VET ART PROJECT UPCOMING EVENTS
Event Name Date Location Description Fee Notes
Community Outreach and Artists Orientation Workshop for the Vet Art Project Sat., Dec. 13th          10 a.m. Carol Stream Public Library      616 Hiawatha Dr
Carol Stream, IL 60188
630.653.0755
This event is an orientation for interested artists to explain how to get involved in the Vet Art Project that culminates in collaboratively created art about war for public performance or viewing. This workshop includes experiential exercises about war as well as information about the structure of the project, which will be in residence in February 2009 at the Chicago Cultural Center in the Studio Theater as part of their Incubator Series. NOTE: Artists working in all media are welcome. No fee Open to all
Soldier's Heart: An Introduction to War and the Soul Mon., Jan. 12th, 2009    7 p.m. Lake Bluff Public Library         123 E. Scranton Avenue             Lake Bluff, IL 60044 847.234.2540 Mini-workshop for veterans and community members demonstrating how war affects us, the soul wound from combat, ways to assist veterans, ourselves. War and the Soul, a book by Ed Tick, and the Vet Art Project (www.vetartproject.com) and other Chicago-area veterans projects will be discussed.
No fee Open to all
Artists Orientation Workshop for the Vet Art Project Tues., Jan 27th, 2009    7 p.m. Chicago Dramatists                1105 W. Chicago Avenue Chicago             312.633.0630 This event is an orientation for interested artists to explain how to get involved in the Vet Art Project that culminates in collaboratively created art about war for public performance or viewing. This workshop includes experiential exercises about war as well as information about the structure of the project, which will be in residence in February 2009 at the Chicago Cultural Center in the Studio Theater as part of their Incubator Series. NOTE: Artists working in all media are welcome. No fee; advance registration recommended by e-mailing lisa@lisarosenthal.com Open to artists working in all genres
Vet Art Project Incubator Feb. 2-26, 2009 Studio Theater, Chicago Cultural Center, Randolph & Michigan Avenues, Chicago Community building and writing workshop that builds collaborative partnerships between veterans and artists in all disciplines to tell stories of war. No fee but must be part of entire project. Contact lisa@lisarosenthal.com for your specific commitment needs This project is partially supported by the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs’ Theater Department.
PUBLIC PERFORMANCE:                         New Art About War            from the                                    Vet Art Project Incubator February 23rd, 2009       7:30 p.m. Studio Theater                       Chicago Cultural Center           Randolph & Michigan Ave.           Chicago No fee but advance reservations are recommended. For tickets: www.dcatheater.org or 312.742.8497 Open to all