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Help the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library create an exhibition highlighting the legacy of Kurt Vonnegut’s novel, Slaughterhouse-Five.
364 backers pledged $42,000 to help bring this project to life.
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    Pledge US$ 10 or more About US$ 10

    THANKS TO YOU

    A warm thank you and your name will be posted on the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library’s website. Plus, you’ll receive Slaughterhouse-Five digital stickers featuring the world of Trafalmadore, Billy Pilgrim, and more. You’ll also receive KVML’s monthly e-newsletter with updates about KVML’s new exhibitions, including “Unstuck in Time.”

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    WELL WISHES

    Receive a gracious and humorous digital note from a member of Vonnegut’s family expressing gratitude and best wishes for you and the library. You’ll also receive one free ticket for museum admission and the $10 incentives.

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    • Digital stickers
    • Name on KVML website
    • Note from Vonnegut's family
    • One free museum admission (good for one adult entrance)
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    FRIEND OF THE LIBRARY

    Visit KVML’s NEW museum and library for free for a year, plus receive other benefits including:
    • 10% discount on online and in-Library gift shop purchases
    • Recognition in KVML’s Annual Report
    • Ability to check out books from Kurt’s Study
    • Special pricing on most events and programs
    • Invitation to members-only events
    • The $10 and $25 incentives

    Includes:
    • Digital stickers
    • Name on KVML website
    • Note from Vonnegut's family
    • One free museum admission (good for one adult entrance)
    • Friend of the Library Membership (free entrance for 1 year)
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    Slaughterhouse-Five Latrine Sign

    Receive this replica sign of Billy Pilgrim's fellow British POWs which reads, "Please leave this latrine as tidy as you found it," plus receive other benefits including:
    • Visit KVML’s NEW museum and library for free for a year
    • 10% discount on online and in-Library gift shop purchases
    • Recognition in KVML’s Annual Report
    • Ability to check out books from Kurt’s Study
    • Special pricing on most events and programs
    • Invitation to members-only events
    • The $10 and $25 incentives

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    Digital stickers
    Name on KVML website
    Note from Vonnegut's family
    One free museum admission (good for one adult entrance)
    Friend of the Library Membership (free entrance for 1 year)

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    SNEAK PEAK

    Be one of the first to see a menu of all the foods Kurt dreamed about eating while in Germany during WWII. You’ll receive a digital copy of this menu that features Kurt’s handwriting and a doodle of his name. Plus all other incentives listed above.

    Includes:
    • Digital stickers
    • Friend of the Library Membership (free entrance for 1 year)
    • Name on KVML website
    • Note from Vonnegut's family
    • One free museum admission (good for one adult entrance)
    • Digital copy of Kurt's WWII Menu
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    YOU’RE UNSTUCK

    Be a permanent part of the “Unstuck in Time: Slaughterhouse-Five Then and Now” exhibition. Pledge $200 or more, and your name will be displayed in the exhibition in appreciation for your help creating “Unstuck in Time.” You’ll also receive the incentives from all other levels below $200.

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    • Digital copy of Kurt's WWII Menu
    • Digital stickers
    • Friend of the Library Membership (free entrance for 1 year)
    • Name on KVML website
    • Note from Vonnegut's family
    • One free museum admission (good for one adult entrance)
    • Name in "Unstuck in Time" exhibition
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    TOTES THANKS

    Pledge at this level, and we’ll send you a Slaughterhouse-Five tote bag so you can show off your support of KVML wherever you go. Plus, we’ll send you a KVML sticker and a Slaughterhouse-Five Curse Word bookmark. You’ll also receive all of the incentives from lower levels.

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of Kurt's WWII Menu
    • Digital stickers
    • Friend of the Library Membership (free entrance for 1 year)
    • Name in "Unstuck in Time" exhibition
    • Name on KVML website
    • Note from Vonnegut's family
    • One free museum admission (good for one adult entrance)
    • Slaughterhouse-Five Tote Bag
    • KVML Sticker
    • Slaughterhouse-Five Curse Word Bookmark
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    SO IT GOES

    Receive a copy of So it Goes: The Literary Journal of the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library. Not only does this literary journal feature exceptional writing and artwork from writers across the country—half of whom are veterans—it also carries on the tradition of Slaughterhouse-Five’s use of personal narrative to process human experience. Plus, you’ll receive all of the incentives from lower levels.

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of Kurt's WWII Menu
    • Digital stickers
    • Friend of the Library Membership (free entrance for 1 year)
    • KVML Sticker
    • Name in "Unstuck in Time" exhibition
    • Name on KVML website
    • Note from Vonnegut's family
    • One free museum admission (good for one adult entrance)
    • Slaughterhouse-Five Curse Word Bookmark
    • Slaughterhouse-Five Tote Bag
    • So it Goes: The Literary Journal of KVML
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    *

    Wear Kurt’s signature punctuation when you receive KVML’s Asterisk baseball t-shirt.
    You’ll also receive a set of The Greatest Note Cards Ever Assembled By Humanistic Humans!
    And you’ll get all the incentives from the lower levels.

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of Kurt's WWII Menu
    • Digital stickers
    • Friend of the Library Membership (free entrance for 1 year)
    • KVML Sticker
    • Name in "Unstuck in Time" exhibition
    • Name on KVML website
    • Note from Vonnegut's family
    • One free museum admission (good for one adult entrance)
    • Slaughterhouse-Five Curse Word Bookmark
    • Slaughterhouse-Five Tote Bag
    • So it Goes: The Literary Journal of KVML
    • Asterisk Baseball T-Shirt
    • The Greatest Note Cards Ever Assembled By Humanistic Humans!
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    BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS

    Have breakfast on us at the cafe in KVML’s new home. And you won’t be dining alone! KVML staff will join you to talk all things Vonnegut and all things Slaughterhouse-Five. After breakfast, enjoy a guided tour of the new museum and take home a free copy of Vonnegut’s Breakfast of Champions. Plus, the incentives from $5-$500. *Pledger is responsible for all travel expenses and arrangements to Indianapolis. Dates for breakfast must be arranged with KVML staff at least two weeks in advance. Please note the restaurant is currently slated to open in 2020. Two people may attend the breakfast per reward.

    Includes:
    • Asterisk Baseball T-Shirt
    • Digital copy of Kurt's WWII Menu
    • Digital stickers
    • Friend of the Library Membership (free entrance for 1 year)
    • KVML Sticker
    • Name in "Unstuck in Time" exhibition
    • Name on KVML website
    • Note from Vonnegut's family
    • One free museum admission (good for one adult entrance)
    • Slaughterhouse-Five Curse Word Bookmark
    • Slaughterhouse-Five Tote Bag
    • So it Goes: The Literary Journal of KVML
    • The Greatest Note Cards Ever Assembled By Humanistic Humans!
    • Breakfast with KVML staff and Guided Tour of Museum
    • Breakfast of Champions Copy
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    BEHIND THE SCENES

    Get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of “Unstuck in Time.” You’ll hear from exhibition creators, Vonnegut scholars, and KVML staff as they explain the why’s and how’s of KVML’s new Slaughterhouse-Five exhibition. You’ll also receive a guided tour of the whole museum. Plus, the incentives from $5-$500. *Pledger is responsible for all travel expenses and arrangements to Indianapolis. Dates for behind-the-scenes must be arranged with KVML staff at least two weeks in advance. Two people may attend the tour per reward.

    Includes:
    • Asterisk Baseball T-Shirt
    • Digital copy of Kurt's WWII Menu
    • Digital stickers
    • Friend of the Library Membership (free entrance for 1 year)
    • KVML Sticker
    • Name in "Unstuck in Time" exhibition
    • Name on KVML website
    • Note from Vonnegut's family
    • One free museum admission (good for one adult entrance)
    • Slaughterhouse-Five Curse Word Bookmark
    • Slaughterhouse-Five Tote Bag
    • So it Goes: The Literary Journal of KVML
    • The Greatest Note Cards Ever Assembled By Humanistic Humans!
    • Behind-the-scenes tour of "Unstuck in Time" and Museum Tour
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    543 VIP

    Be a VIP at KVML’s new museum. Have coffee with KMVL Founder and CEO Julia Whitehead; get a guided tour of the museum followed by a guided-tour of Vonnegut’s Indianapolis; and then have lunch on us. Plus, the incentives from $5-$500. *Pledger is responsible for all travel expenses and arrangements to Indianapolis. Two people may attend the tour per reward.

    Includes:
    • Asterisk Baseball T-Shirt
    • Digital copy of Kurt's WWII Menu
    • Digital stickers
    • Friend of the Library Membership (free entrance for 1 year)
    • KVML Sticker
    • Name in "Unstuck in Time" exhibition
    • Name on KVML website
    • Note from Vonnegut's family
    • One free museum admission (good for one adult entrance)
    • Slaughterhouse-Five Curse Word Bookmark
    • Slaughterhouse-Five Tote Bag
    • So it Goes: The Literary Journal of KVML
    • The Greatest Note Cards Ever Assembled By Humanistic Humans!
    • Guided Tour of Museum and Vonnegut Sites in Indianapolis
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    DINNER WITH NANNY VONNEGUT

    Have dinner with Kurt’s daughter, Nanny Vonnegut. Hear Vonnegut family stories, learn about Nanny’s writing and artwork, and find out why KVML means so much to her. You’ll also receive the incentives from $5-$500. *Pledger is responsible for all travel expenses and arrangements to the dinner location. Dates for the dinner must be arranged with KVML staff a month in advance. Two people may attend the dinner.

    Includes:
    • Asterisk Baseball T-Shirt
    • Digital copy of Kurt's WWII Menu
    • Digital stickers
    • Friend of the Library Membership (free entrance for 1 year)
    • KVML Sticker
    • Name in "Unstuck in Time" exhibition
    • Name on KVML website
    • Note from Vonnegut's family
    • One free museum admission (good for one adult entrance)
    • Slaughterhouse-Five Curse Word Bookmark
    • Slaughterhouse-Five Tote Bag
    • So it Goes: The Literary Journal of KVML
    • The Greatest Note Cards Ever Assembled By Humanistic Humans!
    • Dinner with Nanny Vonnegut
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    DINNER WITH LEWIS BLACK

    Have dinner with one of Kurt Vonnegut’s funniest fans, Lewis Black. Talk Vonnegut and the comedy life and hear about why KVML means so much to Black. You’ll also receive the incentives from $5-$500. *Pledger is responsible for all travel expenses and arrangements to the dinner location. Dates for the dinner must be arranged with KVML staff a month in advance. Two people may attend the dinner.

    Includes:
    • Asterisk Baseball T-Shirt
    • Digital copy of Kurt's WWII Menu
    • Digital stickers
    • Friend of the Library Membership (free entrance for 1 year)
    • KVML Sticker
    • Name in "Unstuck in Time" exhibition
    • Name on KVML website
    • Note from Vonnegut's family
    • One free museum admission (good for one adult entrance)
    • Slaughterhouse-Five Curse Word Bookmark
    • Slaughterhouse-Five Tote Bag
    • So it Goes: The Literary Journal of KVML
    • The Greatest Note Cards Ever Assembled By Humanistic Humans!
    • Dinner with Lewis Black
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