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Exhibition Opening and Reception: The Veterans Book Project

Thursday, April 4, 2013, 5 PM-8 PM

Join us at this opening reception for The Veterans Book Project: Objects for Deployment, and for a special panel discussion.

5 PM – Reception and exhibition preview with the artists

6:15 PM – PM Panel Discussion: Join artist Monica Haller, veterans Zach LaPorte and Mike Jackson, and Patricia Briggs, Director of University Galleries at UW-Parkside, for a discussion of the Veterans Book Project from the perspective of the artist, two of the authors and one of the project’s curators.

Zach LaPorte served as a team leader with the 2nd battalion of the 75th Ranger Regiment as an airborne infantryman from January 2004 to April 2007. Zach now works as a mechanical engineer in Milwaukee.

Mike Jackson served in the Wisconsin Army National Guard from February 2002 through 2010. He currently lives in Milwaukee, where he works in alternative-to-corrections programs helping troubled youth.

Patricia Briggs is the Director of University Galleries at UW-Parkside. She curated The Veterans Book Project as a community-wide public art exhibition in Racine and Kenosha, WI.

Pieper Education Gallery and Lubar Auditorium

Milwaukee Art Museum
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Milwaukee, WI 53202
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