Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm
After Dark with KCPT at ‘Dinosaurs Revealed’ @ Union Station Kansas City | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
6:00 pm
Join KCPT for a members-only evening at Dinosaurs Revealed: Journey Across America, an epic adventure of prehistoric discovery inside Union Station. This adventure promises to educate, fascinate and excite imaginations of every age, including the …
Oct 27 @ 7:45 am – 11:45 am
Sesame Street in Communities Workshop for Early Childhood Providers @ Kauffman Conference Center  | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
7:45 am
The care and support of early childhood providers can make a huge difference in the life of a young child. Sesame Street in Communities has developed activities and tips to help children overcome adversity and …
Indie Lens Pop-Up | Dawnland @ Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Indie Lens Pop-Up | Dawnland @ Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
2:00 pm
The marginalization of Native Americans wasn’t simply a crime of our country’s distant, unenlightened past. The documentary Dawnland chronicles the effort in one state, Maine, to come to terms with a practice that endured through …
Indie Lens Pop-Up | Rumble @ Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Indie Lens Pop-Up | Rumble @ Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
6:00 pm
Efforts to marginalize Native Americans and their culture could not diminish their transformational impact on popular music, from the Delta blues and jazz to present-day hip-hop. Native artists such as electric guitar pioneer Link Wray, …
Feb 9 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Great British Brunch @ 1900 Building | Mission Woods | Kansas | United States
11:00 am
Fancy a cuppa? Join us for our annual celebration of British programmes, tea, and trivia at the Great British Brunch! We’ll recognize the comedies that make us laugh and make room for the dramas and …
Won’t You Be My Neighbor | Watch Party @ Strange Days Brewing Company
Feb 9 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Won't You Be My Neighbor | Watch Party @ Strange Days Brewing Company
6:30 pm
Join Kansas City PBS and Strange Days Brewing Company for a watch party of the acclaimed documentary about PBS pioneer Fred Rogers, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” on Saturday, Feb. 9 from 6:30 to 9 …
The Jazz Ambassadors | Free Screening @ Jenkin and Barbara David Theater, Park University
Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The Jazz Ambassadors | Free Screening @ Jenkin and Barbara David Theater, Park University
6:00 pm
In 1956, America announced a new Cold War weapon to combat the U.S.S.R. Jazz musicians like Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie and Dave Brubeck, along with their racially-integrated bands, would cross the globe to …
Indie Lens Pop-Up | Won’t You Be My Neighbor? @ Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
Mar 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Indie Lens Pop-Up | Won't You Be My Neighbor? @ Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
6:00 pm
For over 30 years, Fred Rogers was beamed daily into homes across America where he and his cast of puppets and friends spoke simply and directly to young children about some of life’s weightiest issues. …
Mar 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Finding Your Roots | Screening and Genealogy Discussion @ Bruce R. Watkins Center & Museum
5:30 pm
Join Kansas City PBS, the Midwest Genealogy Center and the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Center and Museum for special screening and discussion of the groundbreaking series Finding Your Roots. Local experts will talk about resources, …
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm
Who Will Lead KC: The Mayor's Debate | A Kansas City Week in Review Special @ Kansas City Public Library Plaza Branch
6:00 pm
A sprawling field of mayoral candidates. Less than two weeks to sort them out. Nearing Kansas City’s April 2 primary, the leading candidates to succeed outgoing Mayor Sly James gather for a public forum soliciting …
Indie Lens Pop-Up | The Providers @ University of Kansas Medical Center, Health Education Building, Rm B102
Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Indie Lens Pop-Up | The Providers @ University of Kansas Medical Center, Health Education Building, Rm B102
6:00 pm
Set against the backdrop of the physician shortage and opioid epidemic in rural America, The Providers follows three healthcare providers in northern New Mexico. They work at El Centro, a small group of safety-net clinics …
Indie Lens Pop-Up | Charm City @ Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
Apr 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Indie Lens Pop-Up | Charm City @ Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
2:00 pm
Nightly news cameras trained on the flames, the looting, and the chaos that gripped Baltimore in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray in April 2015. Filmmaker Marilyn Ness sought, and found, more. Her …
Apr 11 – Apr 19 all-day
Explore Ireland with Kansas City PBS
12:00 am
Join fellow Kansas City PBS viewers and travelers for the trip of a lifetime to beautiful Ireland in support of KCPT. We’re partnering again with Collette Vacations to explore Ireland’s emerald landscapes in Spring 2019. …
Apr 13 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
[SOLD OUT] KCPT Antique and Fine Art Appraisal Fair @ El Torreon | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
8:30 am
Inspired by the incredible stories and results seen on “Antiques Roadshow,” KCPT revives its antique and fine art appraisal fair after a four-year hiatus to help you uncover the hidden treasures and dearest heirlooms in …
Indie Lens Pop-Up | Wrestle @ Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Indie Lens Pop-Up | Wrestle @ Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
2:00 pm
For 15 weeks, from the start of their season to the 2016 Alabama state tournament, the wrestlers at Huntsville’s J.O. Johnson High School endured both the demands of their sport and the trials of life …
Steve Martin and Martin Short @ Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
May 9 @ 8:00 pm
Steve Martin and Martin Short @ Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
8:00 pm
In “Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t,” comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short present new material in a variety of musical sketches and conversations about their iconic careers, most memorable encounters, and of …
**SOLD OUT** Steven Raichlen’s "The Brisket Chronicles" Live @ Smoke 'N' Fire | Overland Park | Kansas | United States
6:30 pm
Steven Raichlen, host of the PBS show Steven Raichlen’s Project Smoke, returns to Kansas City with new insight on a cult favorite in the culinary world: brisket. “The Brisket Chronicles” is the definitive handbook to …
May 26 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Bank of America Celebration at the Station @ Union Station | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
3:00 pm
Celebrate Memorial Day at Union Station with KCPT and the Kansas City Symphony on Sunday, May 26 during the annual Bank of America Celebration at the Station. Make sure to visit KCPT KIDS in the Bayer …
Jun 8 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
tasteMAKERS Meet the Makers: Kansas City @ Plexpod | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
2:00 pm
Join the Emmy-winning producer and host of tasteMAKERS, Cat Neville, for a live culinary experience celebrating the flavor of Kansas City’s culinary scene. The live show will screen segments from the Kansas City episode and …
Chasing the Moon Screening @ Union Station Extreme Screen
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Chasing the Moon Screening @  Union Station Extreme Screen | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
10:00 am
Get a sneak peek of the three-part PBS American Experience series Chasing the Moon with KCPT and Union Station. Science City educators will facilitate science experiments for kids at heart.
Jazz, Blues and Country | Ken Burns’ Country Music Sneak Peek and Music Demonstration @ Gem Theater | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
6:00 pm
Join KCPT, the American Jazz Museum and the Mutual Musicians Foundation for a preview of Ken Burns’ Country Music and a demonstration of country music’s shared roots with blues and jazz by D Black (drums) …
Sep 9 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Honky Tonk Dance Night and Country Music Preview Party @ Knuckleheads | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
7:30 pm
  Gear up for Ken Burns new documentary series, Country Music, with Kansas City PBS and 90.9 The Bridge at Knuckleheads’ honky-tonk jam session featuring local musicians Dave & Jimmy Nace, Carl Butler and Bobby DeMoss. …
Downton Abbey Movie Advance Screening @ Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Downton Abbey Movie Advance Screening @ Alamo Drafthouse Cinema | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
2:00 pm
We cordially invite you to return to Downton Abbey! Reunite with some of your favorite characters in your favorite castle at KCPT’s exclusive, advance screening of the Downton Abbey movie including an opening reception with a complimentary drink …
American Masters - Rothko: Pictures Must Be Miraculous Preview @ Kansas City | Missouri | United States
6:30 pm
Join KCPT and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art for a preview of a new American Masters featuring artist Mark Rothko on Friday, Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the T. Atkins Auditorium. Rothko: Pictures Must Be Miraculous explores the life …
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Arrowhead Art Tour for KCPT Members @ Arrowhead Stadium | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
6:00 pm
KCPT and Leopold Gallery presents an exploration of regional art at Arrowhead Stadium. The Kansas City Chiefs are excited to share the Arrowhead Art Collection and look forward to celebrating regional art at this exclusive …
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
PRICED OUT? Affordable Housing: A Status Report @ Kansas City Public Library | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
6:00 pm
This is “The Land of Opportunity.”  But many people feel “priced out” of the American Dream. Nearly two years after the Library and KCPT-Kansas City PBS launched an examination of affordable housing in the city, …
Jan 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
"No Passport Required" Screening & Discussion (Rescheduled) @ Don Bosco Senior Center | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
3:00 pm
No Passport Required explores other cultures through the cuisine of America’s thriving immigrant communities. Watch selected scenes from the new season at this special screening. Danielle Lehman of Open Belly podcast will moderate a panel …
"A Century of Change: The Negro Leagues Centennial" Screening @ Gem Theater | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
7:00 pm
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Negro National League. Join KCPT for a sneak peek screening of “A Century of Change: The Negro Leagues Centennial” in the historic 18th & Vine District where it all …
Feb 23 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
"Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool" Sneak Peek Screening @ Gem Theater | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
3:30 pm
Join KCPT Kansas City PBS for a special advance preview screening of AMERICAN MASTERS: Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool, which premieres Feb. 25 on Kansas City PBS. Discover the man behind the legend. With full …
CANCELED: Diabetes in KC Town Hall Screening and Panel Discussion @ Plexpod Westport Commons | Medallion Theater
Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
CANCELED: Diabetes in KC Town Hall Screening and Panel Discussion @ Plexpod Westport Commons | Medallion Theater | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
6:00 pm
The safety of our staff and our community is our top priority. In order to minimize the spread of COVID-19 we have reviewed our upcoming events schedule and in light of the recent ban, by …