The National Museum of the United States Army opened to the public on June 14, 2021 and covers over 245 years of history within its galleries. This talk will look at the different approaches in telling the Army’s story within the museum’s exhibits, focusing on specific artifacts, soldier stories, historic content, and technology to illustrate the complexity of war.
Battle for Realism: The Challenges of Exhibiting War
A talk and discussion with Paul Morando, Chief of Exhibits of the National Museum of the United States Army, Fort Belvoir, VA
Moderators: Professor Eric A. Ivison and Adjunct Assistant Professor Joseph Frusci
Friday 18 November, @ 2:00 – 3:30 pm on Zoom:
Please join the College of Staten Island for this fascinating talk and discussion on Zoom. Please register prior to the start of the event to ensure you arrive before the lecture starts.
About the Speaker: Paul Morando holds a MA History from the College of Staten Island CUNY. He began his career in the Army Museum program in 2003 as director of the Harbor Defense Museum at Fort Hamilton, NY, and has since served as director of the Casemate Museum at Fort Monroe, VA (2007) and director of the Quartermaster Museum at Fort Lee, VA (2011). In 2017 he became the Chief of Exhibits of the National Museum of the United States Army.
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