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WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM FEATURES “WAR : RAW HEALING MILITARY TRAUMA THROUGH EXPRESSIVE ART” EXHIBIT

May 19, 2015

Exhibit shines a light on the healing process of veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injuries

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MADISON, Wis. (May 19, 2015) – The Wisconsin Veterans Museum today announced that it will host “WAR : RAW Healing Military Trauma Through Expressive Art,” an art exhibit featuring nearly 60 works of art created by local artists and Wisconsin veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI). The exhibit will open on June 5 and run through May 2016.

WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS HOSTS FREE SCREENING OF VIETNAM DOCUMENTARY

April 12, 2015

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MADISON, Wis. (April 12, 2015) – The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs today announced that it will host a free screening of the Academy Award-nominated documentary “Last Days in Vietnam” on Tuesday, April 7 at 7 p.m. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Union South Marquis Theater.

WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM HOSTS “THE LIFE OF A SCOUT SNIPER IN IRAQ” PRESENTATION

March 5, 2015

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MADISON, Wis. (March 5, 2015) – The Wisconsin Veterans Museum today announced that it will host “The Life of a Scout Sniper in Iraq” presentation, featuring Milwaukee-native and 1st Sgt. Timothy La Sage on Thursday, March 19 at 7 p.m.

WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM LAUNCHES TRAVELING EXHIBITS PROGRAM

October 27, 2014

UW-Platteville and UW-Whitewater kick off program with exhibits beginning Oct. 28 and Nov. 11

MADISON, Wis. (Oct. 27, 2014) – The Wisconsin Veterans Museum today announced the
launch of the Marching Across the State traveling exhibits program, which features four unique exhibits that help bring the stories and sacrifices of Wisconsin’s veterans to life.

WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM ANNOUNCES NOVEMBER EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

October 7, 2014

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MADISON, Wis. (Oct. 7, 2014) – This November, the Wisconsin Veterans Museum celebrates Veterans Day all month long with exciting programs to help connect visitors to the unique stories of Wisconsin’s service men and women. From musical presentations and book signings, to a special Veterans Day commemoration ceremony and event, the museum’s programs honor our brave Wisconsin veterans. All programs are free and hosted at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum second floor Education Center at 30 W. Mifflin St., unless otherwise noted below.

WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM AWARDED GRANT BY INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES

September 18, 2014

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MADISON, Wis. (Sept. 18, 2014) - The Wisconsin Veterans Museum today announced that it has been awarded a $31,757 grant by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The museum will use the grant to fund a project that will digitize the museum’s collection of Civil War images.

WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM ANNOUNCES LINEUP OF FALL EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

September 10, 2014

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MADISON, Wis. (Sept. 10, 2014) – Each season, the Wisconsin Veterans Museum in Madison offers a variety of events, activities and presentations to bring visitors even closer to the unique stories of Wisconsin’s past and present service men and women. Fall 2014 programs feature an exciting mix of educational and entertaining events, from guest lectures and book signings to a live bald eagle visit and talking spirits cemetery tour. All programs are free and hosted at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum second floor Education Center at 30 W. Mifflin St., unless otherwise noted below.

WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM LAUNCHES NEW CAMPAIGN, HOSTS BOOTH AT EAA AIRVENTURE IN OSHKOSH

July 15, 2014

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MADISON, Wis. (July 15, 2014) – The Wisconsin Veterans Museum in Madison has launched a four-week advertising campaign with billboards and radio focused in the Fox Cities market. The campaign, which runs through Aug. 3, features four Wisconsin veterans on four billboards, each representing a branch of the military. The billboards are along Highway 41 in Appleton, Oshkosh and Green Bay.

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