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See stories of veterans, artists, therapists, and community arts organizations who serve the veteran community.

Documentaries of Veterans and the Arts

The following videos highlight unique and impactful arts experiences that amplify both the importance of art in healing and rehabilitation and the importance of the link between the arts therapeutic community and the arts community at large, in spanning the distance from the treatment place to a creative space for the continuation of the art experience as a modality for healing, inner peace and life enrichment.

Operation: Art of Valor

Operation: Art of Valor
Morean Arts Center Hot Shop

The VetArtSpan team spent a dynamic morning with a group of veterans who were creating a team-based glass sculpture – from concept to finished product. Moving together as one, handling the 2000 degree glass helps them stay in the “now” moment. They tell the story of art as a healing force in their own words. a mission to serve the military and veteran population through structured, hands-on learning that focuses on improving cognition, social interaction, physical dexterity, teamwork and confidence. The program’s mission is to serve the military and veteran population through structured, hands-on learning that focuses on improving cognition, social interaction, physical dexterity, teamwork and confidence.

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