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The Education Department at the Virginia War Memorial harnesses the power of storytelling, artifacts, and firsthand accounts to bring history to life. Programs are designed to educate and enrich learners of all ages and experiences. Unique interactive events feature veterans, historians, artifacts, uniforms, documents, and more, from the American Revolution to the present. Both field trips and distance learning are available to serve teachers and students throughout the Commonwealth.

Contact our Education Staff:

education@vawarmemorial.org

Jim Triesler
Director of Education
james.triesler@dvs.virginia.gov

Morgan Guyer
Assistant Director of Education
morgan.guyer@dvs.virginia.gov

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LIVESTREAMS

"Learn from the Home Front" with the Virginia War Memorial's upcoming livestream programs!

Mighty Pen Project

THE MIGHTY PEN

Become a part of history by learning how to preserve your own. The Mighty Pen Project is a free writing class for veterans and those touched by their service, helping create, preserve, share, and honor their stories.

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RESOURCES AND ACTIVITIES

Discover educational resources and activities for all ages.

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SCHOOLS AND TEACHERS

The Virginia War Memorial is proud to offer a variety of programs targeted towards Virginia’s teachers and students.

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CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

In addition to our traditional educational programs for teachers and students, we offer a variety of chances for children and parents of all ages to learn and have fun at the Memorial!

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ADULTS

We believe in the importance of lifelong learning, and have a variety of programs targeted towards adults who want to learn more about our history and honoring those who have sacrificed.