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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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.

The Honeycomb Project Print-Making Thank You Cards for Veterans


Visit the National Veterans Art Museum after-hours to explore the exhibits and learn more about the experience of serving for our country. We'll create block-print cards to bring cheer to veterans receiving treatment at Jesse Brown VA Hospital.

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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