To bridge the gap between the perception and the reality of combat, the National Veterans Art Museum offers a place where all can experience combat inspired art. NVAM provides both a physical and emotional space for veterans and civilians of all ages to come gain a new appreciation for how the split-second decisions made in combat can impact a lifetime.


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PERFORMING ARTISTS CALL: The National Veterans Art Museum Triennial Performance Lab

Application Deadline: March 23rd, 2019

Proposals from veteran performing artists on the theme of “Reparations” will be accepted for participation the Veteran Art Summit, to be held in Chicago, Illinois May 2 - May 5, 2019. The Veteran Art Summit will kick off the first-ever National Veterans Art Museum Triennial, which runs through July 29.

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10/6/2018 - 4/22/2019

Original Warrior: A group exhibit of artwork created by and about Native American Veterans. The National Veterans Art Museum is excited to announce Original Warrior, our new exhibition which explores the complex...

Quilts of Valor Monthly Sew-In


Join the Chicago Chapter of Quilts of Valor to for their monthly sew, every Third Saturday, at The National Veterans Art Museum! The mission of the Quilts of Valor Foundation is to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor.

Human Library Chicago Human Library at NVAM


Human Library Chicago is happy to be partnering with National Veterans Art Museum for their fourth annual event! This event is free and open to the public. View the current exhibition and “check out a book” while you are here!




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