September 10, 2019
200 SE Fourth Street
November 12, 2019
200 SE Fourth Street
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May 14, 2018 - July 31, 2019 @ Library 2nd Floor Gallery
While the Eisenhower Presidential Museum undergoes a comprehensive redesign, the exhibits are located in the Presidential Library building. Visitors will see "The Eisenhower Story," with highlights of the life and times of Dwight D. Eisenhower from his boyhood in Abilene, Kansas, to his leadership development through both World Wars, and his two terms in the White House as the 34th President of the United States.
January 23, 2019, 9:00 AM - May 24, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Central Kansas City Public Library
Dwight D. Eisenhower’s leadership style as president reflected his practical, level-headed Midwestern roots: Work from the middle to accomplish what those on the extremes saw as impossible. The exhibit, "Eisenhower’s Middle Road," spotlights a prescription for peace and prosperity that guided Ike throughout his eight years in the White House. He sought balance for America—the pursuit and preservation of social gains, for instance, while refraining from government overreach. The exhibit in the Central Kansas City Public Library’s Rocky and Gabriella Mountain Gallery explores six key areas reflecting that approach.
The exhibit was produced by the archival and curatorial staff of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene, Kansas, and is presented in partnership with the Central Kansas City Public Library. This exhibit is funded by a grant to the Eisenhower Foundation from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City, Missouri.
February 17, 2019, 2:00 PM @ Visitors Center Auditorium
"Won't You Be My Neighbor?" takes a closer look at the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers, America's favorite neighbor. A portrait of a man whom we all think we know, this emotional and moving film takes us beyond the zip-up cardigans and the land of make-believe, and into the heart of a creative genius who inspired generations of children with compassion and limitless imagination.
The movie is free. Please join the Arts Council in helping Dickinson County residents by bringing toiletry items for the local food pantry.