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Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

Kansas Museum of History

Jan 23, 2017 - May 28, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

The Kansas Museum of History presents Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes May 28, 2016 - May 28, 2017 Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I.  Two hundred and twenty-seven thousand served in World War II.  We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers, past and present, by telling the story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes.  Hughes’ story is both common and...

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Over the Rainbow: Toys from the Land of Oz

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

Jan 23, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Published in 1900, L. Frank Baum’s Wizard of Oz is considered America’s first fairy tale. Since then, the story of Dorothy’s fantastical journey through the land of Oz has enticed generations. Explore the original literary story and its many retellings, including the 1939 Technicolor film, Return to Oz, and The Wiz, through playthings, first edition books, and original costumes at...

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Forever Young: Victorian Photographs of Children and Their Toys

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

Jan 23, 2017 - Mar 26, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Before taking a picture was just a click of a button, having a photograph taken was serious business. A portrait was a rare record of not only an individual’s appearance, but their personality and history. Children were posed with their favorite toys, giving contemporary viewers a rare glimpse into Victorian childhood. Explore over 100 photographs, including post-mortem portraits, and...

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Inside the Art Life of Adrienne Walker Hoard

Miller-Nichols Libraryy

Jan 25, 2017 - May 19, 2017 @ 12:00 PM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Beyond her life as a professor at UMKC, Adrienne Walker Hoard, M.F.A., Ed.D., is an accomplished painter, photographer and jewelry maker. From Jan. 25 through May 19, her work will be on display in the Dean’s Gallery, Fourth Floor, Miller Nichols Library, 800 E. 51st St., Kansas City, Mo. A Gallery Opening is scheduled for 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. The opening reception is free,...

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KC Zoomobile: Cold Weather Creatures

Mid-Continent Public Library - Raytown Branch

Jan 28, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

Discover how some creatures not only survive freezing temperatures, but love the frigid weather. Join the Kansas City Zoo for an exploration of these chilly creatures, and get the chance to meet one or two of them. Ages 3 and up. Registration is required. 

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Charles and Virginia Clark Inside Music Series: Chamber Music with Michael Stern

Helzberg Hall, Kauffman Center

Jan 28, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

Kansas City Symphony Music Director Michael Stern hosts a special chamber music workshop for two student groups in Helzberg Hall. Throughout the session, Stern will share feedback and ideas with these young artists and the audience. College and high school chamber groups are invited to apply. Nominations must be received by Wednesday, January 11. This event is free and open to the public....

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Hands-on History

The National World War I Museum and Memorial

Jan 28, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Saturday.

History is brought to life in this family-friendly program in which kids of all ages are invited to handle Great War artifacts.  Complimentary with paid admission | Near Paul Sunderland Glass Bridge 

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