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December, 2016
December, 2016

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Thursday, December 01, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Thursday, December 01, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Thursday, December 01, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Thursday, December 01, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Thursday, December 01, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Thursday, December 01, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Thursday, December 01, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

Together We Win: The Philadelphia Homefront During the First World War (Mon. - Fri.)
Dates: Thursday, December 01, 2016 09:00am - 04:45pm

Click event title for full information -  Through April 21, 2017 - Exhibition co-curated by Reference Librarian Linda August and Curator of Prints and Photographs Sarah Weatherwax, this exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the war and the sacrifices and contributions Philadelphians made to the Allied cause.  More specifically, the exhibition examines the role that the Library Company, its staff and its shareholders, played in supporting the war effort.  Books, photographs, audio clips of World War I era music, home-made Allied flags, a scrapbook, and other ephemera will explore the story of the city and its residents during ...
Contact: 215-546-3181
Library Company of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Thursday, December 01, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Thursday, December 01, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Thursday, December 01, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Thursday, December 01, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Kentucky's Flying Aces
Dates: Friday, December 02, 2016

January 2016 – Aviation Museum: Lexington, KY The Aviation Museum of Kentucky has a display on aviation fighter “aces” from Kentucky.  These pilots shot down at least five of the enemy to earn this description. There is also a presentation on these pilots, which we have presented as an outreach program for the museum.  There is also an aircraft restorer in the state that has a flying Curtiss “Jenny”, one of the very, very few that flies, and a type of plane that was one of the few American-built aircraft that had an effect on the aviation portion of the ...
Contact: jrm@aviationky.org
Aviation Museum of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Friday, December 02, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Friday, December 02, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Friday, December 02, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Friday, December 02, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Friday, December 02, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Friday, December 02, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Friday, December 02, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

Together We Win: The Philadelphia Homefront During the First World War (Mon. - Fri.)
Dates: Friday, December 02, 2016 09:00am - 04:45pm

Click event title for full information -  Through April 21, 2017 - Exhibition co-curated by Reference Librarian Linda August and Curator of Prints and Photographs Sarah Weatherwax, this exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the war and the sacrifices and contributions Philadelphians made to the Allied cause.  More specifically, the exhibition examines the role that the Library Company, its staff and its shareholders, played in supporting the war effort.  Books, photographs, audio clips of World War I era music, home-made Allied flags, a scrapbook, and other ephemera will explore the story of the city and its residents during ...
Contact: 215-546-3181
Library Company of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Friday, December 02, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Friday, December 02, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Friday, December 02, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Friday, December 02, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Saturday, December 03, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Saturday, December 03, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Saturday, December 03, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Saturday, December 03, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Saturday, December 03, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Saturday, December 03, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Saturday, December 03, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Saturday, December 03, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Saturday, December 03, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Saturday, December 03, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Saturday, December 03, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Sunday, December 04, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Sunday, December 04, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Sunday, December 04, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Sunday, December 04, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Sunday, December 04, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Sunday, December 04, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Sunday, December 04, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Sunday, December 04, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Sunday, December 04, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Sunday, December 04, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Monday, December 05, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Monday, December 05, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Monday, December 05, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Monday, December 05, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Monday, December 05, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Monday, December 05, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Monday, December 05, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

Together We Win: The Philadelphia Homefront During the First World War (Mon. - Fri.)
Dates: Monday, December 05, 2016 09:00am - 04:45pm

Click event title for full information -  Through April 21, 2017 - Exhibition co-curated by Reference Librarian Linda August and Curator of Prints and Photographs Sarah Weatherwax, this exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the war and the sacrifices and contributions Philadelphians made to the Allied cause.  More specifically, the exhibition examines the role that the Library Company, its staff and its shareholders, played in supporting the war effort.  Books, photographs, audio clips of World War I era music, home-made Allied flags, a scrapbook, and other ephemera will explore the story of the city and its residents during ...
Contact: 215-546-3181
Library Company of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Monday, December 05, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Monday, December 05, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Monday, December 05, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Tuesday, December 06, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Tuesday, December 06, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Tuesday, December 06, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

Together We Win: The Philadelphia Homefront During the First World War (Mon. - Fri.)
Dates: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 09:00am - 04:45pm

Click event title for full information -  Through April 21, 2017 - Exhibition co-curated by Reference Librarian Linda August and Curator of Prints and Photographs Sarah Weatherwax, this exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the war and the sacrifices and contributions Philadelphians made to the Allied cause.  More specifically, the exhibition examines the role that the Library Company, its staff and its shareholders, played in supporting the war effort.  Books, photographs, audio clips of World War I era music, home-made Allied flags, a scrapbook, and other ephemera will explore the story of the city and its residents during ...
Contact: 215-546-3181
Library Company of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Wednesday, December 07, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Wednesday, December 07, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Wednesday, December 07, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

Together We Win: The Philadelphia Homefront During the First World War (Mon. - Fri.)
Dates: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 09:00am - 04:45pm

Click event title for full information -  Through April 21, 2017 - Exhibition co-curated by Reference Librarian Linda August and Curator of Prints and Photographs Sarah Weatherwax, this exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the war and the sacrifices and contributions Philadelphians made to the Allied cause.  More specifically, the exhibition examines the role that the Library Company, its staff and its shareholders, played in supporting the war effort.  Books, photographs, audio clips of World War I era music, home-made Allied flags, a scrapbook, and other ephemera will explore the story of the city and its residents during ...
Contact: 215-546-3181
Library Company of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Wednesday, December 07, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Thursday, December 08, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Thursday, December 08, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Thursday, December 08, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Thursday, December 08, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Thursday, December 08, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Thursday, December 08, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Thursday, December 08, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

Together We Win: The Philadelphia Homefront During the First World War (Mon. - Fri.)
Dates: Thursday, December 08, 2016 09:00am - 04:45pm

Click event title for full information -  Through April 21, 2017 - Exhibition co-curated by Reference Librarian Linda August and Curator of Prints and Photographs Sarah Weatherwax, this exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the war and the sacrifices and contributions Philadelphians made to the Allied cause.  More specifically, the exhibition examines the role that the Library Company, its staff and its shareholders, played in supporting the war effort.  Books, photographs, audio clips of World War I era music, home-made Allied flags, a scrapbook, and other ephemera will explore the story of the city and its residents during ...
Contact: 215-546-3181
Library Company of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Thursday, December 08, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Thursday, December 08, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Thursday, December 08, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Thursday, December 08, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Kentucky's Flying Aces
Dates: Friday, December 09, 2016

January 2016 – Aviation Museum: Lexington, KY The Aviation Museum of Kentucky has a display on aviation fighter “aces” from Kentucky.  These pilots shot down at least five of the enemy to earn this description. There is also a presentation on these pilots, which we have presented as an outreach program for the museum.  There is also an aircraft restorer in the state that has a flying Curtiss “Jenny”, one of the very, very few that flies, and a type of plane that was one of the few American-built aircraft that had an effect on the aviation portion of the ...
Contact: jrm@aviationky.org
Aviation Museum of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Friday, December 09, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Friday, December 09, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Friday, December 09, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Friday, December 09, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Friday, December 09, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Friday, December 09, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Friday, December 09, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

Together We Win: The Philadelphia Homefront During the First World War (Mon. - Fri.)
Dates: Friday, December 09, 2016 09:00am - 04:45pm

Click event title for full information -  Through April 21, 2017 - Exhibition co-curated by Reference Librarian Linda August and Curator of Prints and Photographs Sarah Weatherwax, this exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the war and the sacrifices and contributions Philadelphians made to the Allied cause.  More specifically, the exhibition examines the role that the Library Company, its staff and its shareholders, played in supporting the war effort.  Books, photographs, audio clips of World War I era music, home-made Allied flags, a scrapbook, and other ephemera will explore the story of the city and its residents during ...
Contact: 215-546-3181
Library Company of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Friday, December 09, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Friday, December 09, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Friday, December 09, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Friday, December 09, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Saturday, December 10, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Saturday, December 10, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Saturday, December 10, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Saturday, December 10, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Saturday, December 10, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Saturday, December 10, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Saturday, December 10, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Saturday, December 10, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Saturday, December 10, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Saturday, December 10, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Saturday, December 10, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

"Christmas at the Front" Living History Event
Dates: Saturday, December 10, 2016 04:00pm - 08:00pm

The Illinois State Military Museum will be hosting a "Christmas at the Front" Living History event for the public on Saturday Dec. 10. Visitors can interact with "Living Historians" who will show how soldiers in four different conflicts (Revolutionary War, Civil War, WW1 and WW2) celebrated Christmas while fighting in poor conditions a long way from home. Professor Chris McDonald of Lincoln Land Community college will also lead a short lecture on soldiers' Christmas letters throughout history.  Local choirs will also perform holiday carols, and cookies and hot beverages will be provided. 
Contact:
Illinois State Military Museum

Springfield, IL

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Sunday, December 11, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Sunday, December 11, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Sunday, December 11, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Sunday, December 11, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Sunday, December 11, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Sunday, December 11, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Sunday, December 11, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Sunday, December 11, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Sunday, December 11, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Sunday, December 11, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Cafard Movie, Waffle, and Beer Reception
Dates: Sunday, December 11, 2016 02:30pm - 05:30pm

On December 11th, 2016, on the occasion of the screening of the movie Cafard during the AFI EU Showcase Festival, the Embassy of Belgium will offer a «Waffle & Beer » reception to all audience members. The screening of Cafard will be followed by an exhibit on the true story of the WWI autos-canons mitrailleuse (ACM) corps, a group of Belgian soldiers who fought in Ukraine and traveled throughout Russia, the Pacific Ocean and the United States (1915-1918). The film starts at 2.30pm at the AFI Silver - 8633 Colesville Rd - Silver Spring, MD. This animation movie is not suitable for ...
Contact: charlotte.grant@diplobel.fed.be
AFI Silver

Silver Spring, MD

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Heaven, Hell, or Hoboken: Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of World War I
Dates: Sunday, December 11, 2016 04:00pm

DESCRIPTION: Hoboken Historical Museum's World War 1 Commemorative Lecture Series featuring a wide array of acclaimed scholars and historians. Lectures are scheduled for August 21, 2016 through May 7, 2017 at the Hoboken Historical Museum. NOTE: All lectures will be on Sundays at 4 p.m. 2016 DATES 1) August 21, Chad Millman, The Detonators. Topic: The Black Tom explosion 2) September 11, Howard Blum, Dark Invasion: 1915: Germany's Secret War and the Hunt for the First Terrorist Cell in America. Topic: German sabotage in NY Harbor 3) October 16: Thomas Fleming, The Illusion of Victory: America in WWI Topic: Propaganda ...
Contact: 201.656.2240 or info@hobokenmuseum.org
Hoboken Historical Museum

Hoboken, NJ

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Monday, December 12, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Monday, December 12, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Monday, December 12, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Monday, December 12, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Monday, December 12, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Monday, December 12, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Monday, December 12, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

Together We Win: The Philadelphia Homefront During the First World War (Mon. - Fri.)
Dates: Monday, December 12, 2016 09:00am - 04:45pm

Click event title for full information -  Through April 21, 2017 - Exhibition co-curated by Reference Librarian Linda August and Curator of Prints and Photographs Sarah Weatherwax, this exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the war and the sacrifices and contributions Philadelphians made to the Allied cause.  More specifically, the exhibition examines the role that the Library Company, its staff and its shareholders, played in supporting the war effort.  Books, photographs, audio clips of World War I era music, home-made Allied flags, a scrapbook, and other ephemera will explore the story of the city and its residents during ...
Contact: 215-546-3181
Library Company of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Monday, December 12, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Monday, December 12, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Monday, December 12, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Tuesday, December 13, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

Together We Win: The Philadelphia Homefront During the First World War (Mon. - Fri.)
Dates: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 09:00am - 04:45pm

Click event title for full information -  Through April 21, 2017 - Exhibition co-curated by Reference Librarian Linda August and Curator of Prints and Photographs Sarah Weatherwax, this exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the war and the sacrifices and contributions Philadelphians made to the Allied cause.  More specifically, the exhibition examines the role that the Library Company, its staff and its shareholders, played in supporting the war effort.  Books, photographs, audio clips of World War I era music, home-made Allied flags, a scrapbook, and other ephemera will explore the story of the city and its residents during ...
Contact: 215-546-3181
Library Company of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Wednesday, December 14, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

Together We Win: The Philadelphia Homefront During the First World War (Mon. - Fri.)
Dates: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 09:00am - 04:45pm

Click event title for full information -  Through April 21, 2017 - Exhibition co-curated by Reference Librarian Linda August and Curator of Prints and Photographs Sarah Weatherwax, this exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the war and the sacrifices and contributions Philadelphians made to the Allied cause.  More specifically, the exhibition examines the role that the Library Company, its staff and its shareholders, played in supporting the war effort.  Books, photographs, audio clips of World War I era music, home-made Allied flags, a scrapbook, and other ephemera will explore the story of the city and its residents during ...
Contact: 215-546-3181
Library Company of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Thursday, December 15, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Thursday, December 15, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Thursday, December 15, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Thursday, December 15, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Thursday, December 15, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Thursday, December 15, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Thursday, December 15, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

Together We Win: The Philadelphia Homefront During the First World War (Mon. - Fri.)
Dates: Thursday, December 15, 2016 09:00am - 04:45pm

Click event title for full information -  Through April 21, 2017 - Exhibition co-curated by Reference Librarian Linda August and Curator of Prints and Photographs Sarah Weatherwax, this exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the war and the sacrifices and contributions Philadelphians made to the Allied cause.  More specifically, the exhibition examines the role that the Library Company, its staff and its shareholders, played in supporting the war effort.  Books, photographs, audio clips of World War I era music, home-made Allied flags, a scrapbook, and other ephemera will explore the story of the city and its residents during ...
Contact: 215-546-3181
Library Company of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Thursday, December 15, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Thursday, December 15, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Thursday, December 15, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Thursday, December 15, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Kentucky's Flying Aces
Dates: Friday, December 16, 2016

January 2016 – Aviation Museum: Lexington, KY The Aviation Museum of Kentucky has a display on aviation fighter “aces” from Kentucky.  These pilots shot down at least five of the enemy to earn this description. There is also a presentation on these pilots, which we have presented as an outreach program for the museum.  There is also an aircraft restorer in the state that has a flying Curtiss “Jenny”, one of the very, very few that flies, and a type of plane that was one of the few American-built aircraft that had an effect on the aviation portion of the ...
Contact: jrm@aviationky.org
Aviation Museum of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Friday, December 16, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Friday, December 16, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Friday, December 16, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Friday, December 16, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Friday, December 16, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Friday, December 16, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Friday, December 16, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

Together We Win: The Philadelphia Homefront During the First World War (Mon. - Fri.)
Dates: Friday, December 16, 2016 09:00am - 04:45pm

Click event title for full information -  Through April 21, 2017 - Exhibition co-curated by Reference Librarian Linda August and Curator of Prints and Photographs Sarah Weatherwax, this exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the war and the sacrifices and contributions Philadelphians made to the Allied cause.  More specifically, the exhibition examines the role that the Library Company, its staff and its shareholders, played in supporting the war effort.  Books, photographs, audio clips of World War I era music, home-made Allied flags, a scrapbook, and other ephemera will explore the story of the city and its residents during ...
Contact: 215-546-3181
Library Company of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Friday, December 16, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Friday, December 16, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Friday, December 16, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Friday, December 16, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Saturday, December 17, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Saturday, December 17, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Saturday, December 17, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Saturday, December 17, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Saturday, December 17, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

National Wreaths Across America Day
Dates: Saturday, December 17, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

Join over a million volunteers at over 1000+ participating locations nationwide, as we Remember, Honor, and Teach about the service and sacrifice of our veterans. For more information, please visit: http://WreathsAcrossAmerica.org
Contact: helpdesk@wreathsacrossamerica.org
Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington, VA

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Saturday, December 17, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Saturday, December 17, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Saturday, December 17, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Saturday, December 17, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Saturday, December 17, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Saturday, December 17, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Sunday, December 18, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Sunday, December 18, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Sunday, December 18, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Sunday, December 18, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Sunday, December 18, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Sunday, December 18, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Sunday, December 18, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Sunday, December 18, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Sunday, December 18, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Sunday, December 18, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Monday, December 19, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Monday, December 19, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Monday, December 19, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Monday, December 19, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Monday, December 19, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Monday, December 19, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Monday, December 19, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

Together We Win: The Philadelphia Homefront During the First World War (Mon. - Fri.)
Dates: Monday, December 19, 2016 09:00am - 04:45pm

Click event title for full information -  Through April 21, 2017 - Exhibition co-curated by Reference Librarian Linda August and Curator of Prints and Photographs Sarah Weatherwax, this exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the war and the sacrifices and contributions Philadelphians made to the Allied cause.  More specifically, the exhibition examines the role that the Library Company, its staff and its shareholders, played in supporting the war effort.  Books, photographs, audio clips of World War I era music, home-made Allied flags, a scrapbook, and other ephemera will explore the story of the city and its residents during ...
Contact: 215-546-3181
Library Company of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Monday, December 19, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Monday, December 19, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Monday, December 19, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Tuesday, December 20, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

Over Here and Over There: The United States, Florida, and World War I
Dates: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

This special WWI exhibit features two traveling photo exhibits from the National Archives that depict perspectives of those on the American home front and those Americans serving overseas.The exhibit also highlights Florida's role in the Great War and explores the part that Floridians played in the war effort. Special activities for children include airplane making, ship camouflaging and reading stations. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/FloridaHistoricCapitolMuseum/about/
Contact: Barton.lisa@flhistoriccapitol.gov

,

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Museums and Exhibitions

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

Together We Win: The Philadelphia Homefront During the First World War (Mon. - Fri.)
Dates: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 09:00am - 04:45pm

Click event title for full information -  Through April 21, 2017 - Exhibition co-curated by Reference Librarian Linda August and Curator of Prints and Photographs Sarah Weatherwax, this exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the war and the sacrifices and contributions Philadelphians made to the Allied cause.  More specifically, the exhibition examines the role that the Library Company, its staff and its shareholders, played in supporting the war effort.  Books, photographs, audio clips of World War I era music, home-made Allied flags, a scrapbook, and other ephemera will explore the story of the city and its residents during ...
Contact: 215-546-3181
Library Company of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Wednesday, December 21, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

Over Here and Over There: The United States, Florida, and World War I
Dates: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

This special WWI exhibit features two traveling photo exhibits from the National Archives that depict perspectives of those on the American home front and those Americans serving overseas.The exhibit also highlights Florida's role in the Great War and explores the part that Floridians played in the war effort. Special activities for children include airplane making, ship camouflaging and reading stations. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/FloridaHistoricCapitolMuseum/about/
Contact: Barton.lisa@flhistoriccapitol.gov

,

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Museums and Exhibitions

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

Together We Win: The Philadelphia Homefront During the First World War (Mon. - Fri.)
Dates: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 09:00am - 04:45pm

Click event title for full information -  Through April 21, 2017 - Exhibition co-curated by Reference Librarian Linda August and Curator of Prints and Photographs Sarah Weatherwax, this exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the war and the sacrifices and contributions Philadelphians made to the Allied cause.  More specifically, the exhibition examines the role that the Library Company, its staff and its shareholders, played in supporting the war effort.  Books, photographs, audio clips of World War I era music, home-made Allied flags, a scrapbook, and other ephemera will explore the story of the city and its residents during ...
Contact: 215-546-3181
Library Company of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Thursday, December 22, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Thursday, December 22, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Thursday, December 22, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Thursday, December 22, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Thursday, December 22, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

Over Here and Over There: The United States, Florida, and World War I
Dates: Thursday, December 22, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

This special WWI exhibit features two traveling photo exhibits from the National Archives that depict perspectives of those on the American home front and those Americans serving overseas.The exhibit also highlights Florida's role in the Great War and explores the part that Floridians played in the war effort. Special activities for children include airplane making, ship camouflaging and reading stations. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/FloridaHistoricCapitolMuseum/about/
Contact: Barton.lisa@flhistoriccapitol.gov

,

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Museums and Exhibitions

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Thursday, December 22, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Thursday, December 22, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

Together We Win: The Philadelphia Homefront During the First World War (Mon. - Fri.)
Dates: Thursday, December 22, 2016 09:00am - 04:45pm

Click event title for full information -  Through April 21, 2017 - Exhibition co-curated by Reference Librarian Linda August and Curator of Prints and Photographs Sarah Weatherwax, this exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the war and the sacrifices and contributions Philadelphians made to the Allied cause.  More specifically, the exhibition examines the role that the Library Company, its staff and its shareholders, played in supporting the war effort.  Books, photographs, audio clips of World War I era music, home-made Allied flags, a scrapbook, and other ephemera will explore the story of the city and its residents during ...
Contact: 215-546-3181
Library Company of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Thursday, December 22, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Thursday, December 22, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Thursday, December 22, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Thursday, December 22, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Kentucky's Flying Aces
Dates: Friday, December 23, 2016

January 2016 – Aviation Museum: Lexington, KY The Aviation Museum of Kentucky has a display on aviation fighter “aces” from Kentucky.  These pilots shot down at least five of the enemy to earn this description. There is also a presentation on these pilots, which we have presented as an outreach program for the museum.  There is also an aircraft restorer in the state that has a flying Curtiss “Jenny”, one of the very, very few that flies, and a type of plane that was one of the few American-built aircraft that had an effect on the aviation portion of the ...
Contact: jrm@aviationky.org
Aviation Museum of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Friday, December 23, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Friday, December 23, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Friday, December 23, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Friday, December 23, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Friday, December 23, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

Over Here and Over There: The United States, Florida, and World War I
Dates: Friday, December 23, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

This special WWI exhibit features two traveling photo exhibits from the National Archives that depict perspectives of those on the American home front and those Americans serving overseas.The exhibit also highlights Florida's role in the Great War and explores the part that Floridians played in the war effort. Special activities for children include airplane making, ship camouflaging and reading stations. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/FloridaHistoricCapitolMuseum/about/
Contact: Barton.lisa@flhistoriccapitol.gov

,

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Museums and Exhibitions

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Friday, December 23, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Friday, December 23, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

Together We Win: The Philadelphia Homefront During the First World War (Mon. - Fri.)
Dates: Friday, December 23, 2016 09:00am - 04:45pm

Click event title for full information -  Through April 21, 2017 - Exhibition co-curated by Reference Librarian Linda August and Curator of Prints and Photographs Sarah Weatherwax, this exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the war and the sacrifices and contributions Philadelphians made to the Allied cause.  More specifically, the exhibition examines the role that the Library Company, its staff and its shareholders, played in supporting the war effort.  Books, photographs, audio clips of World War I era music, home-made Allied flags, a scrapbook, and other ephemera will explore the story of the city and its residents during ...
Contact: 215-546-3181
Library Company of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Friday, December 23, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Friday, December 23, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Friday, December 23, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Friday, December 23, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Saturday, December 24, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Saturday, December 24, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Saturday, December 24, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Saturday, December 24, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Saturday, December 24, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

Over Here and Over There: The United States, Florida, and World War I
Dates: Saturday, December 24, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

This special WWI exhibit features two traveling photo exhibits from the National Archives that depict perspectives of those on the American home front and those Americans serving overseas.The exhibit also highlights Florida's role in the Great War and explores the part that Floridians played in the war effort. Special activities for children include airplane making, ship camouflaging and reading stations. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/FloridaHistoricCapitolMuseum/about/
Contact: Barton.lisa@flhistoriccapitol.gov

,

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Museums and Exhibitions

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Saturday, December 24, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Saturday, December 24, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Saturday, December 24, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Saturday, December 24, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Saturday, December 24, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Saturday, December 24, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Sunday, December 25, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Sunday, December 25, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Sunday, December 25, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Sunday, December 25, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Sunday, December 25, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

Over Here and Over There: The United States, Florida, and World War I
Dates: Sunday, December 25, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

This special WWI exhibit features two traveling photo exhibits from the National Archives that depict perspectives of those on the American home front and those Americans serving overseas.The exhibit also highlights Florida's role in the Great War and explores the part that Floridians played in the war effort. Special activities for children include airplane making, ship camouflaging and reading stations. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/FloridaHistoricCapitolMuseum/about/
Contact: Barton.lisa@flhistoriccapitol.gov

,

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Museums and Exhibitions

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Sunday, December 25, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Sunday, December 25, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Sunday, December 25, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Sunday, December 25, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Sunday, December 25, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Monday, December 26, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Monday, December 26, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Monday, December 26, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Monday, December 26, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Monday, December 26, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

Over Here and Over There: The United States, Florida, and World War I
Dates: Monday, December 26, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

This special WWI exhibit features two traveling photo exhibits from the National Archives that depict perspectives of those on the American home front and those Americans serving overseas.The exhibit also highlights Florida's role in the Great War and explores the part that Floridians played in the war effort. Special activities for children include airplane making, ship camouflaging and reading stations. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/FloridaHistoricCapitolMuseum/about/
Contact: Barton.lisa@flhistoriccapitol.gov

,

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Museums and Exhibitions

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Monday, December 26, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Monday, December 26, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

Together We Win: The Philadelphia Homefront During the First World War (Mon. - Fri.)
Dates: Monday, December 26, 2016 09:00am - 04:45pm

Click event title for full information -  Through April 21, 2017 - Exhibition co-curated by Reference Librarian Linda August and Curator of Prints and Photographs Sarah Weatherwax, this exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the war and the sacrifices and contributions Philadelphians made to the Allied cause.  More specifically, the exhibition examines the role that the Library Company, its staff and its shareholders, played in supporting the war effort.  Books, photographs, audio clips of World War I era music, home-made Allied flags, a scrapbook, and other ephemera will explore the story of the city and its residents during ...
Contact: 215-546-3181
Library Company of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Monday, December 26, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Monday, December 26, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Monday, December 26, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Tuesday, December 27, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Tuesday, December 27, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Tuesday, December 27, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Tuesday, December 27, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

Over Here and Over There: The United States, Florida, and World War I
Dates: Tuesday, December 27, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

This special WWI exhibit features two traveling photo exhibits from the National Archives that depict perspectives of those on the American home front and those Americans serving overseas.The exhibit also highlights Florida's role in the Great War and explores the part that Floridians played in the war effort. Special activities for children include airplane making, ship camouflaging and reading stations. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/FloridaHistoricCapitolMuseum/about/
Contact: Barton.lisa@flhistoriccapitol.gov

,

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Museums and Exhibitions

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Tuesday, December 27, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Tuesday, December 27, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

Together We Win: The Philadelphia Homefront During the First World War (Mon. - Fri.)
Dates: Tuesday, December 27, 2016 09:00am - 04:45pm

Click event title for full information -  Through April 21, 2017 - Exhibition co-curated by Reference Librarian Linda August and Curator of Prints and Photographs Sarah Weatherwax, this exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the war and the sacrifices and contributions Philadelphians made to the Allied cause.  More specifically, the exhibition examines the role that the Library Company, its staff and its shareholders, played in supporting the war effort.  Books, photographs, audio clips of World War I era music, home-made Allied flags, a scrapbook, and other ephemera will explore the story of the city and its residents during ...
Contact: 215-546-3181
Library Company of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Tuesday, December 27, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Tuesday, December 27, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Tuesday, December 27, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Tuesday, December 27, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Wednesday, December 28, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Wednesday, December 28, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

Over Here and Over There: The United States, Florida, and World War I
Dates: Wednesday, December 28, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

This special WWI exhibit features two traveling photo exhibits from the National Archives that depict perspectives of those on the American home front and those Americans serving overseas.The exhibit also highlights Florida's role in the Great War and explores the part that Floridians played in the war effort. Special activities for children include airplane making, ship camouflaging and reading stations. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/FloridaHistoricCapitolMuseum/about/
Contact: Barton.lisa@flhistoriccapitol.gov

,

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Museums and Exhibitions

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Wednesday, December 28, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Wednesday, December 28, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

Together We Win: The Philadelphia Homefront During the First World War (Mon. - Fri.)
Dates: Wednesday, December 28, 2016 09:00am - 04:45pm

Click event title for full information -  Through April 21, 2017 - Exhibition co-curated by Reference Librarian Linda August and Curator of Prints and Photographs Sarah Weatherwax, this exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the war and the sacrifices and contributions Philadelphians made to the Allied cause.  More specifically, the exhibition examines the role that the Library Company, its staff and its shareholders, played in supporting the war effort.  Books, photographs, audio clips of World War I era music, home-made Allied flags, a scrapbook, and other ephemera will explore the story of the city and its residents during ...
Contact: 215-546-3181
Library Company of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Wednesday, December 28, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Wednesday, December 28, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Wednesday, December 28, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Wednesday, December 28, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Thursday, December 29, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Thursday, December 29, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Thursday, December 29, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Thursday, December 29, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Thursday, December 29, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

Over Here and Over There: The United States, Florida, and World War I
Dates: Thursday, December 29, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

This special WWI exhibit features two traveling photo exhibits from the National Archives that depict perspectives of those on the American home front and those Americans serving overseas.The exhibit also highlights Florida's role in the Great War and explores the part that Floridians played in the war effort. Special activities for children include airplane making, ship camouflaging and reading stations. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/FloridaHistoricCapitolMuseum/about/
Contact: Barton.lisa@flhistoriccapitol.gov

,

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Museums and Exhibitions

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Thursday, December 29, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Thursday, December 29, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

Together We Win: The Philadelphia Homefront During the First World War (Mon. - Fri.)
Dates: Thursday, December 29, 2016 09:00am - 04:45pm

Click event title for full information -  Through April 21, 2017 - Exhibition co-curated by Reference Librarian Linda August and Curator of Prints and Photographs Sarah Weatherwax, this exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the war and the sacrifices and contributions Philadelphians made to the Allied cause.  More specifically, the exhibition examines the role that the Library Company, its staff and its shareholders, played in supporting the war effort.  Books, photographs, audio clips of World War I era music, home-made Allied flags, a scrapbook, and other ephemera will explore the story of the city and its residents during ...
Contact: 215-546-3181
Library Company of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Thursday, December 29, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Thursday, December 29, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Thursday, December 29, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Thursday, December 29, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Kentucky's Flying Aces
Dates: Friday, December 30, 2016

January 2016 – Aviation Museum: Lexington, KY The Aviation Museum of Kentucky has a display on aviation fighter “aces” from Kentucky.  These pilots shot down at least five of the enemy to earn this description. There is also a presentation on these pilots, which we have presented as an outreach program for the museum.  There is also an aircraft restorer in the state that has a flying Curtiss “Jenny”, one of the very, very few that flies, and a type of plane that was one of the few American-built aircraft that had an effect on the aviation portion of the ...
Contact: jrm@aviationky.org
Aviation Museum of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Friday, December 30, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Friday, December 30, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Friday, December 30, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Friday, December 30, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Friday, December 30, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

Over Here and Over There: The United States, Florida, and World War I
Dates: Friday, December 30, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

This special WWI exhibit features two traveling photo exhibits from the National Archives that depict perspectives of those on the American home front and those Americans serving overseas.The exhibit also highlights Florida's role in the Great War and explores the part that Floridians played in the war effort. Special activities for children include airplane making, ship camouflaging and reading stations. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/FloridaHistoricCapitolMuseum/about/
Contact: Barton.lisa@flhistoriccapitol.gov

,

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Museums and Exhibitions

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Friday, December 30, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Friday, December 30, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

Together We Win: The Philadelphia Homefront During the First World War (Mon. - Fri.)
Dates: Friday, December 30, 2016 09:00am - 04:45pm

Click event title for full information -  Through April 21, 2017 - Exhibition co-curated by Reference Librarian Linda August and Curator of Prints and Photographs Sarah Weatherwax, this exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the war and the sacrifices and contributions Philadelphians made to the Allied cause.  More specifically, the exhibition examines the role that the Library Company, its staff and its shareholders, played in supporting the war effort.  Books, photographs, audio clips of World War I era music, home-made Allied flags, a scrapbook, and other ephemera will explore the story of the city and its residents during ...
Contact: 215-546-3181
Library Company of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Friday, December 30, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Friday, December 30, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
Contact:
National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Friday, December 30, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Friday, December 30, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

Over There: Dayton in the Great War
Dates: Saturday, December 31, 2016

A special, commemorative WWI exhibit using Dayton as the lens to view WWI.
Contact: For more information, please call: (937) 293-2841
Carrillon Historical Park

Dayton, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes: an Exhibit at the Kansas Museum of History
Dates: Saturday, December 31, 2016

The exhibit features the extraordinary story of one Kansas soldier, James Clark Hughes. As a member of the U.S. Army he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe in World War I. These photographs are made public for the first time. Colonel Hughes was captured at Bataan and recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War in World War II. The exhibit displays his photographs, his diary excerpts, and his many belongings from the wars that were later donated to this museum.
Contact: Mary W. Madden, Director, Kansas Museum of History
Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, KS

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I Traveling Exhibit
Dates: Saturday, December 31, 2016

The Great War: Arkansas in World War I showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict, including training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare, and Arkansas heroes.   For more information, please visit: http://www.ark-ives.com/outreach/exhibits/traveling.aspx.
Contact: Julienne Crawford, Arkansas State Archives
Arkansas

, AR

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

WWI: The War to End All Wars
Dates: Saturday, December 31, 2016

Display includes uniforms, supplies, and stories of Lorain County citizens who served their country.
Contact: For more information, please call: (440) 322-3341
Lorain County Historical Society

Elyria, OH

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

2016-17 Common Experience
Dates: Saturday, December 31, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Common Experience at Texas State University is a yearlong initiative that cultivates a conversation on a theme, enhancing student participation and fostering a sense of community throughout the campus and beyond. The 2016-17 theme is "A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917."
Contact: Twister Marquiss, twister@txstate.edu
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

 

Category: Other

Over Here and Over There: The United States, Florida, and World War I
Dates: Saturday, December 31, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

This special WWI exhibit features two traveling photo exhibits from the National Archives that depict perspectives of those on the American home front and those Americans serving overseas.The exhibit also highlights Florida's role in the Great War and explores the part that Floridians played in the war effort. Special activities for children include airplane making, ship camouflaging and reading stations. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/FloridaHistoricCapitolMuseum/about/
Contact: Barton.lisa@flhistoriccapitol.gov

,

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Museums and Exhibitions

World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower
Dates: Saturday, December 31, 2016 08:00am - 04:00pm

The exhibit, which is aligned with the 100th anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI in 1917 and the 75th anniversary of U.S. involvement in WWII in 1941, will be on display from August 31, 2016--June 23, 2017. The exhibit examines the way these wars have defined the country’s place in the world. Featured objects include propaganda posters from the Sullivan Museum’s own collection, on loan from the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art & Anthropology in Burlington, and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. These posters offer a fascinating look into how war objectives were communicated to the ...
Contact: Lindsay Lord: llord@norwich.edu
Norwich University

Northfield, VT

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” exhibit at the Library of Congress
Dates: Saturday, December 31, 2016 08:30am - 04:30pm

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition First in Series of Library Events to Mark World War I Centennial "World War I: American Artists View the Great War" features fine prints, drawings, cartoons, posters and photographs from the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division. The works on display reflect the focus of wartime art on patriotic and propaganda messages—by government-supported as well as independent and commercial artists. Located in the Graphic Arts Galleries on the ground floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C., the exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday, ...
Contact: https://www.loc.gov/
Library of Congress

Washington, DC

 

Category: Museums and Exhibitions

North Texas and World War I: Welcome Home
Dates: Saturday, December 31, 2016 10:00am - 06:00pm

This second of two collaborative exhibits will focus on the return of the troops to North Texas at the end of the war. Details are still pending. This is a community collaborative effort bringing together the following organizations: • Ben E. Keith Corporation • Friends of the Royal Flying Corps Cemetery • Frontiers of Flight Museum • Fort Worth Aviation Museum • Fort Worth Central Library • Fort Worth Jewish Archives • Fort Worth National Archives • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History • Fort Worth Stockyards Museum • Fort Worth YMCA • Historic Fort Worth • Imagination Fort Worth • Military Museum of Fort Worth • North Fort Worth Historical Society • Tarrant County ...
Contact: jhodgson@ftwaviation.com
Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth, TX

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

They Shall Not Pass | 1916, Exhibit at the National World War 1 Museum and Memorial
Dates: Saturday, December 31, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 July 1 this year will mark 100 years since the start of the Second Battle of the Somme, which lasted until November as the British and French armies failed to break the stalemate of the Western Front. 2016 also marks the centennial of the Battle of Verdun, lasting from February to December 1916, which ended in a French victory at the cost of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers. Combined, the two battles killed or wounded more than one million Allied soldiers, along with 800,000 German soldiers. Having opened at the The National World War I Museum and Memorial on May ...
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National World War I Museum and Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition, Commemoration & Memorial Events

World War I and American Art - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg. - Nov. 04, 2016 through Apr. 09, 2017
Dates: Saturday, December 31, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

  World War I and American Art  - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  - The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War - https://www.pafa.org/exhibitions/world-war-i-and-american-art  - See PAFA web site for any schedule updates  - Hours - Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Wednesday, 10 a.m - 9 p.m.  - Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  - Closed Mondays and legal holidays  - Admission - FREE admission on Sundays during the entire exhibition through April 9, 2017 - Adults: $15 | Seniors (60+): $12  - Students (with ID): $12 | Youth (13-18): $8  - ACCESS cardholders: $2  - Children ...
Contact: 215-972-7600
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Samuel M. V. Hamilton Bldg.

Philadelphia, PA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Saturday, December 31, 2016 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

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