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Arts and Military

The masks pictured above have become one of the enduring images of how service members are working with creative arts therapists to heal the unseen wounds of war. To see the masks is to “see” the very real impact of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) and...
Two years ago Creative Forces Music Therapist Rebecca Vaudreuil met Master Sergeant Michael Schneider at Walter Reed Medical Center. Newly retired from military service, Schneider was still in treatment for injuries he had suffered during deployment, including traumatic brain injury and PTSD. In...
Learn how music therapy is bringing healing to military service members and veterans.
“Recovery happens only in community.” — Jonathan Shay, clinical psychiatrist and author known for his treatment of combat trauma suffered by Vietnam veterans Today, the National Endowment for the Arts unveils an expanded partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense called Creative Forces: NEA...
Learn about Heard Museum which uniquely showcases Native arts and culture.
We're stepping back in time at Tudor House, a two-hundred-year-old dwelling in Washington, DC's Georgetown neighborhood.
We're heading down to Texas to visit the Grace Museum, which started its life at the turn of the 20th century as a busy railroad hotel.
The Chicago L is your ticket to visiting the Windy City's Blue Star Museums this summer.
An exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art Museum celebrates the state of Kansas and the NEA's support for photography.