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News from the
Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home
 
  • 2014 Press Releases
  • Judge Webb Program - Aug. 14  (8/8/2014)
  • Judge Tom B. "Tommy" Webb, Sublette, Kan., will speak at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home on Thursday, August 14. The free public program is set for 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium. Local groups co-sponsoring the program include American Legion Post #39 and Rotary Club of Abilene.
  • Vintage Base Ball Demonstration - August 9  (8/5/2014)
  • Staff at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home will present a "Living History" demonstration of early base ball on the campus grounds. The event is set for 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, August 9.
  • The Pursuit of a Ruptured Duck - Aug. 10  (8/4/2014)
  • A special program based on the book, "The Pursuit of a Ruptured Duck - When Kansas Citians Went to War," will be presented August 10 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home. The free public program is set for 2 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
  • 204th Army Band Concert  (7/24/2014)
  • The 204th Army Band, United States Army Reserve, from Vancouver, Wash., will perform a free concert Wednesday, July 30 at 7 p.m. on the steps of the Eisenhower Presidential Library.
  • K.C. Monarchs Brown Bag Lunch Program  (7/11/2014)
  • The Kansas City Monarchs baseball team is the topic of a brown bag luncheon hosted by the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home at noon on July 18. The public is invited to bring a lunch and join the discussion in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
  • Bridge Benefit  (7/9/2014)
  • Calling all bridge players! The first Dwight D. Eisenhower Bridge Benefit will be July 25-26 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library Courtyard, 200 Southeast Fourth Street, Abilene, Kan. The benefit, sponsored by the Abilene American Contract Bridge League and the Eisenhower Foundation, includes a social evening the night before the charity game that will raise funds for the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home.
  • 35th Infantry Division Band Concert -June 22  (6/16/2014)
  • The 35th Infantry Division Band Kansas Army National Guard will perform a "Homefront Concert" on Sunday, June 22 at 2 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium of the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home. The concert is free and open to the public.
  • IKE: From Normandy to the White House  (6/11/2014)
  • IKE: From Normandy to the White House produced by Dr. George A. Colburn will be shown Tuesday, June 17, at 7 p.m. This free public program will be held in the Visitors Center Auditorium of the Eisenhower Presidential Library. The 90-minute documentary has only recently finished production in honor of the D-Day 70th anniversary and will be released to theaters later this year.
  • Project 9 Program with Dennis Okerstrom  (6/5/2014)
  • Dr. Dennis Okerstrom will present a program on Project 9 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home. The free public program is set for June 10 at 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
  • D-Day+ 70 Years/Symphony at Sunset  (6/2/2014)
  • The third annual Symphony at Sunset D-Day Commemoration Concert begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 7, on the grounds of the Eisenhower Presidential Library. The 1st Infantry Division Band will perform the opening act, followed at 8:30 p.m. with the headline performance by the Salina Symphony. Kansas City-based jazz vocalist Eboni Fondren is joining the Symphony as a guest artist to perform a number of patriotic and big band favorites. Admission is by a $5 minimum suggested donation (no charge for children 12 & under).
  • D-Day+70 Years Exhibit Opening Gala  (5/22/2014)
  • The Eisenhower Presidential Library will host a range of activities to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Events for D-Day+70 Years begin Friday, June 6, with a Remembrance Ceremony at 9 a.m. and continue through Saturday, June 7, with the Symphony at Sunset Annual D-Day Commemoration Concert.
  • Bob Dole Meet-and-Greet Reception  (5/8/2014)
  • Senator Bob Dole will stop at the Eisenhower Presidential Library during his second of several trips to Kansas this year. A Meet-and-Greet Reception will be held Tuesday, May 13 from 1:00 to 2:15 p.m. in the Library Courtyard.
  • First Ladies Tea - May 10  (4/28/2014)
  • Treat your first lady to a First Ladies Tea at the Eisenhower Presidential Library courtyard. The tea is set for 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 10, and features a program on America's First Ladies titled "Unusual for Their Time."
  • Normandy: Before and After D-Day  (4/25/2014)
  • Historian Dominique Francois will present "Normandy: Before and After D-Day" in two locations on Friday, May 2. The first program will be held at 1 p.m. in the Eisenhower Presidential Library building auditorium. A limited number of Francois' book "Normandy: From D-Day to the Breakout: June 6-July 31, 1944" will be available for purchase. Francois will later speak in Salina at 7 p.m. in Sams Chapel on the Kansas Wesleyan University campus.
  • Holocaust Visual Tour - April 24  (4/19/2014)
  • A special program, "Interpretations and Imagery: Commemorating the Holocaust through Memorials and Museums," will be presented at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home by Dr. Mike Russell. The public is invited to this free program scheduled for April 24 at 7 p.m. in the Library auditorium.
  • Eisenhower Easter Egg Roll 2014  (4/10/2014)
  • The second annual Eisenhower Easter Egg Roll will be held Saturday, April 19, from 1 to 3 p.m. on the campus of the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home. This event is free and open to the public and will feature an Easter egg hunt, games, face painting, Easter bunny photos, a petting zoo, a scavenger hunt and more. The egg hunt will begin promptly at 1 p.m. when the siren sounds--so don't be late!
  • 2014 Geographic Bee Competition  (3/31/2014)
  • The top geography students from across the state will gather at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on Friday, April 4 in Abilene. They will be vying for first-place honors at the Kansas Geographic Bee.
  • Kansas Town Hall forum on Mental Health - March 27  (3/20/2014)
  • Mental illness in America is the topic of a Kansas Town Hall forum on Thursday, March 27 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home. The public is invited to attend this free program held in the Library Building Courtyard from 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Be Ye Men of Valour Exhibit Now Open!  (3/14/2014)
  • A new exhibit at the Eisenhower Presidential Library tells the forgotten stories of the many smaller Allied countries during World War II. "Be Ye Men of Valour: Allies of World War II" explores the important victories, defeats and causes associated with these lesser-known nations and resistance groups.
  • Royer Film Festival 2014  (2/27/2014)
  • The 23rd annual Paul H. Royer Film Series is set for March 6, 13, and 20 in the Library auditorium at the Eisenhower Presidential Library campus. Parking is available in the staff lot behind the Library building and in the south lot near the Place of Meditation. Each of these free films starts at 7 p.m. and includes free soda and popcorn.
  • Brown Bag Talk - Feb. 12  (2/7/2014)
  • Mate Zsolt, a graduate student at the University of Pecs (Hungary), will give a brown bag luncheon talk on "The American National Exhibition in Moscow in 1959." The program is scheduled on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at noon in the Library building's main conference room at the Eisenhower Presidential Library campus.
  • 2013 Press Releases
  • Eisenhower Holiday Reception and Band Concert - Dec. 8  (12/2/2013)
  • The public is invited to the annual holiday festivities at the Eisenhower Presidential Library on Sunday, Dec. 8. Holiday shoppers will receive a 10% discount on all purchases in the Presidential Gift Shop. The Abilene City Band will perform a free concert at 2 p.m. in the Library building followed by refreshments.
  • Kansas Town Hall forum on Mental Health - Nov. 21  (11/15/2013)
  • Mental illness in America is the topic of a Kansas Town Hall forum on Thursday, Nov. 21 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home. The public is invited to attend this free program held in the Visitors Center Auditorium from 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Flying in A B-17 Program  (11/5/2013)
  • "Leo Perkins: Flying in a B-17" will be shown at the Eisenhower Presidential Library auditorium on Sunday, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. The program is free and open to the public. Salina Access TV producer Phil Black made the 90-minute film featuring Leo Perkins, a B-17 Flying Fortress crew member during World War II. The video also includes footage of Black's own flight in a restored B-17.
  • Book Talk: Eisenhower's Sputnik Moment - Oct. 24  (10/18/2013)
  • Author Yanek Mieczkowski will discuss his book Eisenhower's Sputnik Moment at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The public is invited to this free program on Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
  • Kansas Town Hall - Mental Health Panel - Sept 26  (9/20/2013)
  • The public is invited to the Kansas Town Hall panel discussion "Creating Community Solutions...National Dialogue on Mental Health" as part of the President's call for a national dialogue on mental health issues. The program is scheduled for Sept. 26 in the Visitors Center Auditorium of the Eisenhower Presidential Library at 7 p.m.
  • Constitution Day 2013  (9/16/2013)
  • The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum invites you to join us as we celebrate U.S. Constitution Day 2013, the 226th anniversary of our nation's founding document. All activities are free and open to the public.
  • 35th Infantry Reunion Tours the Eisenhower Presidential Library  (9/13/2013)
  • The 35th Infantry Division of the Kansas Army National Guard is holding their annual reunion in Manhattan, Kan. As part of the reunion itinerary, members will tour the Eisenhower Presidential Library in Abilene, Kan., on Thursday, Sept. 19. The public is invited to join in giving them a true hero's welcome as their bus arrives around 1:30 p.m.
  • Brown Bag/Book Talk - Sept. 13  (9/9/2013)
  • Author Jeffrey Frank will speak during a brown bag luncheon hosted by the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum at noon on September 13. The public is invited to bring a lunch and join the discussion in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
  • Base Ball Annual Game - 2013  (8/1/2013)
  • The fifth annual vintage base ball game will be played on the grounds of the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home. The "Abilene Iron Cutters" will once again face the "Wichita Bull Stockings" of the Cowtown Vintage Base Ball Club donning uniforms from the 1860s. The game is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 10 at 1 p.m.
  • Historian to Discuss Eisenhower Baseball Controversy  (7/30/2013)
  • Historian Bill Swank will discuss the Eisenhower Baseball Controversy on August 6 at 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium on the campus of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum.
  • New Carillon Donated to Eisenhower Chapel  (7/26/2013)
  • You may have heard the bells ringing again at the Place of Meditation on the campus of the Eisenhower Presidential Library. A new carillon has been installed by the AMVETS (American Veterans) Memorial Carillon program. The previous carillon was damaged in a spring storm.
  • Author to Discuss U.S. Cavalry Book  (7/12/2013)
  • Author Gary Palmer will discuss his book, The U.S. Cavalry - Time of Transition, 1938-1944: Horses to Mechanization on July 20 at 11 a.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The program is free and open to the public.
  • Climate Change Kansas Town Hall - July 13  (7/5/2013)
  • Climate change will be the topic of a Kansas Town Hall program on Saturday, July 13 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library. The public is invited to attend this free program held in the Visitors Center Auditorium from 2 to 4 p.m.
  • World War II Pilot's Story - Brown Bag Lunch  (6/12/2013)
  • The Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home will host a Brown Bag luncheon on June 18 at noon in the Visitors Center Auditorium. The public is invited to bring a lunch and join the discussion.
  • Scientist to Discuss Ike's Speech Drafts  (5/30/2013)
  • A special program about the composition of President Eisenhower's farewell address from a scientific viewpoint will be presented by Michael Wininger at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home. The public is invited to this free program scheduled for June 4 at 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center auditorium.
  • Details for the Symphony at Sunset and WWII Remembered Opening  (5/28/2013)
  • The second annual Symphony at Sunset D-Day Commemorative Concert with the Salina Symphony is Saturday, June 1, at 8:30 p.m., on the grounds of the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home. The Symphony will perform under the baton of Maestro Ken Hakoda. The concert will include patriotic selections honoring our veterans and commemorating Eisenhower's Order of the Day (D-Day speech), as well as popular classics, including Seventy-Six Trombones from "The Music Man."
  • Symphony and Exhibit Opening  (5/10/2013)
  • The annual Symphony at Sunset D-Day Commemorative Concert with the Salina Symphony will be held Saturday, June 1, at 8:30 p.m., on the grounds of the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home. The concert coincides with the exhibit opening of World War II Remembered: Leaders, Battles & Heroes, a three-year commemoration of WWII marking the 70th anniversaries of the war and its aftermath.
  • Vanguard of Valor iBook  (4/26/2013)
  • Author Michael J. Doidge will discuss his iBook, Vanguard of Valor, at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on Thursday, May 2, at 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium. This program is free and open to the public.
  • Parking Lot Repairs  (4/18/2013)
  • The north parking lot of the Eisenhower Presidential Library campus will be closed for repair work beginning April 22. The four week project will involve major repairs to the asphalt and light fixtures and is expected to be completed by the end of May.
  • Wide Open Author Presents Two Programs  (4/16/2013)
  • Award-winning Western author Larry Bjornson will present two programs this weekend at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home. Both programs are free and open to the public.
  • Acts of Congress Exhibit and Programs  (4/15/2013)
  • George Washington's personal copy of the Laws of the United States, First Session 1789, also known as the Acts of Congress, will be on display at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum April 23 through May 3. This exhibit is on a nationwide tour to each of the 13 Presidential Libraries through a special partnership between the National Archives and the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association.
  • Brown Bag Lunch - April 18  (4/12/2013)
  • The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum will host a Brown Bag luncheon on April 18 at noon in the north end of the Visitors Center Auditorium. Alex Ferguson, a Ph.D. student in history at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom, will speak about the evolution of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon from a minor consulate to a major diplomatic outpost during the years of American involvement in Vietnam.
  • Author to Present Writers' Workshop  (4/4/2013)
  • Have you ever dreamed of writing a novel and dared to imagine it published one day? Many of us have, but "the dream" generally remains just that.
  • 2013 Kansas Geographic Bee  (3/28/2013)
  • The top geography students from across the state will gather at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on April 5 in Abilene. They will be vying for first-place honors at the Kansas Geographic Bee.
  • Eisenhower Easter Egg Roll  (3/19/2013)
  • An event of Presidential proportions, the first ever Eisenhower Easter Egg Roll will be held Saturday, March 30, from 1 to 4 p.m. on the grounds of the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home. This event is free and open to the public and will feature games, crafts, face painting, an Easter egg hunt and more. The egg hunt will begin promptly at 1 p.m. so don't be late! Admission to the Museum and Boyhood Home will be free all day.
  • Brown Bag Lunch Discussion - Battle of Stalingrad  (3/10/2013)
  • The Battle of Stalingrad will be the topic of a brown bag lunch discussion at the Eisenhower Presidential Library on Thursday, March 14. This free program is open to public and scheduled for noon in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
  • Royer Film Festival 2013  (3/3/2013)
  • The 2013 Paul H. Royer Film Series begins March 7 and continues March 14 and 21 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum Visitors Center Auditorium. Each film starts at 7 p.m. and includes free soda and popcorn. All films are free and open to the public.
  • Brown Bag Lunch Discussion - 1956 Suez Crisis  (2/15/2013)
  • The 1956 Suez Crisis will be the topic of a brown bag lunch discussion at the Eisenhower Presidential Library on Thursday, Feb. 21. This free program is open to public and scheduled for noon in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
  • 2012 Press Releases
  • Kansas Town Hall Human Trafficking Program - Dec. 4  (11/28/2012)
  • A special Kansas Town Hall program, "Human Trafficking: A Crime Against Humanity," will be presented by Sister Margaret Nacke, member of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Concordia, Kan. The public program begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4 in the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum Visitors Center Auditorium. This program is free and open to the public; mature audiences are recommended.
  • Eisenhower Holiday Festivites - Dec. 2  (11/27/2012)
  • The annual holiday reception and band concert will be held at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on Sunday, Dec. 2. The event is scheduled for 2 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium and includes a performance by the Abilene City Band.
  • Fiber Arts Exhibit and Workshop  (11/16/2012)
  • Workshop with Shin-hee Chin scheduled for December 1 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. Workshop and exhibit tour are included with paid Museum admission. For more information, please contact the Arts Council of Dickinson County by calling 785.263.1884. Reservations are required as space is limited.
  • A Dynamic Duo: George C. Marshall and Dwight D. Eisenhower  (11/7/2012)
  • A special program, "A Dynamic Duo: George C. Marshall and Dwight D. Eisenhower," will be presented by Dan Holt, former director, Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The program is scheduled for November 13 at 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center auditorium.
  • Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World  (11/2/2012)
  • A special program about the newly released book, Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World, will be presented by author Evan Thomas at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The public is invited to this free program scheduled for November 8 at 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center auditorium.
  • Eisenhower in War and Peace  (10/25/2012)
  • The new book, Eisenhower in War and Peace, will be discussed by author Jean Edward Smith at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The program is set for Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center auditorium. The public is invited to attend this free program.
  • Presidents of the Heartland  (10/17/2012)
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower and Harry S. Truman grew up within 150 miles of one another in eastern Kansas and western Missouri. They took quite different paths in life, but they eventually served successively as U.S. presidents in the years following World War II.
  • Whistlestop Campaign Rally - Oct. 11  (10/5/2012)
  • Republican Party presidential candidate Dwight D. Eisenhower and his wife Mamie will arrive at the Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad depot at noon on Thursday, Oct. 11. The candidate will make his case in a speech to voters that he is the best candidate for the presidency in 1952. Abilene Vice Mayor John Ray will introduce candidate Eisenhower, as well as a special presidential guest, whose identity will not be revealed until he steps out of the train.
  • Eisenhower Birthday Activities 2012  (10/2/2012)
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower's 122nd birthday will be marked this year with a number of activities at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home in Abilene.
  • Garden Exhibit to Open  (9/25/2012)
  • Coinciding with National 4-H week, the Living History 4-H Project members are hosting a reception for the opening of the new "Eisenhower Garden" exhibit in the Eisenhower Presidential Library on Monday, Oct. 1 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. This program is free and open to the public.
  • Reserve now! Eisenhower Legacy Dinner 2012  (9/21/2012)
  • Tickets are $60 per person or $75 if you would also like a signed copy of Soldiers First. All proceeds from the 2012 Eisenhower Legacy Dinner will go toward research travel grants for study at the Library. Thanks to a special gift, all donations will be matched dollar for dollar up to $10,000.
  • New Exhibits Open at the Eisenhower Museum   (9/18/2012)
  • Things are constantly changing and on the move at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home...and that includes exhibits! A new exhibit about Eisenhower's early life and career along with a new supplement to the Library 50th Anniversary exhibit on the Civil War are now open.
  • Kansas Town Hall Death Penalty Forum  (9/14/2012)
  • Capital punishment has been a tool of the justice system in America since colonial times when North America was first settled by Europeans. Since those early days nearly 13,000 have been legally put to death.
  • Constitution Day 2012  (9/11/2012)
  • The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum invites you to join us as we celebrate U.S. Constitution Day 2012, the 225th anniversary of our nation's founding document. All activities are free and open to the public. The activities include a program for school children and an exhibit on immigration and citizenship.
  • 40K Research Visit  (9/8/2012)
  • After a record-setting year last year with 800 researchers in one year, the Eisenhower Presidential Library hits another milestone in the research room. Anticipating the 40,000th research visitor today, Director Karl Weissenbach was prepared to present this lucky person with a complimentary copy of "At Ease: Stories I Tell To Friends" written by Dwight Eisenhower. Turns out there was a tie!
  • Abigail Adams Program  (9/7/2012)
  • Come hear John Adams reminisce about his wife: the original, dynamic, and totally American woman, Abigail Adams. The program is free and open to the public in the Visitors Center Auditorium of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on Thursday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m.
  • Your Ancestors in the Civil War PR  (8/17/2012)
  • "A House Divided: Your Ancestors in the Civil War" genealogy workshop will be presented August 25 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The program scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon in the Visitors Center Auditorium is free and open to the public.
  • Brown Bag Discussion with Hoover Presidential Library Director   (8/15/2012)
  • Dr. Thomas Schwartz, director of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum in West Branch, Iowa, will be the guest speaker at the Eisenhower Presidential Library at noon on August 22 in the Visitors Center auditorium.
  • War and Peace - The Art of Shin-hee Chin Exhibit  (8/7/2012)
  • "War and Peace: The Art of Shin-hee Chin" is on exhibit at the Eisenhower Presidential Museum through Jan. 6, 2013. A reception and gallery talk is scheduled for Friday, August 24.
  • Base Ball Annual Game -2012  (8/3/2012)
  • The fourth annual vintage base ball game will be played on the grounds of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The "Abilene Iron Cutters" will once again face the Wichita "Bull Stockings" of the Cowtown Vintage Base Ball Club donning uniforms from the 1860s. The game is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 11 at 1 p.m.
  • Kansas Town Hall - National Debt Forum - August 9  (8/1/2012)
  • Our nation's debt is the topic of discussion at a Kansas Town Hall forum at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The public program will be held in the Visitors Center Auditorium on Thursday, August 9 at 7 p.m.
  • Eisenhower Goes to the Fair!  (7/31/2012)
  • Central Kansas Free Fair (CKFF) attendees will have several opportunities to experience this year's fair theme, "We Still Like Ike." The CKFF Parade kicks off the fair on August 2 at 4 p.m. The Eisenhower Living History Garden Kids will serve as the parade Grand Marshals on their float titled "Going to the Fair." Attendees should also be on the lookout for a special appearance by the "President and First Lady" accompanied by their "Secret Service."
  • Kansas Town Hall Candidate Forum - July 25  (7/18/2012)
  • A Primary Candidate Forum sponsored by Eagle Communications is set for July 25 at 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The public is encouraged to attend and submit questions and topics for discussion.
  • Late Night at the Museum with Elvis  (6/15/2012)
  • "Late Night at the Museum with Elvis" will be held June 26 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum just days before the "Elvis at 21" exhibit leaves the building. The event includes a showing of the film "Elvis '56: In the Beginning" at 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
  • 35th Infantry Division Band Concert  (6/12/2012)
  • The 35th Infantry Division Band Kansas Army National Guard will perform a concert on Monday, June 18 at 7 p.m. on the grounds of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The concert is free and open to the public.
  • Robert Ulin: Reflections of a Cold War Soldier  (6/6/2012)
  • Robert Ulin, U.S. Army, Ret., CEO of the Command and General Staff College Foundation, will present "Witness to History: Reflections of a Cold War Soldier," at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The free public program is scheduled for 7 p.m., June 14 in the Visitors Center auditorium.
  • Boyhood Garden Comes to Life  (5/25/2012)
  • Local 4-H members are very involved in this year's Living History Garden, located next to the Eisenhower Boyhood Home. The youth portray what it would have been like in the early 1900s when Ike was about 10 years old.
  • Symphony at Sunset at the Eisenhower Library  (5/15/2012)
  • The highly acclaimed Salina Symphony will perform an outdoor D-Day commemorative concert at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on Saturday, June 2 at 8 p.m. Visitors are invited to bring their lawn chairs and enjoy the "Symphony at Sunset." There is no admission fee; however, donations are welcome.
  • Love Me Tender is next in Elvis Fim Series  (5/4/2012)
  • "Love Me Tender" is the next movie in a series of films complementing the Elvis at 21 exhibit. The movie will be shown in the Visitors Center Auditorium at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 10. The film is free, open to the public and includes free soda and popcorn.
  • Eisenhower Library 50th Anniversary Celebration  (4/20/2012)
  • The Eisenhower Presidential Library is hosting a special evening to celebrate 50 years on May 1 in the Library Courtyard. The Library opened its doors on May 1, 1962. That date was specifically chosen by President Eisenhower because it would have been his mother's 100th birthday.
  • BSA Ike Hike & Camporee  (4/19/2012)
  • The "Ike Hike & Camporee" will be held the weekend of April 21 in Abilene. The event will focus on Eisenhower's boyhood years in Abilene. About 200 Boy Scouts from the Triconda District, encompassing five Kansas counties, are expected to participate.
  • Elvis Movies Complement Elvis at 21 Exhbit  (4/18/2012)
  • "GI Blues" is the first in a series of films complementing the Elvis at 21 exhibit. The movie will be shown in the Visitors Center Auditorium at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24. The film is free, open to the public and includes free soda and popcorn.
  • Derek Schmidt Kansas Town Hall  (4/11/2012)
  • Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt will be at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on Tuesday, April 17, for a Kansas Town Hall meeting. The public is invited to attend the program scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
  • Ike and Harry 2012  (3/29/2012)
  • Take a ride on the campaign trail with Ike and Harry 2012! Thanks to a partnership between the Eisenhower and Truman Presidential Libraries, we can catch a glimpse of what might have been if an Eisenhower/Truman ticket would have come to fruition.
  • "Elvis at 21" Exhibit and Programs!  (3/27/2012)
  • Slick your hair back and dust off those poodle skirts! Elvis is in the building at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The Smithsonian traveling exhibit "Elvis at 21, Photographs by Alfred Wertheimer" is on display April 7 through July 1, 2012.
  • 2012 Kansas Geographic Bee  (3/23/2012)
  • The top geography students from across the state will gather at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene on March 30. They will be vying for first-place honors at the Kansas Geographic Bee.
  • Leavenworth Army Staff College to be Discussed at Eisenhower Presidential Library   (3/21/2012)
  • A special public program about the U.S. Army's graduate school for officers will be presented Tuesday, March 27 at 7 p.m. in the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum Visitors Center.
  • Primarily Teaching Workshop 2012  (3/13/2012)
  • The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum will hold one of seven workshops for educators in the summer of 2012, presented across the nation by staff of the National Archives and Records Administration. Primarily Teaching: Original Documents and Classroom Strategies will be held in Abilene, Kan., from July 16 -20.
  • Girl Scout 100th Anniversary Exhibit  (3/2/2012)
  • The Girl Scouts of the USA are celebrating their 100th Anniversary at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. An exhibit, "Something for the Girls! Celebrating 100 Years," kicks off March 10 in the Visitors Center Auditorium with a 10 a.m. program and exhibit opening. The exhibit is scheduled to run through Sept. 3 closing after Labor Day weekend.
  • Royer Film Festival 2012  (2/23/2012)
  • The 2012 Paul H. Royer Film Series begins March 1 and continues on March 8 and 15 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum Visitors Center Auditorium. Each film starts at 7 p.m. and includes free soda and popcorn. All films are free and open to the public.
  • Founding Fathers Exhibit Opens on Presidents Day  (2/16/2012)
  • A special Founding Fathers exhibit opens Presidents Day, Feb. 20, in the Eisenhower Presidential Library's museum. The temporary display supplements the Library 50th Anniversary exhibit, which is located in the library building. The display features original documents and rare artifacts from Presidents George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.
  • Recently Declassified Records Now Open for Research   (1/26/2012)
  • More than 89,000 pages of new records are now open to researchers at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home. The records include 78 documents totaling 449 pages of previously classified records.
  • 50th Anniversary Exhibit  (1/20/2012)
  • A special exhibit celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the dedication of the Eisenhower Presidential Library is on display in the Library gallery through March 31, 2013.

Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home
P.O. Box 339   |   200 SE 4th Street   |   Abilene, Kansas 67410   |   877-RING IKE

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