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6th Annual Veteran Art Show

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Fri. Aug 16, 2024, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm CT


Wichita State University - Eugene M. Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Rm. 132

5015 East 29th St. North

Wichita, KS



Nationwide, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facilities use the creative arts as one form of rehabilitative treatment to help Veterans recover from and cope with physical and emotional disabilities.

Across the country each year, Veterans enrolled at VA health care facilities compete in a local creative arts competition. The competition includes categories in the visual arts division that range from oil painting to leatherwork to paint-by-number kits. In addition, there are categories in writing as well as the performing arts of dance, drama, and music. Local creative arts competition top winning entries advance to a national judging process and first, second and third place entries are determined at the national level. First place winning Veterans are invited to attend the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival hosted by a different VA facility each year.


All participating artists must be enrolled with Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center.  Veterans may submit up to 4 entries including 1 “Just For Show” per division

Registration Deadlines for All Entries is August 2, 2024

For additional information and registration contact Christina Vasquez at or
call 316-685-2221 Ext. 54658

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