Artistic Expression through Conflict: The Use of Art in World War II

Event Details

End: March 13, 2018
Contact: kpiehler@fsu.edu
More Info: http://ww2.fsu.edu/


Chiploa College will host an opening reception for the exhibit "Artistic Expression through Conflict: The Use of Art in World War II” " on March 13, 2018 from 5:30-6:45 p.m. at the Center for the Arts, 3094 Indian Circle, Marianna, Florida. This event will include a short lecture by Professor G. Kurt Piehler, Director, Institute on World War II and the Human Experience. Florida State University.  "Artistic Expressions Through Conflict" will be open weekdays from March 13-April 16, 2018. The exhibit will be temporarily closed during Spring Break, March 19-23. The exhibit's daily hours will be Monday-Thursday, 9am-4pm and Friday, 9am-Noon. Admission is free.

“Artistic Expression through Conflict" focuses on the many artistic methods individuals used to tackle the circumstances of war. American soldiers, foreign soldiers, and civilians created the items on display. The exhibit features items created by Peter Sanfilippo, Rolande Faucon, Mildred Shearer, USO performer Marguerite Jackson Fischer, and other notable artists. All of the artifacts were donated by their creators to the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience at Florida State University who also curated the exhibit.