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NEA Presents Virtual Exhibition Featuring Military Service Member and Veteran Artwork

The National Endowment for the Arts proudly presents Creative Forces: Healing the Invisible Wounds of War—an interactive exhibition of visual art, music, and performances by military service members and veterans who are current or former participants in the Creative Forces®: NEA Military Healing Arts Network. The exhibition also includes first-person accounts from the artists about their experiences with creative arts therapies and effects of these treatments on their lives. 

National Endowment for the Arts

Creative Forces joins with VA to bring healing arts to Veterans

On the heels of announcing her initiative “Art Therapy: Healing with HeART” at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida, on Oct. 18, second lady Karen Pence visited James A. Haley this week to see how the restorative power of art to active duty patients and Veterans diagnosed with traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorders, as well as their families and caregivers through Creative Forces.

Shayna Rodriguez