Past

Special Events
The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
August 1, 2019

The Wende Museum of the Cold War, in partnership with the UCLA Alumni Silicon Beach Network, invites you to a reception and screening of acclaimed filmmaker Miloš Forman's 1967 comedy The Firemen's Ball.

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The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
July 28, 2019

Join us on Sunday, July 28th, as we enjoy a special Family Day at the Wende: Try your hand at being a secret agent with fun spy-themed activities for kids, as well as a spotlight talk for all ages on the history of espionage in the Cold War.  

Special Events
The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
July 7, 2019

To shed light on the ways Cold War history impacted human lives, the Fiona Chalom and Joel Aronowitz Historical Witness Project has been gathering oral histories from those who lived in the Eastern Bloc during the period from 1945 to 1991.

This event will be a live interview conducted at the Wende Museum between Vladimir Paperny and Mark Valley.

 

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The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
June 30, 2019

Join us in celebrating Pride Month this Sunday, June 30th with special kid-friendly activities and a spotlight talk commemorating the history of LGBTQ activism during the Cold War. 

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The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
June 25, 2019

In conjunction with the exhibition Nonalignment and Tito in Africa, the Wende Museum presents a workshop for educators. Curators and scholars Paul Betts (Oxford University), Radina Vučetić (University of Belgrade), and Robeson Taj Frazier (USC) will offer presentations on the Nonaligned Movement and Yugoslav leader Josip Broz Tito, and invite discussion about how the themes of transnational solidarity and a “third way” beyond the Cold War’s capitalism-communism binary can be meaningfully explored with students and others today. 

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The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
June 23, 2019

Please join us to celebrate the opening of our two new exhibitions Watching Socialism: The Television Revolution in Eastern Europe and Nonalignment and Tito in Africa with refreshments, programs and tours of the exhibition! 

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The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
June 2, 2019

Explore your memories and personal stories in a new intergenerational writing workshop at the Wende. Participants from teens to seniors are invited to engage in inspiring writing exercises that will make connections between Cold War memories and present-day life. 

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The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
June 2, 2019

Join us for a reception and performance to celebrate the closing of our current exhibitions. 

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The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
March 26, 2019 - May 26, 2019

Please join us at an upcoming neighborhood-engagement gathering to help shape a community-led vision for the parcel next door. What would you like to see there? How might we best activate 10858 Culver Boulevard for the benefit of our Culver City community?  

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The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
May 26, 2019

Join us for special kid-friendly activities on the theme of sports diplomacy all day on Sunday, May 26. 

Special guests Hertha BSC Berlin - one of Berlin's leading soccer teams - will join in the fun from 3:30 to 5. Guests of all ages will have a chance to interact with the team as part of their U.S. tour spreading the message "Berlin tears down walls!," in honor of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. 

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The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
May 4, 2019

Music at the Wende: SASSAS’ sound. concert series presents the premiere of Carmina Escobar’s The Fundamental Impermanence of All Things

3 p.m.: Museum tour and reception
4 p.m.: Concert 

 

RSVPs open April 8, 2019, at 10 a.m.

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The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
April 28, 2019

Join us for special kid-friendly activities all day on Sunday, April 28. Program materials and supplies are free! 

Special Events
The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
April 26, 2019

Enjoy drinks and light refreshments in the Wende Sculpture Garden, plus a flash talk on "Utopian Ideas in Times of Moral Confusion" by Wende Museum Chief Curator and Director of Programming Joes Segal. 

Special Events
The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
April 5, 2019

Music at the Wende: PIANO SPHERES presents Vicki Ray: "21 Bricks." RSVPs open March 5, 2019, at 10 a.m. 

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The Wende Museum at The Armory, Culver City, California
March 31, 2019

Join us for special kid-friendly activities all day on Sunday, March 31. Program materials and supplies are free!