A pair of special exhibitions opening on Monday 1 June for members and on Tuesday 2 June when the National WWI Museum and Memorial reopens to the public shed light on how the organization came to possess the most comprehensive World War I collection in the world. 100 Years of Collecting and 100 Years of Collecting – Art provide a window to examine incredibly diverse objects and documents, the vast majority of which have never been on exhibit before.
Both exhibitions are open from 2 June 2020 to 7 March 2021. Entry to both exhibitions is included with general admission to the Museum and Memorial. Here are some examples of the exhibits.
|Highland Drummer by Daniel MacMorris|
|French Poilus by Edmond Lesellier|
|Uncle Sam (after Lusitania) by Unknown Artist|
|Messenger Pigeon Kit|
|American Red Cross Foreign Service Volunteer Ann Bailey’s Tunic|