Turning Points Installation

We want to welcome you to our big event at the Open Book Center on Saturday, April 12th. Twelve life size steles have been constructed to represent “turning points” in our life stories as veterans. It was an awesome project … Read more

Creating Turning Points

We at Veterans in the Arts are counting on your military experience. You know how to work closely as a team to accomplish a mission. This is ours – to create objects that signify something important to ourselves. Carefully led … Read more

Veteran Art Retreat

From May 19-24, 2014 at the Villa Marie Retreat Center in Red Wing, MN. This is an extraordinary opportunity to join with 40 fellow veterans on a week long arts experience. Organized by the Red Wing Arts Association as part … Read more

Bells Ringing For Peace

In the spirit of the 1918 Armistice Bells, several veterans collaborated with sculptor Gita Ghei on a winter long project to design and cast large brass bells. They are awesome. The project was sponsored by Veterans for Peace. Come join … Read more

Heroes at the History Theater

From March 15th through April 6th, the History Theater in St Paul will be presenting two plays, adaptations from the best seller by Tim O’Brien, “The Things They Carried”, about his time in Vietnam, and “The Lonely Soldier”, Helen Benedict’s … Read more

Veterans Play Project

This is a must see performance! Inspired by stories gathered from over a hundred Minnesota military veterans, this new play tells the story of veterans and civilians living in the fictional small Midwest town of Smedley. The stories of new … Read more

Disabilities Film Festival

Need a little inspiration? Imagine four wounded Iraq veterans who decide to go all out for the ParaOlympics in Beijing. “Warrior Champions” is their story. This is just one of several feature films that will be screened over the five … Read more

Casting Bells for Peace

A special opportunity to work with bronze specialist Gita Ghei to cast a 6 inch bronze bell. This is in support of a Veterans for Peace community event in memory of the bells that were rung after WWI. There will … Read more

Military Appreciation Day

Join us at the great Minnesota State Fair on Tuesday, August 27th. Along with 70 other organizations supporting veterans, we will have a table display under the National Guard Tent on West Dan Patch Avenue. Military ID gets you in … Read more

Let’s Raise Some Dollars

We will be one of three vets groups raising funds at O’Gara’s Bar & Grill in St Paul on Thursday, July 11, 2013. Come hear the music, have a drink, and bid on a silent auction item. What monies we … Read more


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