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Behind the Canvas: The Defining Day with Artist-in-Residence Peter Waddell and Tom Long
June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT$5 – $10
On the 79th anniversary of D-Day, join Artist-in-Residence Peter Waddell and Professor Tom Long (George Washington University and Director of The Albert H Small Normandy Institute and former U.S. Navy Lieutenant) to hear about the battle that saved civilization. View a close-up of a magnum opus entitled, “The Defining Day” commissioned by Albert Small. Through Peter’s meticulously detailed images in this painting, see the full scope of the invasion of the Normandy beaches at one moment: 9:30 on the morning of June 6, 1944. Hear stories of individual heroism on the extraordinary planning and invention that made the day a victory.