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Kentucky's Flying Aces
Dates: Friday, April 01, 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

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Friday, April 01, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Friday, April 01, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Friday, April 01, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

Sand to Snow: Global War 1915
Dates: Friday, April 01, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

The year 1915 was pivotal in terms of the world-wide involvement in the war. World War I was the first truly global war starting in Europe, then spreading to Africa, Asia and the Near East. The European powers mobilized their colonies and commonwealths around the world. Soldiers and laborers from Southeast Asia, India, Africa and the Caribbean were sent to Europe and the Near East to fight. Particularly, the British Commonwealth nations of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa made a decisive impact.Sand to Snow: Global War 1915 illustrates the convergence of diverse military, political, economic and social forces ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Friday, April 01, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Saturday, April 02, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Saturday, April 02, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Saturday, April 02, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

Sand to Snow: Global War 1915
Dates: Saturday, April 02, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

The year 1915 was pivotal in terms of the world-wide involvement in the war. World War I was the first truly global war starting in Europe, then spreading to Africa, Asia and the Near East. The European powers mobilized their colonies and commonwealths around the world. Soldiers and laborers from Southeast Asia, India, Africa and the Caribbean were sent to Europe and the Near East to fight. Particularly, the British Commonwealth nations of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa made a decisive impact.Sand to Snow: Global War 1915 illustrates the convergence of diverse military, political, economic and social forces ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Saturday, April 02, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Sunday, April 03, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Sunday, April 03, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Sunday, April 03, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

Sand to Snow: Global War 1915
Dates: Sunday, April 03, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

The year 1915 was pivotal in terms of the world-wide involvement in the war. World War I was the first truly global war starting in Europe, then spreading to Africa, Asia and the Near East. The European powers mobilized their colonies and commonwealths around the world. Soldiers and laborers from Southeast Asia, India, Africa and the Caribbean were sent to Europe and the Near East to fight. Particularly, the British Commonwealth nations of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa made a decisive impact.Sand to Snow: Global War 1915 illustrates the convergence of diverse military, political, economic and social forces ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Sunday, April 03, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Harlem's Rattlers and the Great War by Jeffrey Sammons & John Morrow, Jr.
Dates: Sunday, April 03, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm

  From its beginnings in the 15th New York National Guard through its training in the explosive atmosphere in the South, its singular performance in the French army during World War I, and the pathos of postwar adjustment—Harlem's Rattlers and the Great War reveals as never before the details of the 369th's experience, the poignant history of some of its heroes, its place in the story of both World War I and the African American campaign for equality, and its full importance in our understanding of American history. Sponsored by the United States World War One Centennial Commission.  When on May 15, 1918 a ...
Contact:
Pritzker Military Museum and Library

Chicago, IL

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Monday, April 04, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Monday, April 04, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Monday, April 04, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

Sand to Snow: Global War 1915
Dates: Monday, April 04, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

The year 1915 was pivotal in terms of the world-wide involvement in the war. World War I was the first truly global war starting in Europe, then spreading to Africa, Asia and the Near East. The European powers mobilized their colonies and commonwealths around the world. Soldiers and laborers from Southeast Asia, India, Africa and the Caribbean were sent to Europe and the Near East to fight. Particularly, the British Commonwealth nations of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa made a decisive impact.Sand to Snow: Global War 1915 illustrates the convergence of diverse military, political, economic and social forces ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Monday, April 04, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Tuesday, April 05, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Tuesday, April 05, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Tuesday, April 05, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Tuesday, April 05, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

Sand to Snow: Global War 1915
Dates: Tuesday, April 05, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

The year 1915 was pivotal in terms of the world-wide involvement in the war. World War I was the first truly global war starting in Europe, then spreading to Africa, Asia and the Near East. The European powers mobilized their colonies and commonwealths around the world. Soldiers and laborers from Southeast Asia, India, Africa and the Caribbean were sent to Europe and the Near East to fight. Particularly, the British Commonwealth nations of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa made a decisive impact.Sand to Snow: Global War 1915 illustrates the convergence of diverse military, political, economic and social forces ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Tuesday, April 05, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Smithsonian Associates programs: World War I, A Literary Legacy
Dates: Tuesday, April 05, 2016 06:45pm - 08:45pm

In many ways, three celebrated novels and a play about World War I allow us to examine the suffering and tragedy at the heart of this deadly, destructive conflict more personally than any purely historical account.One hundred years ago, Europe descended into a war more horrific than any ever seen. On the Western front, the combatants— from Germany, France, and England—suffered untold slaughter and destruction before the fighting ended in an armistice that was no victory.Susan Willens and Virginia Newmyer explore the tragedy at the heart of modern history through the works of four authors whose disquieting stories reveal what war was really like. ...
Contact:
S. Dillon Ripley Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Wednesday, April 06, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Wednesday, April 06, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Wednesday, April 06, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Wednesday, April 06, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

Sand to Snow: Global War 1915
Dates: Wednesday, April 06, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

The year 1915 was pivotal in terms of the world-wide involvement in the war. World War I was the first truly global war starting in Europe, then spreading to Africa, Asia and the Near East. The European powers mobilized their colonies and commonwealths around the world. Soldiers and laborers from Southeast Asia, India, Africa and the Caribbean were sent to Europe and the Near East to fight. Particularly, the British Commonwealth nations of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa made a decisive impact.Sand to Snow: Global War 1915 illustrates the convergence of diverse military, political, economic and social forces ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Wednesday, April 06, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Gallery Talk: The First World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Wednesday, April 06, 2016 01:30pm - 02:00pm

Join Graduate Fellow in Academic Programs at the McClung Museum, Robert W. Rennie, as he gives a gallery talk on the mini-exhibition, The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland. Rennie, a PhD candidate in History at UT, will discuss the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front. The thirty-minute talk will take place downstairs in our mini-exhibition space next to our Freshwater Mussels of Tennessee gallery.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

Proclamation of the World War One Centennial and the Massachusetts World War One Centennial Commission
Dates: Wednesday, April 06, 2016 03:00pm - 04:00pm

The World War One Centennial Commission has the great pleasure of announcing the Proclamation of the World War One Centennial and the Massachusetts World War One Centennial Commission in the Memorial Hall of the Massachusetts State House, 24 Beacon Street, Boston, at 3 PM on Wednesday, April 6 of the year 2016.
Contact: Stephen Taber: stephen.taber@worldwar1centennial.org
Massachusetts State House

Boston, MA

 

Category: News and Media

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Thursday, April 07, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Thursday, April 07, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Thursday, April 07, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Thursday, April 07, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

Grand Opening of Building Improvements at Sergeant Alvin C. York State Historic Park
Dates: Thursday, April 07, 2016 10:00am - 04:00pm

Sergeant Alvin C. York State Historic Park will celebrate recent building renovations with a ribbon cutting ceremony and World War I Living History on April 7.Improvements include the renovation of the York General Store into a Visitor’s Center. The building now serves as the departure point for guided tours of the York home and the Wolf River Valley. A portion of the interior has been restored to appear as the York General Store did circa 1940 as well as several World War I exhibits, a small auditorium where a video on Sergeant York can be viewed, and a retail area. Additional ...
Contact:
Sgt. Alvin C. York State Park

Pall Mall, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

Sand to Snow: Global War 1915
Dates: Thursday, April 07, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

The year 1915 was pivotal in terms of the world-wide involvement in the war. World War I was the first truly global war starting in Europe, then spreading to Africa, Asia and the Near East. The European powers mobilized their colonies and commonwealths around the world. Soldiers and laborers from Southeast Asia, India, Africa and the Caribbean were sent to Europe and the Near East to fight. Particularly, the British Commonwealth nations of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa made a decisive impact.Sand to Snow: Global War 1915 illustrates the convergence of diverse military, political, economic and social forces ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Thursday, April 07, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Kentucky's Flying Aces
Dates: Friday, April 08, 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

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Friday, April 08, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Friday, April 08, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Friday, April 08, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Friday, April 08, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

Sand to Snow: Global War 1915
Dates: Friday, April 08, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

The year 1915 was pivotal in terms of the world-wide involvement in the war. World War I was the first truly global war starting in Europe, then spreading to Africa, Asia and the Near East. The European powers mobilized their colonies and commonwealths around the world. Soldiers and laborers from Southeast Asia, India, Africa and the Caribbean were sent to Europe and the Near East to fight. Particularly, the British Commonwealth nations of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa made a decisive impact.Sand to Snow: Global War 1915 illustrates the convergence of diverse military, political, economic and social forces ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Friday, April 08, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Saturday, April 09, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Saturday, April 09, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Saturday, April 09, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Saturday, April 09, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

New WWI exhibit at the Iowa Gold Star Military Museum
Dates: Saturday, April 09, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

 The Iowa Gold Star Military Museum, 7105 NW 70th Ave., Camp Dodge, Johnston, will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony dedicating its new World War I exhibit on Saturday, April 9, beginning at 10 a.m. The public and media are invited to attend this event.   One of the many features of this new exhibit is an interactive fighting trench, providing visitors a realistic, immersive sensory experience of Soldiers undergoing night-time trench warfare. Visitors can walk through an urban street in a shelled French village, as well as see what life was like for Soldiers at a Camp Dodge WWI barracks.  Also on display are a ...
Contact:
The Iowa Gold Star Military Museum

Camp Dodge, IA

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

Sand to Snow: Global War 1915
Dates: Saturday, April 09, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

The year 1915 was pivotal in terms of the world-wide involvement in the war. World War I was the first truly global war starting in Europe, then spreading to Africa, Asia and the Near East. The European powers mobilized their colonies and commonwealths around the world. Soldiers and laborers from Southeast Asia, India, Africa and the Caribbean were sent to Europe and the Near East to fight. Particularly, the British Commonwealth nations of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa made a decisive impact.Sand to Snow: Global War 1915 illustrates the convergence of diverse military, political, economic and social forces ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Saturday, April 09, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Great War: World War I at Midway Village Museum
Dates: Saturday, April 09, 2016 11:00am - 05:00pm

 Midway Village Museum will host the 4th annual Great War event, a World War I military event that features re-enactors portraying soldiers and civilians from the United States, France, Great Britain, Belgium, Russia, Germany and Austria-Hungary in the museum’s 13-acre Village on the museum grounds. Visitors engage in history with the opportunity to walk near encampments, tour a reproduction three-bunker trench, and watch large-scale narrated battle reenactments. Exclusive and New To The Great War: World War I in 2016The debut of the Trench Train, a full scale replica called a “Tin Turtle,”used to deliver munitions, supplies, and soldiers to the trenches during ...
Contact:
Midway Village Museum

Rockford, IL

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Sunday, April 10, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Sunday, April 10, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Sunday, April 10, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Sunday, April 10, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

Sand to Snow: Global War 1915
Dates: Sunday, April 10, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

The year 1915 was pivotal in terms of the world-wide involvement in the war. World War I was the first truly global war starting in Europe, then spreading to Africa, Asia and the Near East. The European powers mobilized their colonies and commonwealths around the world. Soldiers and laborers from Southeast Asia, India, Africa and the Caribbean were sent to Europe and the Near East to fight. Particularly, the British Commonwealth nations of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa made a decisive impact.Sand to Snow: Global War 1915 illustrates the convergence of diverse military, political, economic and social forces ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Sunday, April 10, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Great War: World War I at Midway Village Museum
Dates: Sunday, April 10, 2016 11:00am - 04:00pm

 Midway Village Museum will host the 4th annual Great War event, a World War I military event that features re-enactors portraying soldiers and civilians from the United States, France, Great Britain, Belgium, Russia, Germany and Austria-Hungary in the museum’s 13-acre Village on the museum grounds. Visitors engage in history with the opportunity to walk near encampments, tour a reproduction three-bunker trench, and watch large-scale narrated battle reenactments. Exclusive and New To The Great War: World War I in 2016 The debut of the Trench Train, a full scale replica called a “Tin Turtle,”used to deliver munitions, supplies, and soldiers to the ...
Contact:
Midway Village Museum

Rockford, IL

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Monday, April 11, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Monday, April 11, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Monday, April 11, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Monday, April 11, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Monday, April 11, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Pennsylvania Museums Conference
Dates: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:45pm - 04:00pm

Pennsylvania at War: Commemorating World Wars I & II is a session to be held at the PA Museums Conference at the Chester County Historical Society.12:45 pm, Tues., April 12, 2016 at the PA Museums Conference at the Chester County Historical Society, 225 N High St, West Chester, PA 19380   To attend this session only, send an email to Rusty Baker ( rusty.baker@pamuseums.org ),  Executive Director, PA Museums.  There is no cost to attend this meeting, as long as you contact Rusty in advance.   Parking at 14 E. Chestnut St. and 100 W. Chestnut St.610-692-4800 Museum phone - 610-692-4800
Contact: rusty.baker@pamuseums.org
Chester County Historical Society

West Chester, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Thursday, April 14, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Thursday, April 14, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Thursday, April 14, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Thursday, April 14, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Thursday, April 14, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Kentucky's Flying Aces
Dates: Friday, April 15, 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

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Friday, April 15, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Friday, April 15, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Friday, April 15, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Friday, April 15, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Friday, April 15, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Saturday, April 16, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Saturday, April 16, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Saturday, April 16, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Saturday, April 16, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Saturday, April 16, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Sunday, April 17, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Sunday, April 17, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Sunday, April 17, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Sunday, April 17, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Sunday, April 17, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Monday, April 18, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Monday, April 18, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Monday, April 18, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Monday, April 18, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Monday, April 18, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Lafayette Escadrille Centennial Commemoration (Signature Event)
Dates: Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Ceremony to commemorate the centenary of the creation of the Lafayette Escadrille Jean-Marc Todeschini, Secretary of State to the Minister of Defence, responsible for Veterans and Memory, and Her Excellency Mrs Jane D. Hartley, Ambassador of the United States of America to the French Republic and the Principality of Monaco will preside over the centenary commemoration ceremony of the creation of the Lafayette Escadrille, on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 11:00 at the memorial of the Lafayette Escadrille in Marne-La-Coquette near Paris, France. (local time in Paris)The aviation unit N 124, better known under the name of Lafayette Escadrille was created ...
Contact:
Lafayette Escadrille Memorial

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Category: Signature Events

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

"America, Here's My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music in World War I" Exhibition
Dates: Thursday, April 21, 2016 07:30am - 11:59pm

Gonzaga University's Foley Center Library is the site of the unique exhibition, " 'America, Here's My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music in World War I." The exhibit is an examination of patriotic sheet music that arose when the United States entered World War I in 1917, and both encouraged men to enlist as well as encouraging women to give up their sons, husbands and brothers to the country to beat the Germans. The exhibit features 30 pieces of period sheet music as well as other artifacts housed in the Foley Center archives.  The curator of the exhibit is Margaret Thompson-Johnston, ...
Contact:
Foley Center Library, Gonzaga University

Spokane, WA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Thursday, April 21, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Thursday, April 21, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Thursday, April 21, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Thursday, April 21, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Thursday, April 21, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Kentucky's Flying Aces
Dates: Friday, April 22, 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

"America, Here's My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music in World War I" Exhibition
Dates: Friday, April 22, 2016 07:30am - 11:59pm

Gonzaga University's Foley Center Library is the site of the unique exhibition, " 'America, Here's My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music in World War I." The exhibit is an examination of patriotic sheet music that arose when the United States entered World War I in 1917, and both encouraged men to enlist as well as encouraging women to give up their sons, husbands and brothers to the country to beat the Germans. The exhibit features 30 pieces of period sheet music as well as other artifacts housed in the Foley Center archives.  The curator of the exhibit is Margaret Thompson-Johnston, ...
Contact:
Foley Center Library, Gonzaga University

Spokane, WA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Friday, April 22, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Friday, April 22, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Friday, April 22, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Friday, April 22, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Friday, April 22, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

"America, Here's My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music in World War I" Exhibition
Dates: Saturday, April 23, 2016 07:30am - 11:59pm

Gonzaga University's Foley Center Library is the site of the unique exhibition, " 'America, Here's My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music in World War I." The exhibit is an examination of patriotic sheet music that arose when the United States entered World War I in 1917, and both encouraged men to enlist as well as encouraging women to give up their sons, husbands and brothers to the country to beat the Germans. The exhibit features 30 pieces of period sheet music as well as other artifacts housed in the Foley Center archives.  The curator of the exhibit is Margaret Thompson-Johnston, ...
Contact:
Foley Center Library, Gonzaga University

Spokane, WA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Saturday, April 23, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Saturday, April 23, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Saturday, April 23, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Saturday, April 23, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Saturday, April 23, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

"America, Here's My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music in World War I" Exhibition
Dates: Sunday, April 24, 2016 07:30am - 11:59pm

Gonzaga University's Foley Center Library is the site of the unique exhibition, " 'America, Here's My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music in World War I." The exhibit is an examination of patriotic sheet music that arose when the United States entered World War I in 1917, and both encouraged men to enlist as well as encouraging women to give up their sons, husbands and brothers to the country to beat the Germans. The exhibit features 30 pieces of period sheet music as well as other artifacts housed in the Foley Center archives.  The curator of the exhibit is Margaret Thompson-Johnston, ...
Contact:
Foley Center Library, Gonzaga University

Spokane, WA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Sunday, April 24, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Sunday, April 24, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Sunday, April 24, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Sunday, April 24, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Sunday, April 24, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

"America, Here's My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music in World War I" Exhibition
Dates: Monday, April 25, 2016 07:30am - 11:59pm

Gonzaga University's Foley Center Library is the site of the unique exhibition, " 'America, Here's My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music in World War I." The exhibit is an examination of patriotic sheet music that arose when the United States entered World War I in 1917, and both encouraged men to enlist as well as encouraging women to give up their sons, husbands and brothers to the country to beat the Germans. The exhibit features 30 pieces of period sheet music as well as other artifacts housed in the Foley Center archives.  The curator of the exhibit is Margaret Thompson-Johnston, ...
Contact:
Foley Center Library, Gonzaga University

Spokane, WA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Monday, April 25, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Monday, April 25, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Monday, April 25, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Monday, April 25, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Monday, April 25, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

"America, Here's My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music in World War I" Exhibition
Dates: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 07:30am - 11:59pm

Gonzaga University's Foley Center Library is the site of the unique exhibition, " 'America, Here's My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music in World War I." The exhibit is an examination of patriotic sheet music that arose when the United States entered World War I in 1917, and both encouraged men to enlist as well as encouraging women to give up their sons, husbands and brothers to the country to beat the Germans. The exhibit features 30 pieces of period sheet music as well as other artifacts housed in the Foley Center archives.  The curator of the exhibit is Margaret Thompson-Johnston, ...
Contact:
Foley Center Library, Gonzaga University

Spokane, WA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

"America, Here's My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music in World War I" Exhibition
Dates: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 07:30am - 11:59pm

Gonzaga University's Foley Center Library is the site of the unique exhibition, " 'America, Here's My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music in World War I." The exhibit is an examination of patriotic sheet music that arose when the United States entered World War I in 1917, and both encouraged men to enlist as well as encouraging women to give up their sons, husbands and brothers to the country to beat the Germans. The exhibit features 30 pieces of period sheet music as well as other artifacts housed in the Foley Center archives.  The curator of the exhibit is Margaret Thompson-Johnston, ...
Contact:
Foley Center Library, Gonzaga University

Spokane, WA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

"America, Here's My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music in World War I" Exhibition
Dates: Thursday, April 28, 2016 07:30am - 11:59pm

Gonzaga University's Foley Center Library is the site of the unique exhibition, " 'America, Here's My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music in World War I." The exhibit is an examination of patriotic sheet music that arose when the United States entered World War I in 1917, and both encouraged men to enlist as well as encouraging women to give up their sons, husbands and brothers to the country to beat the Germans. The exhibit features 30 pieces of period sheet music as well as other artifacts housed in the Foley Center archives.  The curator of the exhibit is Margaret Thompson-Johnston, ...
Contact:
Foley Center Library, Gonzaga University

Spokane, WA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Thursday, April 28, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Thursday, April 28, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Thursday, April 28, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Thursday, April 28, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Thursday, April 28, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

Georgia World War I Centennial Commission meeting
Dates: Thursday, April 28, 2016 01:00pm

Georgia World War I Centennial Commission meeting. Atlanta History Center
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Category: News and Media

Kentucky's Flying Aces
Dates: Friday, April 29, 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

"America, Here's My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music in World War I" Exhibition
Dates: Friday, April 29, 2016 07:30am - 11:59pm

Gonzaga University's Foley Center Library is the site of the unique exhibition, " 'America, Here's My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music in World War I." The exhibit is an examination of patriotic sheet music that arose when the United States entered World War I in 1917, and both encouraged men to enlist as well as encouraging women to give up their sons, husbands and brothers to the country to beat the Germans. The exhibit features 30 pieces of period sheet music as well as other artifacts housed in the Foley Center archives.  The curator of the exhibit is Margaret Thompson-Johnston, ...
Contact:
Foley Center Library, Gonzaga University

Spokane, WA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Friday, April 29, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
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National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Friday, April 29, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Friday, April 29, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Friday, April 29, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Friday, April 29, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

"America, Here's My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music in World War I" Exhibition
Dates: Saturday, April 30, 2016 07:30am - 11:59pm

Gonzaga University's Foley Center Library is the site of the unique exhibition, " 'America, Here's My Boy: Gender in American Popular Music in World War I." The exhibit is an examination of patriotic sheet music that arose when the United States entered World War I in 1917, and both encouraged men to enlist as well as encouraging women to give up their sons, husbands and brothers to the country to beat the Germans. The exhibit features 30 pieces of period sheet music as well as other artifacts housed in the Foley Center archives.  The curator of the exhibit is Margaret Thompson-Johnston, ...
Contact:
Foley Center Library, Gonzaga University

Spokane, WA

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

American Volunteers Exhibit at The National World War I Museum and Memorial
Dates: Saturday, April 30, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919 is currently one of the central exhibits at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City MO. Opening Tuesday, April 5, The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I 1914-1919gives an in-depth look at American volunteer efforts prior to the United States’ official entry to World War I. Created in collaboration with AFS Intercultural Programs, the exhibition highlights the contribution of ambulance drivers and the critical role they played in several notable battles during the early stages of the war in the French theater. Other American volunteer endeavors coordinated by the YMCA, YWCA ...
Contact:
National World War One Museum at Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, MO

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

The Rirst World War and Knoxville: Through the eyes of Harry Moreland
Dates: Saturday, April 30, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

 The First World War and Knoxville: Through the Eyes of Harry Moreland explores the First World War through the personal military memorabilia of Moreland (1899–1969), a Knoxvillian and University of Tennessee Law School alum (1922) who enlisted with the 117th Infantry and deployed to the Western Front shortly after the United States entered the war on April 2, 1917. The mini-exhibition, mounted in honor of the 99th anniversary of the US entry into the war, sheds light on how the “Great War” affected so many, including those right here in Knoxville and at UT.
Contact:
McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Knoxville, TN

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, Performances & Creative Exhibition

To Strike For Freedom: The 1916 Easter Rising
Dates: Saturday, April 30, 2016 08:00am - 05:00pm

In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long rule of Ireland had resulted in numerous Irish revolutions over the years. The Irish rising of Easter week, 1916, however, was unique in that it initiated the final steps towards Irish independence. As Ireland prepares for the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Villanova University Falvey Memorial Library’s Special Collections commemorates the event in this exhibit of items held in the Joseph McGarrity Collection. In 1916, Irish nationalist men and women rose up against England to fight for Ireland’s independence. England’s centuries–long ...
Contact:
1st Floor, Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University

Villanova, PA

 

Category: Conferences, Shows & Panels

The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial
Dates: Saturday, April 30, 2016 09:20am - 05:00pm

The United States Navy Memorial is proud to recognize the long and storied contributions of the United States Navy Reserve Centennial with a year-long celebration. Get involved and become a supporter of the National Exhibit!
Contact:
Naval Heritage Center

Washington, DC

 

Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

The Great Call-Up: George Ostrom and the National Guard Deployment to the Mexican Border, 1916-1917
Dates: Saturday, April 30, 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm

"The Great Call-Up: The Wyoming National Guard on the Mexican Border, 1916-1917" exhibit at the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum formally opened to the public on Saturday, March 12th. This exhibit marks the Centennial of the Punitive Expedition and National Guard activation to safeguard our nation's southern border during a period of Mexican Revolution and Civil War in 1916. The Wyoming Veterans Museum tells this story through the eyes of Bugler and artist George Ostrom from Sheridan in a new Spotlight Exhibit that will remain open through June, 2016. Among our museum’s most valued collections is that of Sheridan’s George Ostrom. George ...
Contact: Douglas R. Cubbison Curator, douglas.cubbison@wyo.gov
Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY

 

Category: Performances & Creative Exhibition

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