Selected Community Events
Dust on My Boots
Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
During the month of October 2014, the Heyde Center for the Arts in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire will be hosing "Dust on My Boots", a veteran's only visual arts exhibition featuring veteran's artwork from around the midwest. The exhibit will who that art can be a medium by which veterans who have been in conflict zones can talk about their struggles returning to civilian life, post-traumatic stress disorder, and their experiences in the military and/or war. The lead curator is veteran Phillip Schladweiler of the Shrapnel Project. This exhibit will compliment other events at the Heyde Center and UWEC to raise awareness about the challenges that veterans face and how the arts can help. Admission: FREE Sponsored by the William and Gertrude Casper Foundation. Artist Reception: October 3, 2014 from 7-9pm Exhibit runs Friday October 3-31 Monday-Friday, 10-4pm.
Heyde Center for the Arts