Tag Archives: Veterans

“Unforgetting Iraq: In Search of Recovery” in Kimballton, Iowa

By Tricia Khutoretsky, IARP Curator In early May, I took an overnight trip to Kimballton, Iowa on behalf of the Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project to install a special exhibit for the New Century Art Guild. NCAG is a 501c(3) non-profit organization that promotes the growth of artistic culture and development of art-related careers in  Continue Reading »

IARP Exhibit Featured at Veterans for Peace National Convention

The Iraqi American Reconciliation Project (IARP) is excited to take part in the Veterans for Peace Convention August 11-13  in downtown Madison at the Concourse Hotel and Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative (see an article about the event here). Convention displays will show various forms of art relating to war and peace. IARP’s portion of the exhibit will be  Continue Reading »

Vet Court Computer Clinic

Vets Helping Vets is looking for donors and sponsors who believe their project is good for the community, good for business, and good for our veterans.

Iraqi Minnesotans and U.S. veterans tell their stories: Meet them January 24

The TC Daily Planet featured our upcoming reception with Minneapolis Iraqis and veterans who have made books and videos about their experiences with the Iraq War: Luke Wilcox of the Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project told TCDP about the January 24 reception for U.S. vets and Iraqi refugees who told their stories through the Veterans  Continue Reading »

Forming relationships of understanding promotes healing

The following is an excerpt from an article appearing in the January 2013 edition of InterActs, the newsletter of the Minneapolis Area Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Read the full article on page 8 here. “The healing journey for veterans in the aftermath of war can take varied pathways. Some veterans of foreign  Continue Reading »

Souvenirs: Healing After War film screening

SOUVENIRS: HEALING AFTER WAR THE TRUE STORY OF THE IMPACT OF WAR OVER DECADES ON A VIETNAM VETERAN AND HIS FAMILY MN SNEAK PREVIEW SCREENING APRIL 16TH AT THE 2011 MINNEAPOLIS – ST. PAUL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Minneapolis, Minnesota (March 30, 2011) — Documentary feature “Souvenirs: Healing After War” by local filmmaker Mara V. Pelecis  Continue Reading »

Veterans Book Project

Check out the Veterans Book Project, a library of books authored collaboratively by artist Monica Haller and dozens of people who have been affected by, and have archives of, the current American wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. In their printed format, the books provide a place or “container” that slows down and materializes the great  Continue Reading »

Chicago in War

The distance is great. The disconnect is great. The impact is deep. CHICAGO IN WAR A project of The National Veterans Art Museum and Iraq Veterans Against the War Chicago in War is a series of events, art shows, and performances that explores the continued rupturing of the traumas of war in everyday America. The occupations of  Continue Reading »

The Art of War: Public Forum and Art Show

On May 6th, Iraq War veteran and United Theological Seminary student Luke Leonard will hold a public discussion about the situation in the Middle East. The forum is in conjunction with the ongoing show Art of War: Artists in Dialogue, currently on display at UTS. See flyer below for more information.