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PUBLIC PROGRAMMING:

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  • Lectures
  • Solomon Victory Theater
  • Family Workshops
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The National WWII Museum hosts a number of ongoing and special events open to the public throughout the year. From learning workshops for the whole family to lectures (both scholarly and more general) to film screenings, the Museum offers a variety of programming that helps to deepen the understanding of the American experience in World War II.

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FEATURED PROGRAMMING:

Dinner with a Curator Lunchbox Lecture Lagniappe Lecture

Dinner with a Curator
Dinner with a Curator is a seasonal series where Museum staff and guests will discuss a featured topic related to World War II while enjoying a delicious three-course dinner. All dinners catered by the Museum’s American Sector restaurant. Space is limited and reservations are required.

 

Lunchbox Lecture
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
George Cholewczynski presents "The 70th Anniversary of Operation Market Garden"
History remembers the American, British, and Polish Paratroopers who jumped into Holland during the ill-fated "Bridge too Far Episode." Not often remembered are the men of US AAF Troop Carrier Command who carried them there.

 

Lagniappe Lecture
Thursday, September 11, 2014
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dr. Mark Plotkin presents "Quinine, Rubber, Sherman Tanks and Japanese Submarines: How Rainforest Plants Served as Key Strategic Materials in World War II"
Don’t miss this fascinating perspective on the war that changed the world!
RSVP now.

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Check the calendar for specific dates and times and for additional events. All programs are free to the public unless otherwise indicated.

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WHAT'S ON:

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September 3, 2014
Lunchbox Lecture
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
George Cholewczynski presents "The 70th Anniversary of Operation Market Garden"

September 3, 2014
White Glove Wednesdays
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

September 4, 2014
Special Presentation
Hiroko Kusuda presents "Challenging Internment"
6:00 pm ‐ 7:00 pm

September 10, 2014
White Glove Wednesdays
9:00 am ‐ 12:00 pm
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

September 10, 2014
"America's Wartime Sweethearts: A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters"
11:45 am buffet seating
Stage Door Canteen

September 11, 2014
Lagniappe Lecture
Dr. Mark Plotkin presents "Quinine, Rubber, Sherman Tanks and Japanese Submarines: How Rainforest Plants Served as Key Strategic Materials in World War II"
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

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