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  • July 4 Saturday

    Online - 11:00am to 5:00pm

    July 4th at the National Archives!

    Learn how John Dunlap printed his famous copies of the Declaration of Independence—now known as the Dunlap broadside.
  • June 25 Thursday

    Online - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Lunch & Learn: Life at the Farm

    Held the 4th Thursday every month except for November and December. The 2020 Lunch & Learn series is made possible courtesy of the Eisenhower Foundation and the Union Pacific Foundation.
  • June 11 Thursday

    Online - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

    D-Day+: How?

    The Eisenhower Presidential Library and the National World War II Museum discuss the enormous undertaking of keeping troops supplied following the D-Day invasion.
  • Online - 1:00pm

    Virtual Journey of the Declaration of Independence: Writing the Declaration

    Learn how Thomas Jefferson and the Committee of Five decided that the “expression of the American Mind” required a new document – the Declaration of Independence.
  • June 4 Thursday

    Online - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

    D-Day: What If?

    The Eisenhower Presidential Library and the National World War II Museum reflect on General Eisenhower's "in case of failure note" accepting full responsibility if the landings at Normandy had failed.
  • May 31 Sunday

    Grand Rapids, MI - 9:00am to 5:00pm

    Exhibit Closes: The Continual Struggle

    Artist Brian Washington’s ongoing body of artwork documenting the Civil Rights Movement and America’s historical struggle against segregation and other forms of race-based disenfranchisement.
  • May 28 Thursday

    Online - 2:00pm to 2:30pm

    At-Home Learning:Presidential Reading Program

    This program features three books about the presidents. Children will identify a handful of Presidents, the White House, and learn some fun facts about the office of president. For preschool-3rd grade, 30 minutes.
  • Online - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Lunch & Learn

    Held the 4th Thursday every month except for November and December. The Lunch & Learn series is made possible courtesy of the Eisenhower Foundation and the Union Pacific Foundation.
  • Online - 11:00am to 11:30am

    Young Learners Program: Meet Clara Barton

    Meet Clara Barton in this live event from our Young Learners Program.
  • May 26 Tuesday

    Online - 2:00pm to 2:30pm

    At-Home Learning: I is for Ike

    This interactive story time will introduce our youngest historians to the life of Dwight D. Eisenhower through primary sources and the alphabet. For grades K-2, 30-40 minutes.
  • May 14 Thursday

    Online - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

    At-Home Learning: President Reagan and the Cold War

    Engage with primary texts, photos, and speeches from the 1980s. Learn about the role of diplomacy and presidential rhetoric and commitment in ending the Cold War. For grades 11-12, 45 minutes.
  • May 10 Sunday

    Grand Rapids, MI - 9:00am to 5:00pm

    Exhibit Closes: Wounded War Dogs

    James Mellick’s “Wounded Warrior Dogs” includes six wood-carved dogs, all wounded or rehabilitated and representing wartime service. They circle a small coffin draped in an American flag.
  • May 5 Tuesday

    Online - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

    At-Home Learning: Dear Mr. President

    Students will analyze children’s letters to President Eisenhower. Then they will practice civic engagement by writing their own letter to the current President. For grades 3-8, 45-60 minutes.
  • April 30 Thursday

    Online - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

    At-Home Learning: The Space Shuttle Challenger

    Explore the mission and meaning of the space shuttle "Challenger." Learn about the journey of a teacher in space and explore the role of President Reagan during this national crisis. For grades 8-12, 45 minutes.
  • April 28 Tuesday

    Online - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

    At-Home Learning: Ending the War in Japan

    Students will role-play President Truman and his advisers as they debate how to end World War II. For grades 9-12, 45 minutes.
  • April 26 Sunday

    Abilene, KS - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

    EVENT CANCELLED

    Denial (film screening)

    This film screening is made possible courtesy of the Eisenhower Foundation and Union Pacific Foundation as part of the World War II 75th anniversary programming.
  • April 25 Saturday

    West Branch, IA - 10:00am to 3:00pm

    EVENT CANCELLED

    Kites Over Hoover Park

    Annual family kite flying event featuring 180 Go! kite performance team.
  • April 23 Thursday

    Kansas City, MO - 6:15pm to 8:30pm

    EVENT CANCELLED

    Wild About Harry

    Wild About Harry is the Truman Library Institute’s annual fundraising dinner benefiting the presidential library and celebrating the legacy of Harry S. Truman.
  • Abilene, KS - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    EVENT CANCELLED

    Lunch & Learn Series

    Held the 4th Thursday of each month in the Visitors Center Auditorium at the Eisenhower Presidential Library.

All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.

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