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Experience World War I through the eyes of artists! Join Joan Stack, curator of art collections, for a tour of the exhibition Art for a World at War: WWI Posters and Editorial Cartoons, November 8 at 1:30 p.m. at the Research Center-Columbia.
See original wartime posters and editorial cartoons and learn how art reflected the hopes, fears, and patriotic devotion of Missourians. As a way to celebrate all US veterans, State Historical Society military artifacts from a variety of time periods will be on display at the event.
The exhibit itself will run from Oct. 14-Feb. 14, 2015.
The Branson/Lakes Area invites active and retired law enforcement personnel and their families to come for a weeklong series of events to pay tribute and honor those that serve and protect. community will invite Branson will become the nation’s leader in the recognition of law enforcement.
Visit Branson between June 13-20, 2015 and take part in all the special events planned for the men and women of the Law Enforcement Community, featuring:
Visit our website or Facebook page for details.
Address listed is for the Radisson Hotel. Events take place at multiple locations.
Commemorate the 49th anniversary of the completion of the Gateway Arch with “Meet the Builders” on Saturday, October 25, 2014. The National Park Service, in association with Jefferson National Parks Association and Bi-State Development Agency, invites the public to meet the builders of the tallest manmade monument in the United States. This event is free.
The actual anniversary of the Arch’s completion is October 28. From 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., the Arch’s original iron workers, electricians, sheet-metal workers, draftsmen, field engineers and X-ray technicians will greet guests and sign autographs in the Gateway Arch Visitor Center. The builders will share personal stories and rarely seen private memorabilia and photographs chronicling their experience in constructing architect Eero Saarinen’s unique vision.
Commemorative posters and hard hats will be available for purchase. Guests are encouraged to make a day of the celebration by taking a Journey to the Top tram ride; enjoying a documentary movie detailing the construction of the Arch; or visiting the Arch Museum Store to pick up exclusive commemorative items.
Reservations for Meet the Builders are not required, but in order to secure their place in line, those interested in attending are encouraged to arrive early. For more information on the Meet the Builders event, please visit www.gatewayarch.com.
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