Programs are free with Museum admission. Admission is free for veterans and active duty military on November 11–12
Honor the men and women who've served in the Armed Forces with our special day of programming.
And don’t forget to pick up a free chocolate chip cookie at Parliament Espresso Bar!
1–2 pm | Women in the Military: Keynote Speaker
Colonel (Retired) Mary Westmoreland
U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Army
Member, Board of Directors, United War Veterans Council
3–4:30 pm | New-York Historical & Voices from War
Writing Veteran Experiences: Women's Voices After Military Service
Hear from five women veterans about their military service and experiences of writing about it afterwards. Join us for short readings and a moderated panel discussion about their lives after the military and the process of engaging with narrative to help share veteran experiences.
6:30–7:30 pm | Canary in Combat Boots
Musical Performance featuring Alexis Cole
Experience a hilarious one-woman show starring jazz vocalist Alexis Cole as she reflects on her experience as a soldier during Army basic training. Cole reports back from the front lines and sings iconic, World War II-era pop standards from composers like Arthur Schwartz, Johnny Mercer, Irving Berlin and Frank Loesser. CDs are available for sale after the show
In partnership with SAGEvets & Voices From War