Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Talk: Dr. Daniel Way, “How the B-29 Ended World War II and Saved a Million Lives”

To be rescheduled.

Dan‘s father, Donald Way, served in the 949th Aviation Engineers Company of the 20th Air Force under General Curtis LeMay from July 1942 to November 1945. Dan’s talk will include photos and bombing maps Donald’s unit made for the navigators and bombardiers of the B-29s, including the attack on Hiroshima.


Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Talk by author Kathryn Atwood:
Little known Women Heroes of WWII

To be rescheduled.

Kathryn will share stories of espionage, sabotage, resistance, and rescue from her book, Women Heroes of WWII. 


Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Film screening & discussion:
The Life and Times of Rosie The Riveter (1980)

To be rescheduled.

A film directed by Connie Field.

This  documentary film, directed by Connie Field, reveals the real life stories of women who went o work during WWII.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Painting with Patrice

6 – 8 pm
At the Chapman Museum

Join the Chapman Museum as we welcome back Patrice. During this class Patrice will use Georgia O’Keeffe’s painting, “Red Poppy” from 1927 as an inspiration for our work. Everyone will go home with their own painting.

$25 for non members of the Chapman Museum

$20 for Members of the Chapman Museum

Sunday, August 9, 2020

A WWII Radio Broadcast Program by Gary Ferris
“Until It’s Over, Over There”

3 pm

Join us for an afternoon of exhibits and programs at The Hyde Collection from noon until 4 pm.  At 3 pm, Gary Ferris and others will present a program in celebration of Victory over Japan Day (August 14th); included will be period radio broadcasts and musical elements.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Talk by film historian, Audrey Kupferberg
How Hollywood Fought WWII

7 – 8:30 pm
At the Chapman Museum

Using clips from combat films,  patriotic musical revues, U.S. Government propaganda films, and heart-warming tales of small-town American life, Audrey will share how Hollywood movies showed American audiences how to win the war .

Thursday, December 31, 2020

Self Guided Walking Tour of Glens Falls

This is an ongoing event.

Below is a link to the Warren County NY History and Culture Mapper. Here you can find historic walking tours from the Chapman Museum, national register sites, cemeteries, and more within Warren County.

Walking Tour