• Connecting Veterans, civilians through writing workshops

    Community Building Art Works builds healthy and connected Veteran communities through free online art and writing workshops.

  • Veterans Creative Arts Festival recognizes Veterans’ progress and recovery

    VA facilities add creative arts to therapy programs to advance rehabilitation. Annual competition recognizes recovery made through therapy.

  • The National Endowment for the Arts, partners, rally to support military, Veterans, families and caregivers

    The National Endowment for the Arts, in partnership with the Mid-America Arts Alliance, is launching a new, national community arts grant program to expand support for military service members, Veterans, and their families and caregivers who have been exposed to trauma.  

    This national rally serves as a collective message from artists and community organizations across the country to our military brothers and sisters: “You’ve been there for us.  We’ll be here for you. Thank you for your service.  It’s our turn now.”   

  • #OperationSong: Joseph Zaragoza

    This #OperationSong spotlight is on the song “Purple Heart” by Army Veteran Joseph Zaragoza.

  • The Positivity Project: tranquility through self expression

    It was an interaction with a patient that gave VA […]

  • VHA launches ‘Innovation Experience Art Competition’

    The competition provides Veterans and VA employees with the opportunity to create a piece of art that illustrates one of five key themes: innovation, collaboration, diffusion, networking and service.

  • Artist expands collection to paint a better picture of women in uniform

    This exhibition of 29 watercolor paintings was created over a period of 30 months. Each appears to be black and white and allows the viewer to concentrate on the image in front of them without the unconscious distraction of color to the eye.

  • Help Veterans find healing through music and art

    Many Veterans living with PTSD are discovering the healing powers […]

  • Art exhibit travels to the Women’s Memorial in Arlington, Virginia

    The 2017 Women Veterans Art Exhibit will make its next stop at the Women’s Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, Monday, Aug. 7 from 2 to 4 p.m.

  • Louisiana women’s health clinic displays original artwork by Army National Guard soldier

    The painting, depicting five service women, was created as a reminder to all of the pride, beauty, sacrifice and commitment that women continue to make in service to the nation.

  • Veteran credits VA festival for rekindling his spirit, allowing him to forgive, move forward

    The following letter was received from one of the 2016 VA National Veterans Creative Art Festival participants.

  • National Veterans Creative Arts Competition and Festival kicks off

    The 2017 National Veterans Creative Arts Competition began Jan. 1. […]

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