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Artist Spotlight…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 31 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

Kikuo Saito at…

Mar 31 - Apr 4, 2015
Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works from New York… more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 31 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Mar 31 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

The New Orleans…

Mar 31 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

Voices Not Forgotten…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
Many of us have heard our elders talking about the great music and fancy dances… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Apr 1 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Apr 1 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Apr 1 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Opera on Tap

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Now in its 8th season, Opera on Tap - New Orleans is attracting people from… more

Smoker's World…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for Smoker's World featuring Eric… more

Tennessee Williams:…

Apr 1 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The Victory Belles…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
The 12-week concert series takes place in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette… more

Exhibition Opening -…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Self-Taught, Outsider and Visionary Art will showcase works from the Ogden… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Apr 2 - 4, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Ogden After Hours…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for Ogden After Hours for Christ Thomas King. more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Winston Churchill Symposium at The National WWII Museum

May 18, 2013

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.