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Archive
The Museum archive offers students and scholars an opportunity to explore, research, and examine material and objects in our holdings for historical and academic purposes. For more information or to set up a meeting for further consultation please contact us at regimesmuseum@gmail.com.

Documentaries and Media Productions
The Museum produces and screens documentaries and short films to help bring rare and exclusive stories and interviews to the public. This project was launched with the May 2015 screening of our collaborative film Schwarz Weiss. Since making professional documentary films is an expensive and resource consuming process, supporting our media and cinematic documentary production program is another way of helping us share our educational and artistic media projects with the world.To support and find out more about our cinematic productions, please contact us at regimesmuseum@gmail.com.

Donate
Museums thrive off of the community they serve. To help us with our projects, goals, and to better serve the community, we seek enthusiastic volunteers and donations including but not limited to financial contributions, storage, preservation, and display materials as well as artifacts, historical documents, and oral histories. Donations of these types, regardless of volume, size, or amount, are all indispensable and greatly needed in order to find a permanent home, support the Museum’s mission, and make our holdings accessible to the public. Your participation in our endeavor also helps us serve veterans and our community.  Your generous donations of time, money, artifacts and / or preservation material makes you a part of our story and contributes to the legacy of the Regimes Museum. To commemorate those who have gone above and beyond, we offer a variety of ways to show you our appreciation for your generosity. If you wish to learn more and become a part of our history, please contact us at regimesmuseum@gmail.com.

Educational Opportunities
The Regimes Museum strives to serve scholars, professors, teachers, students, and the community as a whole by providing, among exhibitions and other programs, curricula for use in academic settings for students and teachers. To make the study of the phenomenon of tyranny and dictatorship and topics surrounding this theme easier for students of history, we have and continue to develop learning material for use in the classroom. Curriculum can include topics such as the interactions and relations between regimes and their neighbors in the local international community as well as internal issues and topics as well. If you wish to contribute curriculum or would like to volunteer in our education program, please contact us at regimesmuseum@gmail.com.

Events
Regimes Museum events come in many forms and are public as well as private. To date, there is no museum that focuses on the phenomenon of repressive regimes as a whole. Therefore, the Regimes Museum offers experiences and insights not available elsewhere. Events consist of either one or a combination of the following: traveling exhibitions, talks, and screenings of documentaries as well as dinners, displays, galas, veteran support events, and fundraisers.
Exhibits
The main Museum exhibition focuses on seven dictatorships, where the everyday life of ordinary citizens, the state apparatus, personalities, and the military and associated conflicts make up the central topics for each regime. The exhibits are designed to give visitors a well rounded perspective on the reality of life under dictatorships across a diverse cultural spectrum. Visiting and collaborative exhibits offer visitors the opportunity to explore regimes not discussed in the permanent collection or to focus on specific aspects of totalitarianism.

Internship opportunities
The Regimes Museum offers internship opportunities to university students to expand their horizons by helping the team with its core programming and educational mission. Joining us through our internship program can enrich your academic pursuits and expose you to the type of work typical for a museum, including archival research and cataloging, promoting academic research, publishing work on our blog and in the R.M. Journal, setting up or assisting with the development of exhibitions, events, and programs, as well as participating in other projects listed here. While internships can be tailored towards certain goals, interested individuals will be tasked with completing a project (emphasis may vary depending on your field of interest) that will be shared either through our blog or other public platforms. Please contact regimesmuseum@gmail.com to find out more about our internship program.

Oral History Project (R.M. Sessions)
The Regimes Museum Oral History Project, also known as the Regimes Museum Sessions program, strives to preserve the reality of what life was like for individuals and/or families who lived under or fought against a repressive authoritarian dictatorship. We believe that in order to capture a piece of the reality, preserving, recording, and sharing first hand accounts with scholars, history researchers, and the public is a powerful method of keeping the memory of these detrimental yet significant historical events alive. We wish to save not only artifacts but also personal histories so that future generations can gain a better comprehension of the past that so fundamentally affects the world of today. If you want to learn more, share your story, or wish to volunteer to promote this program, please contact us at regimesmuseum@gmail.com.

Publications
The Regimes Museum, as well as Museum supporters, historians, and team members publish scholarship, research material, and other educational resources to advance the core study of tyranny, dictatorship, conflict, and warfare including other historical topics in general. To view a selection of publications contributed by our team, please visit the sub-link or email regimesmuseum@gmail.com for more information.

Regimes Museum Journal
The R.M. Journal is a dedicated publication for academics, scholars, and students to have an opportunity to publish their research while enjoying the works of other contributors as well. The R.M. Journal is intended for professional research articles that deal with human rights issues, repressive regimes, war, and other topics related to these general fields. This publication is also open to veterans and historical eye witnesses to share their stories with the public. For more information about the R.M. Journal, please follow the banner link above or contact us at regimesmuseum@gmail.com.

Regimes Museum Press
The Regimes Museum Press, or R.M. Press, is our effort to become an in-house publisher for authors and researchers. The R.M. Press is an endeavor to bring non-fiction academic publications in the general fields of history and political science to scholars and students. This service started as an off-shoot of the R.M. Journal and aims to provide a platform for the publication and distribution of full manuscripts instead of articles. Publications are available in paperback and are sold through Amazon.com and book prices are subject to production costs. On submission, your proposal will be read by the appropriate commissioning editor at R.M. Press who will, if necessary, discuss it with colleagues and/or send it for review by one or more external advisers chosen by us for their specialist and/or market expertise. We are committed to making publishing decisions as swiftly and efficiently as possible. Having a publishing house requires editors, typesetters, designers, and a project review board among other resources. Distribution of a published manuscript is available for purchase at the Museum Store and online via Amazon.com. To expand distribution methods and marketing, designated funding would help us with our educational mission.

Regimes Museum Radio
The Regimes Museum Radio project is a pod-cast for Museum staff, historians, regime survivors, historical eye witnesses, and authors to share their research and stories with the world. In an effort to make resources available to our audience, R.M. Radio strives to explore the topics pertinent to our mission and make it easily accessible to the public. Contact us at regimesmuseum@gmail.com if you wish to participate or become a guest on our pod-cast.

Research Requests
We wish to make our holdings accessible to scholars and students to promote research and support the Museum’s mission. Contact us to inquire about materials we have in our holdings or to set up an appointment for further consultation, regimesmuseum@gmail.com.

Veterans Support Project
In an effort to show our support to local veterans for their service, the Veterans Support Project aims to make life a little easier for our servicemen who reside in local hospitals and assisted living institutions. If you wish to get involved or would like to donate items to be sent to veteran’s homes and hospitals in Orange County, please contact us at regimesmuseum@gmail.com.


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