Events Calendar

For more information about upcoming public programs and events call
Cliff Laube at (845) 486-7745 or email clifford.laube@nara.gov.

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Gifts Exhibit

Friday, April 24, 2015

Opening Reception & Exhibit Preview:
"The Spirit of the Gift:
Gifts of State and Affection"

Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 7:00 p.m.

The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will open a special exhibition, "The Spirit of the Gift: Gifts of State and Affection," with a public reception and exhibit preview on Friday, April 24, 2015. The reception will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Henry A. Wallace Center, followed by an exhibit preview in the William J. vanden Heuvel Gallery in the Library and Museum. 

"The Spirit of the Gift: Gifts of State and Affection" is scheduled to run from April 25 through December 31, 2015. 

Free public event. For information call (845) 486-7745.

 

Walsh Book

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Author Talk and Signing:
Kenneth T. Walsh

Celebrity in Chief:
A History of the Presidents
and the Culture of Stardom
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 7:00 p.m.

The FDR Presidential Library will host an author talk and signing at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 with Chief White House Correspondent for U.S. News & World Report Kenneth T. Walsh, author of Celebrity in Chief: A History of the Presidents and the Culture of StardomCopies of the book will be available for sale after the talk.

Free public event. For information call (845) 486-7745.

 

M. Raisch Sings
USO Show

Military Displays Event
World War II Military Displays

Rose Garden
Rose Garden Ceremony

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND EVENTS

USO Show
Friday, May 22, 2015
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 7:00 p.m.

An evening of WWII-era entertainment will transport visitors back to the Roosevelt days as the FDR Presidential Library hosts a USO Show on Friday, May 22, 2015. Attendees will enjoy an evening of comedy and entertainment, historic film footage, and music from the 1940s.

Free public event. For information call (845) 486-7745.

World War II Military Displays
Saturday, May 23, 2014 - Sunday May 24, 2015
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center 
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

On Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24, 2015 the lawn in front of the FDR Presidential Library will take on the appearance of a World War II encampment. Period military vehicles of all sizes and soldiers in battle dress will be on hand to share their love of history with World War II enthusiasts, families, teachers, and students.

Free public event. For information call (845) 486-7745.

Graveside Memorial Service
Monday, May 25, 2015
Location: Rose Garden, Home of FDR National Historic Site
Time: 1:30 p.m.

On Memorial Day, May 25, 2015 the National Park Service will host a graveside memorial service at 1:30 p.m. in the Rose Garden at the Home of FDR National Historic Site.

Free public event. For information call (845) 229-6214.

 

 

 
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