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Virginia War Memorial is teaming up with the American Legion to collect and properly dispose of old, worn and soiled American flags.
The Virginia War Memorial will host The Art of War – a unique two-week long exhibit that will showcase military art and work of military veteran artists – from October 13-27, 2017.
The event will include military art in a wide variety of styles and forms – from live theater to photography to sculpture and painting and even tattoos. All of the events are part of Culture Work’s RVA artoberVA celebration.
For more information and to register for some of the events, go to www.vawarmemorial.org/artofwar.
The 61st Commonwealth’s Memorial Day Ceremony will be held, Monday, May 29, 2017 at 10 a.m. Major General Timothy P. Williams, the Adjutant General of Virginia, will deliver the keynote address. Program participants will include Virginia Delegate Richard Anderson, chairman of the Virginia War Memorial Board; Al Hillman, Commander, American Legion 11th District; and Dr. Clay Mountcastle, Virginia War Memorial Director.
The public is also invited to a free concert of patriotic music to be performed by the Thomas Jefferson Alumni Cadet Corps and Friends Band at 2 p.m. in the Shrine of Memory.
Honor and remember a deceased military veteran with a memorial flag at the 6th Annual Virginia War Memorial/Priority Automotive 5K Run/Walk to Remember on Saturday, April 22.
The Virginia War Memorial will present a panel discussion entitled, “Art As Healing”, focusing on how involvement in the arts can provide therapy to the men and women who serve in the military.
The program will be held Tuesday, April 4 from 3-5 p.m.
The Virginia War Memorial will commemorate Women’s History Month with a special program focusing on the critical role women have played in the United States Armed Forces and their contributions to our Nation’s defense.
The program will be presented this Saturday, March 25 from 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Virginia will commemorate K-9 Veterans Day on Saturday, March 11 from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond.
The Virginia War Memorial will commemorate Black History Month with a special program, “A Tribute to Veterans of Color,” Saturday, February 25 at 10 a.m.
Guest speaker will be Captain Howard L. Baugh, President of the Howard Baugh Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen in Petersburg, Va.
Registration is now open for the 6th Annual Virginia War Memorial/ Priority Automotive 5K Run/Walk To Remember coming up on Saturday, April 22.
Virginia War Memorial’s popular Artifacts Roadshow returns Saturday, January 28th along with the Memorial’s first Military History Book Sale.