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Appleton Museum of Art to Honor Veterans and Active-Duty Military on Nov. 18
November 18 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, will host a special event, “Honoring Your Service: The Appleton Salutes Veterans,” on Sunday, Nov. 18, noon-5 p.m.
Join us in a celebration honoring those who bravely served, or are now serving, our country. This event is free for Appleton members, CF students, active-duty military and veterans (all with valid ID), and is included with admission fee for nonmembers.
In the Galleries, noon-5 p.m.
See an exhibition of vintage military prints from our permanent collection, as well as other special military-inspired displays, including a prisoner of war/missing in action table. A map, available at the Visitor Services desk, will guide guests to other military-themed works of art on display throughout the galleries.
In the Art Lab, noon-5 p.m.
Join us for a special art-making activity that is appropriate for all ages and abilities.
In the Auditorium, 2 p.m.
Brooke King, U.S. Army veteran, professor, poet, author
From the American Revolution to the current conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, veteran Brooke King will discuss the often unnoticed gallantry and courage of American women on the battlefield. She will discuss and read from her anthology titled, “It’s My Country Too: Women’s Military Stories from the American Revolution to Afghanistan.” A video of oral histories from local veterans and a presentation on famous veterans will play before and after the 2 p.m. talk.