Waging Peace In Vietnam: Veterans Gallery

So sorry this traveling exhibit has cancelled their San Francisco presentation. For more information please go to wagingpeaceinvietnam.com Exhibit informationU.S. Soldiers & Veterans Who Opposed The WarCancelled March 17–April 22nd, Tuesday–Saturday, 1-5pmSan Francisco Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Avenue During America’s War in Vietnam, tens of thousands of GIs and veterans created a robust movement in opposition to the war. […]

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Violins Of Hope, A Journey Of Heroism, Healing, & Humanity

Veterans Gallery Exhibit January 16–March 13, 2020 Tuesdays 1–5pm Violins Of Hope features surviving instruments from the World War Two extermination camp orchestras. Some instruments are in use in concerts around the Bay Area or in the Wisley Center, 4th Floor, Veterans Building. PBS documentry: Violins of Hope Instruments From The Holocaust. An exhibition featuring the Violins of Hope is open […]

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America in WWW1: What Happened and Why It Matters

Presented by Jennifer Keene, Chapman University. Unfortunately this presentation has been delayed by the coronavirus shelter in place process. We will update this status as soon as possible. This One Day University program will take place on April 4 at the JCC of San Francisco. The program is sponsored by the San Francisco Chronicle.  Tickets for this talk are $65. […]

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Self Help Rhythms in a Time of Change

The California Association of Social Rehabilitation Agencies (CASRA) will be holding a conference on May 6th at the Crown Plaza in Concord. There will be a live panel including several Veterans who have participated in self help groups, especially those groups with an emphasis on drumming or other creative arts. The time of the panel is from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. […]

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78th Anniversary of the Bataan Death March

This event will honor the heroes who were part of the Bataan Death March. The event will take place on Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 10AM at the Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno, CA. The keynote speaker will be Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Edward Soriano, whose father was in the Bataan Death March.  He was also the former Commander […]

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Uncommon Valor

Jewish-American Medal of Honor Heroes Free and open to the public. An event at the San Jose State University Tower Hall, One Washington Square, to Honor and Study the Military Service of Jewish-American Heroes. The event will be held on March 8th from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Agenda:11:00am: Introductory Remarks by Dr. Robert Katz, Exhibit Organizer. Jewish Studies Levinson Memorial Lecture […]

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Joe Rosemthal: Iwo Jima Flag Raising

It was the bloodiest battle in Marine Corps history, and photographer Joe Rosenthal was right in the middle of it. It was on the fifth day of that battle, on Feb. 23, 1945, when Rosenthal captured the most iconic photograph of World War II. The image, which was published two days later on the front page of newspapers across the […]

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Veteran’s Creative Arts Exhibit

Veterans Creative Arts Festival

On March 6th from noon to 4:00pm there will be an exhibit of veterans art in Room 210. The deadline to submit your art is February 28th at the ALWMC office in Room 101 on the lobby level of the Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness Ave. To be eligible for the exhibit the veteran submitting the art must be signed […]

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Violins Of Hope Concerts

Upcoming Concert Listing Hear the violins from the exhibit in San Francisco Bay Area performances. Held in conjunction with the Violins of Hope Exhibition at the Veterans Building. Violins Of Hope

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Violins Of Hope: Resurrection

Weinstein Workshop link features the story of Violin-makers Amnon and Avshalom Weinstein, father and son, who work in Tel Aviv and Istanbul own this collection. They dedicate their expertise and endless love to ensure that those instruments, most of which were rather cheap and unsophisticated, get a new beautiful make-over. Not enough, they also get a fantastic sound worth of […]

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