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Upcoming Events

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Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Standing in the…

Sep 2 - Nov 25, 2014
"Standing in the Shadows (No More)" is a series of narrative quilting… more

The Victory Belles…

Sep 02, 2014 - Jun 24, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us for Funk Monkey featuring members of Bonerama. more

Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Lunchbox Lecture -…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
History remembers the American, British and Polish Paratroopers who jumped into… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 3 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

The Royal Sonesta's…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
The Royal Sonesta New Orleans presents the September Round Table Luncheon… more

We Live to Eat Kick…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
For the first time, this event is open-to-the-public and attendees will be able… more

White Glove Wednesdays

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Jazz in the Park

Sep 4 - Oct 30, 2014
Jazz in the Park returns for nine straight weeks this fall,  with a… more

Open Mic Night at…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Come on down to 125 Bourbon Street and celebrate with good music, food and… more

Special Presentation…

Sep 4 - 4, 2014
Join us for a  Special Presentation - "Challenging Internment"… more

Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… more

Winston S. Churchill Symposium

Saturday, May 18, 2013
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

A Partnered Program between The National WWII Museum and The Churchill Society of New Orleans
The Stage Door Canteen at The National WWII Museum
The 3rd Annual Winston S. Churchill Symposium follows the immense success of the first two symposiums and will bring four Churchill Scholars to discuss a wide array of topics exploring the life and legacy of Winston S. Churchill.

Speakers include:
Dr. Michael Shelden - Author of Young Titan: The Making of Winston Churchill
Pulitzer Prize finalist author/biographer whose book on Winston from 1901 - 1915 will be released in March 2013. He is a Professor of English and Literature at Indiana State University.
Dr. Christopher M. Bell - Author of Churchill & Seapower
Associate Professor of military/naval history and modern English history at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In Churchill and Seapower (released October 2012), Bell discusses Churchill's life as a naval enthusiast and strategist throughout his political career.
Mr. Paul Reid - Author of The Last Lion
Author of the third and final volume of the masterful trilogy begun by William Manchester, The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940 - 1965 (published November 2012).
Dr. Rob Havers - "Churchill's ‘Iron Curtain' Speech"
Executive Director of the Churchill Memorial and Museum at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, where Churchill gave his "Iron Curtain" speech. He holds a PhD from Pembroke College of the University of Cambridge and a Master's degree in Later Modern British History from the London School of Economics and Political Science at the University of London.

For more information, please call 504-528-1944 x 511 or email conferences@nationalww2museum.org.