Museum Announcements

Museum Announcements

Museum Founder and Director answers <em>The Boston Globe’s</em> questions about Dunkirk

Museum Founder and Director answers The Boston Globe’s questions about Dunkirk

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

<em>The Boston Globe</em> says that at the Museum, World War II “feels all too real.”

The Boston Globe says that at the Museum, World War II “feels all too real.”

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

The Museum continues to benefit from a $100K for 100 Cummings Foundation grant

The Museum continues to benefit from a $100K for 100 Cummings Foundation grant

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

Anne Frank’s Copy of <em>Grimm’s Fairy Tales</em>, Signed by Her

Anne Frank’s Copy of Grimm’s Fairy Tales, Signed by Her

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.
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Seventh Grade Student from Natick, Massachusetts, Raises $400 for Museum

Seventh Grade Student from Natick, Massachusetts, Raises $400 for Museum

Cate Mulholland, a seventh grade student at Wilson Middle School in Natick, Massachusetts, raised $400 at her school to benefit the Museum. Read More

Museum Awarded Grant From the Foundation for MetroWest to Teachers and Curriculum Development

Museum Awarded Grant From the Foundation for MetroWest to Teachers and Curriculum Development

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.
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Malcolm Rogers, Former Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Joins the Board of Trustees

Malcolm Rogers, Former Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Joins the Board of Trustees

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.

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Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation Award the Museum a Grant to Support Expansion of Professional Development Institute for Teachers

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.

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Museum Awarded Major Grant from State of Massachusetts

Museum Awarded Major Grant from State of Massachusetts

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