Saturday, Nov 23rd , 2019

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm


The event is free and open to the public


Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
4079 Albany Post Rd
Hyde Park, NY 12538

This celebration of veterans and the arts illustrates how arts heal, express emotions, and open doors to restorative communication.

This year’s Showcase will feature a gallery of painting, sculpture and photography by veteran artists and their families, a performance by the ‘Warwick Valley Wire Choir Orchestra’, a youth string orchestra led by Elissa Maynard, a writing workshop by ‘Warrior Writers’, danceable rock and roll by veteran musician Larry Neumann’s band, ‘Jerry The Bulldog’, a talk by Jane Strong about ‘The Equus Effect’, where interaction with horses helps veterans navigate the journey home.

Saturday Novemer 23rd from 6:30pm - 8pm A powerful documentary, ‘Why Can’t We Serve’ about disabled veterans and the ongoing crisis of veteran suicide, followed by a Q & A with blind Air Force vet Marty Klein, who wrote and directed the film.

For a more detailed schedule of events please check