- Editing and subtitling of the filmed interviews (filmed in January 2017) for use in schools, integration into the web documentary, the virtual museum and later in the Museum
- Improving the website: use the services of a professional Webmaster to facilitate the creation of articles and communication via our website;
- Development of the free audio-guide Villefranche-sur-Mer and the U.S. Sixth Fleet:
- Production of a paper-based publicity document, a flyer,
- Addition of an additional language for Italian visitors, with the assistance of a tour guide,
- Links with other thematic tours of Villefranche which will be completed in the first quarter of 2021 in partnership with our partners Inspiring Côte d’Azur and the ASPMV;
- Creation of a guided tour telling the story of the American presence in Villefranche-sur-Mer and the Côte d’Azur, in partnership with Inspiring Côte d’Azur.
- Participation in the Floral Naval Battle in partnership with the Boatmen Association of Villefranche-sur-Mer;
- 4th of July U.S. Independence Day: Organization in partnership with the Municipality of Villefranche-sur-Mer;
- Welcoming veterans of the Sixth Fleet and their families visiting Villefranche.
- Project to create a video game based on the story of the American presence in the Mediterranean;
- A multidisciplinary project intended for schools with 9th Grade classes as part of the History Program on the topic of the Cold War:
- Creation of a treasure hunt,
- Screening of films and interviews,
- Provision of the travelling exhibition,
- Encounters with veterans and their families.
- Involvement with Primary Schools: “Museum in School” in partnership with the DAAC (Academy Delegation on Arts Education and Cultural Action) for the 2021-2022 school year (This project, planned for 2020, was unfeasible due to the health crisis):
- Provision of heritage documents and objects to enable students to take ownership of local history in relation to the American presence on the Côte d’Azur;
- Support the creation and installation of an on-site temporary exhibition made by students.
- Development of the scientific and cultural dimensions of the future Museum dedicated to the history of the American presence on the Côte d’Azur:
- The establishment of a steering committee for the theoretical scientific studies phase is required to move the museum project forward. It will draw up an operating assessment for the museum and set out a series of objectives to be achieved as part of the implementation of this project.
- The scientific program for the collections is a study of the various objects which will be on display in the future Museum. This involves a heavy workload of inventory, documentation of objects, selection and specifications for putting them on display according to criteria defined by the desire for their proper conservation (light, climate, etc.).
- Adding to the digital archive which can be used in the Museum space and in the Web documentary, the virtual Museum and the publication of future works;
- – Inauguration of a permanent exhibition space aboard the USS Salem floating Museum in Quincy, Massachusetts in the United States with the perspective and aim of twinning both Museums;
- Establishment of a second Association, based in the State of Massachusetts in the United States, the aim of which is to pass on the story of the American presence in Villefranche-sur-Mer via the naval Museums and Veterans Associations of the 6th Fleet (this project, planned for 2020, was unfeasible due to the health crisis and the travel restrictions between France and the United States).
- Participation in events related to the US Navy on the Côte d’Azur including:
- AGM of the US Navy League French Riviera Monaco,
- Memorial Day at the Rhone American cemetery of Draguignan,
- Commemorations of the Landings in Provence (Théoule, Draguignan),
- Meetings of the Franco-American navies in Grasse,
- Visits to US Navy ships in partnership with the US Navy League.
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