How would you depict that concept on a 6” x 6” canvas?
America’s National Churchill Museum at Westminster College, together with every school district in Callaway County, Missouri, is planning a community art project to explore the idea.
When Sir Winston Churchill delivered his historic address at Westminster College on March 5, 1946, he coined the phrase “special relationship” referring to the alliance between Great Britain and the United States.
L-R: Stephen Sowards, Jennie Churchill, Laurence Geller. Photograph by Jonathan Shelgosh
Members of the International Churchill Society gathered aboard the RMS Queen Mary on December 8th to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the ship’s arrival in Long Beach, California with the opening of a new exhibit. “Their Finest Hours: Winston Churchill and the Queen Mary” was officially dedicated by Sir Winston’s great-granddaughter Jennie Churchill and International Churchill Society Chairman Laurence Geller. Watch a short video of the highlights.
A new exhibit, “From Swords to Plowshares: Trench Art from the Great War,” features more than 110 objects crafted by soldiers and artists from artillery shells, bullets, shrapnel, aircraft parts, currency, and other miscellaneous objects. Called “trench art,” the objects have been transformed into vases, elaborate lamps, cigarette lighters, and ashtrays as well as other artistic works. Folk art designs with elaborate engraving and repoussé work have been incorporated into the works. Read More >
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Churchill was delighted when a little girl surprised him with flowers one day in Italy. Gratefully moving his cane aside, he gave her a kiss on the cheek. Missing his own family, and beset with troubles, he truly loved this moment. I guess we’ll never know the little chap behind the bouquet. … See MoreSee Less
The International Churchill Society (ICS), founded in 1968 shortly after Churchill's death, is the world’s preeminent member organisation dedicated to preserving the historic legacy of Sir Winston Churchill.
At a time when leadership is challenged at every turn, that legacy looms larger and remains more relevant than ever.