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Ongoing Events and Temporary Exhibits at the Museum
War and Peace Tintypes Show
Melissa Cacciola photographed fifteen men and nine women of various backgrounds, ages, and roles in the armed forces in uniform and civilian attire in an exploration of war, identity, and what serving in the armed forces means.
On display through December 1, 2014 on the Second Deck
“Weapon's Platoon: A Marine's Life in Afghanistan”
This photographic exhibit by Stephen Dupont, opens at the National Museum of the Marine Corps on April 4, 2012. The series of 35 photographs is a portrait of the Marine platoon Dupont was embedded with in the Spring of 2009.
 


CALENDAR OF EVENTS
November 2014
Sunday, November 30 Special Musical Performance — The Spotlighters
The Spotlighters, a traveling performance ensemble for The Spotsylvanians Community Chorus, will perform a selection of patriotic and holiday songs.
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm,  NMMC Leatherneck Gallery   


December 2014
Saturday, December 6 Family Day — Christmas
Santa and Mrs. Claus make their journey from the North Pole so they can visit with the children.
12:00pm - 3:00pm,  NMMC Leatherneck Gallery   
Wednesday, December 10 Family Day — Christmas
Jingle Bells, Season's Greetings and Winter Wonderland. Bring your children to the Museum so they can spend an afternoon with Santa and Mrs. Claus.
3:00pm - 5:00pm,  NMMC Leatherneck Gallery   
Thursday, December 11 Special Event — "The President's Own" Marine Chamber Orchestra Holiday Concert
The Marine Chamber Orchestra, part of America's oldest continuously active professional musical organization "The President's Own," will perform their holiday concert in Leatherneck Gallery at the National Museum of the Marine Corps. The Museum galleries and Devil Dog Diner will stay open until the start of the concert. Food and drinks will be available for purchase during the concert. For more information, contact the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation at 703.649.2350.

7:30 pm
Sunday, December 14 Special Music Performance — Woodbridge Community Choir
Woodbridge Community Choir will perform holiday and patriotic selections.
1:30pm - 3:00pm, Leatherneck Gallery 


January 2015
Saturday, January 10 Family Day — Revolutionary War
Young people will enjoy crafts and historical information as they learn about the Marines' roll in the Revolutionary War.
12:00 pm - 3:00pm   NMMC Leatherneck Gallery/Classroom       


February 2015
Saturday, February 7 Family Day — Civil War
Young visitors make crafts, try on uniforms and more as they learn about the Marines' role in the Civil War. filled with Toys for Tots.
12:00pm - 3:00pm,   NMMC Leatherneck Gallery/Classroom


All Family Programs Are Free Of Charge
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Triangle, VA 22172
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