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Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts honors military with open house
ACSC student Maj. David Simms, with sons Brad and Alex and daughter Kate take part in the ‘Race to Abstraction’ display in the Artworks area. The area was filled with activities and special exhibits designed to interest youth. (Air Force photo/Chris Baldwin)
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Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts honors military with open house

Posted 8/26/2011   Updated 8/26/2011 Email story   Print story

    


Air University Public Affairs

8/26/2011 - MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts dedicates a special night to the military community every year. The free open house, held Aug. 18, honored active duty, Reserve, Guard, retirees and their families in the River Region.

"This evening is our special way of demonstrating our appreciation for the contributions made by current and retired military members and their families," said Lara Lewis, irector of public relations and marketing for the museum. "We value their service to our country."

The evening's events included art-making activities, a light dinner, exhibitions and live entertainment by the Capitol City Concert Band.

Exhibitions featured art from The Lincoln Center's List Art Collection, "Human Traces" by Wayne Sides and print portfolios by African-American artists from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama.

"Hundreds of people attended this year's open house," said Lt. Col. Linda Haseloff, chief of civic outreach for the AU public affairs office. "We are truly appreciative to the museum for opening its doors to the military community."



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