July 21, 2017
4 questions about ‘Dunkirk’
The movie “Dunkirk,” which opens on Friday, chronicles the epic 1940 evacuation from the French coast of more than 330,000 British and other Allied troops as German forces closed in on all sides. Metro Minute asked Kenneth Rendell, founder and director of the International Museum of World War II in Natick, to reflect on the significance of the operation, known as Operation Dynamo Read More
June 05, 2017
At Natick museum, World War II feels all too real
“It is not the Sherman tank, nor the mannequin of Hitler dressed in his actual brownshirt uniform, nor the chess board that concentration camp inmates made from rye bread that pops up over and over in student feedback forms about their visit to The International Museum of World War II in Natick.” Read More
June 01, 2017
We are a proud grantee of Cummings Foundation, whose support is helping us to grow our educational programming which is reaching thousands of students every year. Read More
April 06, 2017
This evocative piece, a 1925 German edition of Grimm’s Fairy Tales (Aus Grimms Märchen), signed on the title page by Anne Frank, was acquired by the Museum at an auction in New York City in May. Anne signs her name and her sister’s name, “Anne Frank en Margo Frank,” in the upper right portion.
March 31, 2017
Cate Mulholland, a seventh grade student at Wilson Middle School in Natick, Massachusetts, raised $400 at her school to benefit the Museum. Read More
December 18, 2016
We are pleased to announce that The International Museum of World War II was awarded a $10,000 grant from the Foundation for MetroWest in support of new education initiatives.
November 15, 2016
We are delighted to announce that Malcolm Rogers, who recently retired as the Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is joining the Board of Trustees at The International Museum of World War II.
October 03, 2016
Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation Award the Museum a Grant to Support Expansion of Professional Development Institute for Teachers
We are pleased to announce that the Middlesex Charitable Foundation has awarded the Museum a grant of $15,000 to support the expansion of a fully subsidized professional development institute for teachers.
May 12, 2016
We are pleased and proud to announce that this significant, highly sought after and thoroughly vetted capital grant was awarded to the Museum of World War II by the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund. Read More