Museums

Vietnam War ‘Summit’ at LBJ Library

April 20, 2016

The LBJ President Library and the University of Texas at Austin are hosting what they're calling "The Vietnam War Summit " April 26-28. This "summit" will feature appearances by some big names in the Vietnam War…

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New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle, PA

November 6, 2015

To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the start of U.S. combat operations in the Vietnam War, the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center at the Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, will open a new…

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‘Reporting Vietnam’ Exhibit to Open in D.C.’s Newseum

May 20, 2015

"Reporting Vietnam , " a multimedia exhibit showcasing how journalists covered the Vietnam War, opens May 22 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. The extensive exhibit, held in conjunction with the 50th anniversary commemorations of…

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1968: The Exhibit in Philadelphia

July 3, 2013

The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia's current special exhibit is called, fittingly enough, "The 1968 Exhibit." It focuses on that pivotal year in U.S. history when the war in Vietnam was at its height and…

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'The Animal Called POW' Museum Exhibit

March 9, 2012

  It sometimes seems as though the only stories you hear about Vietnam War POWs are those involving American pilots who were shot down over North Vietnam and held prisoner in the infamous Hanoi Hilton.…

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Marine Air Art from WWII to Today

January 15, 2012

"Fly Marines! The Centennial of Marine Corps Aviation: 1912-2012" is the name of a new exhibit that opened on January 14 at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum . The exhibit is made up…

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New Exhibit on VN War Helicopters in Birmingham

April 27, 2011

The latest special exhibit at the Southern Museum of Flight in Birmingham, Alabama, is The Vietnam War Helicopters Exhibit and Diorama, which opened on April 21. The Museum of Flight works to investigate, preserve, and promote southern…

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The Vietnam Experience Exhibit in Petaluma

September 29, 2010

The newest exhibit at the Petaluma Historical Museum in California, “The Vietnam Experience, A Soldier’s Story, ” opened September 26 and will run through November 28th. The exhibition includes Vietnam War artifacts, photographs, and documents…

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Modern Art: VNese Perspectives on the Helicopter War

August 21, 2010

The artist Dinh Q. Lê was born in Vietnam at the height of the American war there, in 1968.  He came to this country with his family ten years later; today he is an accomplished…

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Photos of the Names on The Wall

September 22, 2009

Last week the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund announced a national call for photographs of the more than 58, 000 men and women whose names are on The Wall in Washington. The photos will be featured…

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