WWII Memorial

Special Event Notice
June 10, 2013
Contact:Public Relations
703-533-1155 • 800-222-2294
FAX 703-931-4208

A Memorial Comes to Life Photography Exhibition Opens at the Women’s Memorial

Acclaimed photographer Stephen R. Brown has brought the World War II Memorial to the Women In Military Service For America Memorial with his photography exhibition WWII Memorial: A Memorial Comes to Life. Featuring more than 90 images of the WWII Memorial and the men and women it memorializes, the exhibit includes rare images of the memorial’s construction, its monumental features, as well as glimpses of its 24/7 activities. Sponsored by the Friends of the National World War II Memorial and the Women’s Memorial Foundation, WWII Memorial: A Memorial Comes to Life runs from June 12 through the end of the year and is free and open to the public.

The public is invited to the exhibition’s opening on June 12, 2013, from 6-8 p.m. at the Women’s Memorial. Photographer Brown will be on hand for this first-look at the exhibition and to sign copies of his book WWII Memorial: Jewel of the Mall. Refreshments will be served. Guests are asked to RSVP with name and number of guests tojane@srbphoto.com.

For more information, call 703-533-1155 or 800-222-2294. The Women’s Memorial, located at the gateway to Arlington National Cemetery, is readily accessible by Metro (Blue Line) and paid parking is available. The Women In Military Service For America Memorial is the nation’s only major memorial honoring all servicewomen, past and present. Featuring an exhibit gallery, theater and Register of women who have served, the Memorial is open to the public, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily.