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30 Americans

Apr 18 - Jun 15, 2014
30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American… more

Civic Theatre plus …

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
Join us for Mike Birbiglia "Thank god for Jokes" Comedy tour 2014. more

Georga Porter Jr. &…

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
George Porter, Jr. is best known as the bassist of The Meters, along with Art… more

The Andrews Brothers

Apr 18 - 26, 2014
Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and miscal treasures fill this… more

The Contemporary Arts…

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
Join the CAC and Junebug Productions for an evening of poetry—during… more

Walter Wolfman…

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
Walter “Wolfman” Washington has been an icon on the New Orleans… more

"Run For It - Run For…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
“Run For It – Run for Spot!” Crescent City Classic… more

An Evening with Chita…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Chita Rivera is a living Broadway legend and a two-time Tony winner who… more

Crescent City Classic

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
With top runners from throughout the world participating in previous years, the… more

Earth Day Festival…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Join us in celebrating Earth Day with music, food, art, local green vendors,… more

Family Workshop:…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Don’t touch that dial! In this fun-filled family workshop, kids and… more

Historic Saturday…

Apr 19 - Nov 22, 2014
One of the keys to understanding NOLA’s past, present, and future is to… more

Living History Corps

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
The Museum’s World War II re-enactors, collectively known as the Living… more

LIVING LEGEND CHITA…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
***Two time Tony winner and Broadway’s original Anita in “West Side… more

Southern Rep, Stage…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Southern Rep, the Stage Door Canteen at the National WWII Museum and… more

Victory Corps Saturday

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
During D-Day on June 6, 1944, the Naval Construction Battalions called… more

Double Violin Concert…

Apr 20 - 20, 2014
Performing Bach's violin concerto and Vivaldi's double violin concerti. more

Early Modern Faces: …

Apr 20 - Jun 29, 2014
This exhibition brings together nearly ninety Old Master paintings and prints… more

Easter Brunch at the…

Apr 20 - 20, 2014
Join us on Easter Sunday, April 20th in the hotel's elegant Grand Ballroom for… more

Irving "Honey"…

Apr 20 - 20, 2014
Various Mardi Gras Indian tribes will line up  for the 1st Annual Irving… more

30 Americans

Apr 18 - Jun 15, 2014
30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American… 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.