"Bespoke Bodies" Exhibition Highlights World War I's Legacy in the Story of Prosthetics

Submitted by jessmendes on Tue, 09/12/2023 - 19:48

Discover the incredible journey of prosthetic innovation at "Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics" exhibition, hosted at the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City.

This captivating exhibition delves into the past, present, and future of prosthetic design, showcasing inspiring stories from professional athletes, veterans, children, and others who collaborated with designers to create prostheses with improved functionality, comfort, adaptability, and aesthetics.

Through visual stories, historical timelines, and videos, visitors gain insight into the profound impact of inclusive design, proving that when diverse perspectives are involved, prosthetic innovation knows no bounds.


Key Details

  • Date: June 8, 2023 - April 7, 2024
  • Location: Wylie Gallery, National WWI Museum and Memorial 
    2 Memorial Drive,Kansas City, MO 64108 USA
  • Type: Special Exhibition
  • Price: Adults $10; Seniors (Ages 65+) $8; Military (Veterans & Active Duty) $8; Youth (Ages 6-18) $6; Free for Children under 6