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FOR HOME AND COUNTRY: The Great War and Kansas City

Presented by The Box Gallery and National WWI Museum and Memorial at The Box Gallery, Kansas City MO

Nov 01 2019
Jan 31 2020
FOR HOME AND COUNTRY: The Great War and Kansas City presented by The Box Gallery at The Box Gallery, Kansas City MO

FOR HOME AND COUNTRY: The Great War and Kansas City at The Box Gallery runs November 1st – January 31, 2020. Gallery is open Monday-Friday 8am – 8pm.

When World War I ended in 1918, the nation celebrated victory.  Patriotism was at a peak, and the citizens of Kansas City opened their hearts and wallets to support their country.  This exhibit recalls Kansas City at the Great War’s conclusion in 1918-1919.  It was a time that transitioned Kansas City from the demands of war to the obligations and opportunities of a newly won peace and inspired the idea of constructing an iconic museum and memorial to remember those who served and sacrificed.


The Box Gallery is free and open to the public.

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Additional time info:

OPENING RECEPTION:  First Friday, Nov. 1 from 11:30-1:00 pm

AUTHOR TALK and BOOK SIGNING EVENT:  Wednesday, Nov. 13 from 11:30-12:30 pm, Featuring James Heiman, author of Remembering the Great War: A Tour of Kansas City’s World War I Monuments and Memorials.

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* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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Commerce Bank Building, 1000 Walnut Street, Suite 211, Kansas City, MO 64106

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Free parking validation is available for all visitors to The Box Gallery.  Please park in the Commerce Bank Building Parking Garage at 1025 Main Street.  Once parked, enter the main building on the 2nd floor.  Bring your parking ticket in and request a validation sticker at the Security office window located at the west end of the Arcade.


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