ProgrammingExplore the lives of women veterans through American history and today!
Staying true to our mission, our signature program HERstory explores the lived experiences of women veterans throughout American history. Each month, MWM President Phyllis Wilson hosts a new episode with a new story.
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About in-person programs
Join us at the Memorial for engaging programming. From our activity cart to film screenings to activity days, click here for our current in-person programming opportunities.
Join us at the Memorial!
We offer a regular schedule of engaging in-person programming. Check out the current schedule on our Programs Calendar!
Celebrating Family Wellness & Honoring and Uniting Women Veterans
One last Summer With The Arts hurrah family celebration filled with activities designed to engage kids including arts and crafts, UnitingUS veteran author book readings, and live UnitingUS artist discussions and participatory art demonstrations.
The Summer With The Arts Exhibition ends with a very special Honoring and Uniting Women Veterans ceremony with family, friends, and special guests in attendance. Join the Army’s All Women Band veteran professional musicians as military families and guests celebrate the healing and community building power of the arts, honor service of past and current veterans, and recognize our military family members and future leaders. The 3pm celebration ceremony is hosted by Quilts of Honor and UnitingUS.
Full schedule to be announced later.
Celebrating Performing Arts
The Military Women’s Memorial Summer with the Arts continues to celebrate the healing and uniting power of the arts. UnitingUS artist talks, art demonstrations, and exhibition tours highlighting the 180 artworks from 110 veteran and their family member artists are scheduled throughout the day. At 3pm, enjoy the phenomenally entertaining, live Variety Show performance hosted by the Armed Services Arts Partnership.
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Join us as we explore the healing arts and the benefits they have on whole health through a panel discussion and art presentations. The panel discussion will be facilitated by Dr. AnnMarie Halterman, U.S. Air Force veteran and current artist, and will feature panelists discussing how their respective art forms assist in the spectrum of healing. The Summer With The Arts is being presented in partnership with UnitingUS. CLICK HERE for details.
Our interactive, in-person education cart engages visitors with history and takes a deeper look at the unique journey of servicewomen. The cart has different activities, sometimes showcasing historic items from our Collection and other times creating take-home arts and crafts. Check out our Programs Calendar to see when the Activity Cart will be available at the Memorial.
Are you interested in a career in tech after the military? Wondering what specific skills and training you need to get a job in analytics, cybersecurity, or digital? We’re bringing you representatives from Booz Allen Hamilton who will break down what it means to have a career in tech, tell you the specific skills and certifications you need to break into specific career fields, and connect you with trusted training providers who want to help veterans like you.
More Than One Story: a collaborative performance by military women
The Military Women’s Memorial, in partnership with Community Building Art Works, will unveil a unique storytelling collaborative performance by military women. In addition, participants will share their experience going through the interactive workshop to create an space for them to share their experiences. This performance aims to inspire understanding, dialog and connection with participants, audience members and community leaders.
Over two days in May 2021, 9 military women from across the United States of America gathered virtually to weave their stories into a collaborative performance. This work is addressed to the women they came from, the women they were, the women they are becoming, and the women who will walk the trail they blazed. Join us as we unveil the final product at the Military Women’s Memorial, hear remarks from the participants at a reception at the Memorial that inspires understanding, dialog, and connection between participants, audience members, and community leaders.
The Armed Services Arts Partnership, together with the Military Women’s Memorial, is committed to providing service members, veterans, and military family members the opportunity to engage in the art of storytelling, learn together, and build camaraderie along the way. Check out the Programs Calendar for upcoming programs.
Through a partnership with Prudential Financial Wellness, we are proud to offer a series of virtual wellness seminarys. From tips on how to deal with your finances to teaching your children best financial practices, join these seminars to help with your finances. Check out the Programs Calendar for upcoming programs.
Staying true to our mission, our signature program HERstory explores the lived experiences of women veterans throughout American history. Each month, MWM Phyllis Wilson hosts a new episode with a new story.