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Veterans and the Arts

July 2021

Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Spring 2022 Guitar Workshop Series

Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022 7:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 01, 2022 7:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 08, 2022 7:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022 7:00pm
Virtual Event

Registration for the Guitar Workshop Series has now closed.

Have you always wanted to try the guitar? Musicians of all skill levels are invited to bring their guitars — or try one of ours — in eight weeks of workshops with Glen McCarthy, an instructor at the Mason Community Arts Academy and at Georg... Read more

Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Picturing You! Collage and Self-Portraiture

Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 7:00pm
Wednesday, Feb 02, 2022 7:00pm
Virtual Event

Registration for this event has now closed.

How many of us take the time to look in a mirror and think about who that person is staring back at us? This workshop is about exploring what defines us and makes us unique from our friends, neighbors, coworkers, and even family members. Using collage tech... Read more

Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Spring 2022 Guitar Workshop Series

Tuesday, Feb 22, 2022 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 01, 2022 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 08, 2022 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 15, 2022 7:00pm

Registration for the Guitar Workshop Series has now closed.

Have you always wanted to try the guitar? Musicians of all skill levels are invited to bring their guitars — or try one of ours — in eight weeks of workshops with Glen McCarthy, an instructor at the Mason Community Arts Academy and at Georg... Read more

SW!NG OUT: Free Digital Workshop for Veterans

Thursday, Mar 17, 2022 7:30pm
Virtual Event

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Join acclaimed Lindy Hop champion LaTasha Barnes for a free digital, interactive event exclusively for Veterans! Barnes, an internationally acclaimed dancer, choreographer, educator, and performer, hails from Richmond, Virginia. She returns to the area as part... Read more

Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Exploring Self & Social Identity with Women Veterans: A Hybrid Mixed Media Workshop

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2022 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 29, 2022 7:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 05, 2022 7:00pm

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Want to make art? Join us for this three-part hybrid workshop, in-class or virtual, that explores Women Veterans' self and social identity through mixed media. Andi Benge, School of Art instructor in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at George Mason Un... Read more

Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Collaborative Quilt Workshop

Saturday, Apr 02, 2022 1:00pm
Sunday, Apr 03, 2022 1:00pm

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Join us for this two-part family workshop — no quilting or sewing experience required! Combining easy fiber arts and mixed media techniques, Emily Fasick, Art Educator, Hylton Center, teaches how to create your own unique quilt square that will then be assembl... Read more

Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Summer 2022 Collaborative Quilt Workshop

Saturday, Jun 04, 2022 1:00pm

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Join us for this family-friendly workshop — no quilting or sewing experience required! Emily Fasick, Art Educator, Hylton Center, will teach how to create your own unique quilt square by combining easy fiber arts and mixed media techniques. Completed sq... Read more

Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Summer 2022 Veterans Virtual Guitar Workshops, Level I

Thursday, Jun 16, 2022 7:00pm
Thursday, Jul 07, 2022 7:00pm
Thursday, Aug 11, 2022 7:00pm
Virtual Event

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Registration required to participate (attendance to all three workshops not required).

Back by popular demand, the Veterans and the Arts Initiative Guitar Workshop Series returns online via Zoom in summer 2022! Those who have completed Level I – or taken guitar lessons previously – are welc... Read more

Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Summer 2022 Veterans Virtual Guitar Workshops, Level II

Thursday, Jun 16, 2022 8:00pm
Thursday, Jul 07, 2022 8:00pm
Thursday, Aug 11, 2022 8:00pm
Virtual Event

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Registration is required to participate (attendance at all three workshops is not required).

Back by popular demand, the Veterans and the Arts Initiative Guitar Workshop Series returns online via Zoom in summer 2022! If you are comfortable with the following four skills (or just want to obs... Read more

Hylton Presents

Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra: Salute to the Military

Saturday, Nov 12, 2022 8:00pm

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Darden Purcell, vocals

Celebrate Veterans Day week with Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra’s “Salute to the Military.” Vocalist Darden Purcell, Mason Director of Jazz Studies and Jazz Voice, joins Artistic Director and virtuoso saxophonist Jim Carroll and his Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra for an un... Read more

Hylton Presents

CAMMO Voices

Saturday, May 13, 2023 8:00pm

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CAMMO Voices joins with George Mason University’s Veterans and the Arts Initiative to present a concert that honors our servicemembers, their spouses, and families. The evening-length celebration includes music honoring Mother’s Day from the American Military Spouses Choir, made up of mili... Read more

July 2021