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Chorus of Veterans sings during the 2010 National Creative Arts Festival held last year in LaCrosse, Wisconsin.

Chorus of Veterans sings during the 2010 National Creative Arts Festival held last year in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. The VA's Arts Program incorporates the creative arts as one form of rehabilitative treatment to help Veterans recover from and cope with physical and emotional disabilities.

Friday, January 14, 2011

The Cheyenne VAMC Recreation Therapy Department is currently accepting visual and performing art entries for the 11th Annual Veterans Creative Arts Festival.This event is open to all Veterans who have received care or services from the Cheyenne VAMC or any of the other VA clinics in southeastern Wyoming, northern Colorado and western Nebraska.

There is no cost to enter the festival. Winners from each category will advance to a regional competition with the chance to advance to the 2011 VA National Creative Arts Festival. The VA Art Competition and Show provides our Veterans with an opportunity to showcase their artistic talents and skill.

This year’s local art will be showcased February 24-27 at the Laramie County Public Library with an artist’s reception at 3pm on Saturday, February 26th. Entry Forms are due by Feb 18, 2011 and may be received by contacting the Cheyenne VAMC at 307-778-7550x7240.


For a complete list of the nearly 60 categories of acceptable art and an information packet, contact the Cheyenne VA Creative Arts Festival Coordinator: Kristi Ruben at 307 778-7550 x7240.


Also, please visit the VA's National Creative Arts Program through the links below:

2011 National Creative Arts Festival

History of the VA's National Creative Arts Festival

Promo video of the National Creative Arts Festival


 

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