Honoring all of the men and women who've served. Join us at the Museum for our annual Veterans Day Ceremony, as we honor those who have served in the United States Armed Forces, past and present. This ceremony will feature veteran and artist Jeffrey Stenbom as the Keynote Speaker, as well as a display of art created by veterans. After the ceremony, The African American Writers Alliance will host a drop-in creative writing workshop. While we focus on honoring our Ancestors & Veterans the topic is “A Place of Landing,”. There will also be an Artist Talk with Jeffrey Stenbom. FREE Admission for all veterans and active duty military on November 11!
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Location: Side Gallery)
Musical Performance by the Boeing Employees Concert Band
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (Location: Side Gallery)
Veterans Day Ceremony Featuring:
Matt Hayes, President and CEO, The Museum of Flight
Alan Eckberg, Mayor of Tukwila
Joseph Gaylloyd Sisson from the African American Writers Alliance
Washington State Department of Veterans CFO Terry Westhoff, and State Homes Operations Director Dan Murray
Keynote Speaker: Jeffrey Stenbom, Art+Flight Artist and Veteran
Video from Spokane Veterans Home showing residents creating art under the ArtsWA grant
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (Location: Northwest Aeroclub Room, Red Barn 1st Floor)
African American Writers Alliance Writing Workshop
The African American Writers Alliance will host a drop-in creative writing workshop. While we focus on honoring our Ancestors & Veterans the topic is “A Place of Landing,”. The workshop will be a combination of interactive conversation, writing prompts, & Spoken Word performance. AAWA will use the science of Applied Therapeutic Arts to support deep literacy, elegantly revealing Math & Words as the Architecture of the Invisible, building blocks of the intangible, & the originating structure of all things.
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (Location: William M. Allen Theater)
Artist Talk with Jeffrey Stenbom
Stenbom will share his military experience, his art, and the creation of his piece Freedom’s Threads, on display in our World War II Gallery as part of our temporary Art+Flight exhibition.