Programs & Education

Education Programs

Learn more about Army history and traditions through the Museum’s education programs. Ongoing education programs and special events explore the accomplishments, sacrifices, and commitment of American Soldiers.

Education programs are free and open to visitors of all ages.


Book Talks

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Hear from scholars, journalists, and historians offering in-depth examinations of Army history. Every month, the Museum invites authors of recent books on Army and military history to discuss their work with the public. These free programs are live-streamed from the Museum.

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Battle Briefs

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Join Museum staff for presentations on the Army’s history at home and abroad. Every month, we explore a specific battle, campaign, or other event from the U.S. Army’s remarkable past, using maps and period images. These free programs are live-streamed from the Museum.

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History Talks

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Join Museum staff and visiting scholars in discussions about the history of the United States Army.

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Civil War Symposium

Spring 2023
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Each spring, the Museum will offer a multi-day, detailed exploration of the American Civil War through a series of presentations by noted military historians, curators, and educators.

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Educator Programs

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Educator programs create opportunities to connect with the Museum’s content and expand your knowledge of U.S. Army history. Opportunities include virtual and onsite programs as well as digital resources to be integrated into your curriculum. Programs are free and designed for educators of grades 3-12.

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Gallery Talks

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Join Museum curators for in-depth discussions highlighting Army history and artifacts in the Museum’s galleries.

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2022 Symposium “The Vietnam War in History and Memory”
Oct 21-22

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Join historians, veterans and educators for a look back at the Vietnam War era and the Soldier experience. This two-day symposium invites attendees to explore and discuss Soldier experiences in battle, and in their camps, through examining works of art, artifacts, personal Soldier accounts and U.S. Army history. The symposium also includes a presentation about the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund’s traveling exhibit, “Panel 44: 8 Days in March,” and an evening reception.

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The Museum offers programming for groups of all ages. Pick from a variety of options and reserve a program that fits your group’s interest.

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