There’s still time to register for free Veterans and the Arts Initiative workshops and events that are open to Veterans, Servicemembers, military family members, and military caregivers. With many great options to choose from—we hope you’ll consider joining us this spring!
Explore your creativity in these fun sessions:
- Graphic Arts–Exploration of Hands-On Arts Practices (3/19 and 3/26): learn relief printing and hand papermaking from clothes. Led by Patrick Sargent, a USAF Veteran and adjunct faculty member in George Mason University’s School of Art.
- Ukulele Workshop Series, Level 1 and Level 2 (4/4-5/9): open to musicians of all skill levels. Led by Glen McCarthy.
- Observing The World Through A Lens: Photography Workshop Series for Women Veterans (4/19-5/3): capture the everyday beauty of your natural surroundings. Led by Laura Hatcher, a Navy Veteran and fulltime professional photographer.
The Hylton Center and Prince William Public Libraries are teaming up again to provide the following Veterans and the Arts Initiative workshop in our community:
- Basic Landscape Photography Using A Smartphone (5/22 and 5/24)
Chinn Park Library, Woodbridge
Be sure to also mark your calendars for May 13 when CAMMO Voices joins with George Mason University’s Veterans and the Arts Initiative to present an epic concert that honors our Servicemembers and families. This evening-length celebration includes the world-renowned Voices of Service and American Military Spouses Choir, Tommy Stanley, Donnie Isaacs, and @Eaze. The emcee for the evening is standup comedian and combat-wounded Army Veteran Dewayne White. Feel the healing power of music infused with a message of hope and community in this uplifting performance.
This performance is FREE for Veterans and Servicemembers with ID. (Up to two tickets each can be claimed in person at the Hylton Center Ticket Office.)
Learn more about spring 2023 Veterans and the Arts Initiative workshops and events.