Waging Peace Exhibit Thru 8/14

The war in Vietnam, the 60’s, the draft, the resistance, the protests, the movement in San Francisco and beyond. Check out a free exhibit at the San Francisco Veterans Building Waging Peace in Vietnam: US Soldiers & Veterans Who Opposed the War. It explores the courage and creativity – and true patriotism – of GIs in their opposition to the […]

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Waging Peace: US Soldiers and Veterans Who Opposed the War

June 29 – August 14Wednesdays – Sundays1-6pmFree admission During the Vietnam War, tens of thousands of GIs stepped out of formation. Some refused orders to Vietnam. Some joined anti-war organizations. Some demonstrated against the war.  Some deserted to Canada and elsewhere. Some organized within the military. Some started underground newspapers. Some scribbled graffiti.  Some worked in anti-war coffee houses.  Some […]

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Veterans Gallery Re-Opening

World War 1: US Army's segregated 366th Infantry Officers: Abbott, Lowe, Fisher, White. National Archives

Celebrate The Veterans Gallery Grand Re-opening & Black History Exhibit Wednesday, January 12, 4-7pm FREE RSVP: Courtney Ellington, 415 535-8593, Courtney.Ellington@OVOVSF.org Veterans Building Room 102401 Van Ness Avenue, SFCA

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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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Joe Rosenthal: 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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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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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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