August 9, 2012

Upcoming events at Union Station

Titanic Departing Soon!

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition Surpasses 100,000 Visitors!
Titanic hosted its 100,000th visitor last week at Union Station! Congratulations to Theresa Eggeling and her kids, Shon and Jordan! Theresa is a school teacher and had been studying Titanic with her kids. During a roadtrip from Minnesota to Austin she stopped in Kansas City upon family recommendation to check it out! You can hear them describe what they liked about the exhibit in this video. If you are a teacher or just love education, don't miss our educational guides covering Titanic!
There is just a few more weeks to experience this historic exhibit. See Titianic before it sets sail on September 9!

Vote for Union Station!
Voting is open for the KC Visitors' Choice Awards. Be sure to vote for Union Station as your "Favorite Landmark/Monument" and for Celebration at the Station as your "Favorite Music Festival/Event" by Friday, August 24.

New Exhibit at Union Station: Visions of Mexican Art
The Kansas City Museum, with the support of the Consulate of Mexico in Kansas City, is proud to bring the exhibition Visiones del Arte Mexicano/Visions of Mexican Art to Union Station Kansas City, September 15 through November 11, 2012.
The art exhibit features paintings, drawings, sculptures and photographs from 53 of Mexico's most renowned artists, including Diego Rivera, Rufino Tamayo, Jose Luis Cuevas and Graciela Iturbide.
The Museum is honored to partner with Expo Americas that runs from September 15-16. People attending Expo Americas will get a sneak peek of the exhibit before it opens to the general public September 18 in the Power and Light Gallery at Union Station.
The exhibit is FREE and open to the public!
Exhibit hours: Tuesday - Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Noon to 5 p.m. Closed Mondays

Susan G. Koman Race for the Cure
Sunday, August 12 at Union Station

Whose Life Are You Running For? Participate in the Susan G. Komen Greater Kansas City Race for the Cure® and show everyone whose life you are running for. Are you running for your mother, your sister, a co-worker, a friend? Are you running for your own life? Or are you running for the future? No matter whose life you are running for, now is the time to get involved and run for their life!

Susan G. Komen Kansas City Race for the Cure
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Union Station
Kansas City, Missouri
Race Day Schedule
6:00 a.m. - Race Day Registration/Partner Expo Opens
7:30 a.m. - 5K Competitive Run Start
7:45 a.m. - 5K Non-Competitive Run/Walk Start
8:00 a.m. - 1-Mile Start
9:15 a.m. - Survivor Recognition and Awards Ceremony
9:30 a.m. - Survivor Parade
All funds from the Komen Race for the Cure go to research, education, screening and treatment programs.

Local Actors Perform "The Mousetrap" at Union Station

Kansas City Actors Theatre is staging Agatha Christie's quintessentially English stage mystery, "The Mousetrap." Running from August 8 - August 26, at H&R Block City Stage Theater at Union Station Kansas City.

Purchase your tickets online at (members receive $5 off)
Preview Tickets (August 8-14): $27
Tickets (August 15-26):
Adults, $37
USKC Members/Seniors/Students, $30

$10 Rush Tickets – available to college students and Equity members 30 minutes prior to curtain.

For more information, visit

Enjoy a gallery experience for FREE inside Parisi Café!
In partnership with the Eva Reynolds Fine Arts Gallery, Parisi Café brings the works of Martha Sporek "Miryam" to Union Station.
Miryam's work features people she observes in everyday life. Their mysterious personalities, involved characteristics, unconventional and inexplicable behaviors are her inspiration.
Visit the café anytime Mon-Fri 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. or Sat-Sun 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. for some art from the cup and art on display

Help a Life Grow!
Donate New Socks to the City Union Mission

Walt Disney Studios has partnered with Hanes, who is collaborating with the City Union Mission, to launch "The Odd Life of Timothy Green" Sock Drive.
Union Station Kansas City is proud to take part in this event and is asking visitors to bring new pairs of socks to the drop-off location at the Grand Hall Information Booth.
Hanes will be standing by to match donations up to 10,000 pairs of socks. The Union City Mission will distribute the socks to the families they aid.

Union Station Members Enjoy Great Member Benefits
Join Today to Discover (and save on) all the Family Fun!
A Year Membership for a Family of 8 is less than $2.50 a week!

Discounts on attractions, restaurants, shopping, summer camp, birthday parties & more! - Titanic Tickets for Members $10

• Free admission to Science City, Planetarium, KC Rail Experience and the Model Train Experience - Any time, no limits

• Exclusive, Members Only events - Hear about it before the general public
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