “The World’s Most Beautiful Farm.” By blending historical and contemporary photos, through the use of various printing techniques, Anderson’s images immerse the viewer in a multi-layered, non-linear concepts of time, memory, and history. The photographs build a bridge from past to present, and resurrect the aura of a significant Kansas City landmark....details >>

  • 5/2/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • 5/2/2017 10:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, KS

    Layers of Time: Longview Farm Memories

    This exhibition by UMKC alumnus Ron Anderson features photographs of Longview Farm (built in 1914 by Kansas City lumber baron R.A. Long), known as “The World’s Most Beautiful Farm.” By blending historical and contemporary photos, through the use of various printing techniques, Anderson’s images immerse the viewer in a multi-layered, non-linear concepts of time, memory, and history. The photographs build a bridge from past to present, and resurrect the aura of a significant Kansas City landmark....details >>

  • 5/3/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • 5/3/2017 10:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, KS

    Layers of Time: Longview Farm Memories

    This exhibition by UMKC alumnus Ron Anderson features photographs of Longview Farm (built in 1914 by Kansas City lumber baron R.A. Long), known as “The World’s Most Beautiful Farm.” By blending historical and contemporary photos, through the use of various printing techniques, Anderson’s images immerse the viewer in a multi-layered, non-linear concepts of time, memory, and history. The photographs build a bridge from past to present, and resurrect the aura of a significant Kansas City landmark....details >>

  • 5/4/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • 5/4/2017 10:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, KS

    Layers of Time: Longview Farm Memories

    This exhibition by UMKC alumnus Ron Anderson features photographs of Longview Farm (built in 1914 by Kansas City lumber baron R.A. Long), known as “The World’s Most Beautiful Farm.” By blending historical and contemporary photos, through the use of various printing techniques, Anderson’s images immerse the viewer in a multi-layered, non-linear concepts of time, memory, and history. The photographs build a bridge from past to present, and resurrect the aura of a significant Kansas City landmark....details >>

  • 5/4/2017 7:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Storytelling at Trailside Center

    Storytelling is the perfect means of communication. River and Prairie Storyweavers (RAPS) is the western Missouri and eastern Kansas Storytelling guild, with about Fifty members, from full-time professional tellers to those who just like to hear a good story. No one is required to tell, but after a few meetings, you may be thinking "I could do that!" and we have classes and workshops to help beginners learn tricks of the trade....details >>

  • 5/5/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • 5/5/2017 10:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, KS

    Layers of Time: Longview Farm Memories

    This exhibition by UMKC alumnus Ron Anderson features photographs of Longview Farm (built in 1914 by Kansas City lumber baron R.A. Long), known as “The World’s Most Beautiful Farm.” By blending historical and contemporary photos, through the use of various printing techniques, Anderson’s images immerse the viewer in a multi-layered, non-linear concepts of time, memory, and history. The photographs build a bridge from past to present, and resurrect the aura of a significant Kansas City landmark....details >>

  • 5/6/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • 5/6/2017 10:00:00 AM  |  Shawnee, KS

    Spring Cleaning and New Beginnings: An Intergenerational Sharing & Celebration

    Celebrating the seasons in Shawnee in the 1920s and now. Each will include time for sharing stories, sampling a homemade seasonal dish (recipe included), and participating in a hands-on activity. This is an intergenerational celebration!Spring. Planting the first vegetables and herbs of the season in your garden. Share tried and true family cleaning recipes and techniques, many of which are as “green” today as they were 100 years ago. Strawberry Hill Povitica Company will have bread samples....details >>

  • 5/6/2017 3:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    The Derby Party

    Guests at The Derby Party, #DerbyKC, hosted by Kansas City Museum Foundation to benefit the Kansas City Museum, will enjoy live music by Victor & Penny, southern food bites created by The Westside Local, southern beverage creations with local #KC distillery labels, dessert by Poppy’s Ice Cream & Coffee House, and yard games by KC Crew. Watch the race on a big screen and enjoy derby fashion with Best-dressed and Best-hat competitions. 90.9 The Bridge is our proud radio sponsor....details >>

  • 5/6/2017 4:30:00 PM  |  Benton, KS

    2017 KANSAS COWBOY POETRY CONTEST

    Qualifying contests will be held as follows: Saturday, May 6, 4:30 p.m., Prairie Rose Chuckwagon Supper, 15231 SW Parallel Street, Benton; and Friday, May 19, 7 p.m., Rollin ‘Red’ Vandever Memorial Park, home of the “Wilson County Old Iron Club,” 10392 Jade Road, Fredonia.To enter, contestants should go to www.cowboypoetrycontest.com to print out an entry form. Contestants can recite a serious poem, humorous poem or both.The finals are at the Flint Hills Discovery Center on June 9th, 2017....details >>

  • 5/7/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • 5/8/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • 5/8/2017 6:30:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Homegoing: with Author Yaa Gyasi

    Author Yaa Gyasi discusses one of the past year’s most celebrated debut novels, "Homegoing". It depicts 300 years of suffering begotten by slavery, tracing seven generations of descendants from two half-sisters in Ghana in the mid-18th century....details >>

  • 5/9/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • 5/9/2017 6:30:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Killers of the Flower Moon: with Author David Grann

    In a discussion of one of the year’s most heralded books, "Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI", author David Grann examines the deadly conspiracy targeting the oil-rich Osage Indian Reservation in the early 1920s....details >>

  • 5/10/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • 5/11/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • 5/12/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • 5/12/2017 6:30:00 PM  |  Topeka, KS

    Museum After Hours – Serving America While Serving Time

    Kori Thompson, instructor, Hutchinson Community College presents "Serving America While Serving Time." Six inmates from the Kansas State Industrial Reformatory were among those who volunteered during World War I. While some questioned their ability to serve, the Kansas adjutant general instructed the recruitment offices to induct the men into service. Nearly 250 inmates and former inmates were either drafted or enlisted and served in some capacity during World War I, some even died in combat....details >>

  • 5/12/2017 6:30:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Friday Film Night

    Join us for May's Film Friday featuring The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill but Came Down a Mountain. As WWI roars across the Channel, two cartographers and the villagers of Ffynnon Garw battle over the definition of “mountain.” Determined to be on the map as a village with a mountain rather than a hill, the proud townsfolk get creative. This charming cult classic features Hugh Grant, Colm Meaney, Kenneth Griffith and Ian McNeice. Sponsored by the Capitol Federal Foundation. FREE with RSVP....details >>

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