Artsmeet National Event Calendar

Arts Events from Across America

Below are our events from arts organizations nation-wide. Search for an event in your area or login to the website and add your organization's event. There is no cost to get the word out about your event.

Use the sub-navigation to your left to search for Americans For the Arts Events, Upcoming Webinars and On-demand Webinars.

Veterans Day Celebration at the American Folk Art Museum

Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 12:00pm

American Folk Art museum
Event Description

Hosted by Warrior Writers and the American Folk Art Museum

Join the American Folk Art Museum in celebrating Veterans Day! From noon to 7:00 PM, we will offer free, guided tours of the War and Pieced exhibition, an afternoon film screening of the 1964 classic film Zulu starring young Michael Caine (138 minutes), and hands-on activities for all ages. At 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM, art historian Jacqueline Atkins will discuss the relationship between quilts and propaganda, and at 5:00 PM, Warrior Writers—a community of military veterans, service members, artists, and allies who reflect on and express the veteran experience—will perform poetry readings. Refreshments and snacks will be served throughout the day.

1:00–2:00 PM: Critical Walkthrough: Jacqueline Atkins on Quilts as Propaganda (RSVP Required, Limited to 20 individuals)

2:00–4:15 PM: Film Screening of Zulu

4:00–5:00 PM: Critical Walkthrough: Jacqueline Atkins on Quilts as Propaganda (RSVP Required, Limited to 20 individuals)

5:00–6:30 PM: Poetry Reading by Warrior Writers (RSVP Required, Seating is limited)

 

Cost

Free with RSVP at www.eventbrite.com/e/veterans-day-celebration-at-the-american-folk-art-museum-tickets-36162109844
Location

American Folk Art museum
2 Lincoln Square Columbus Avenue at 66th St.
10023 New York, NY
United States
Other Dates For This Event

View all dates
Contact Event Organizer

Phone: 
212-595-9533