Artist Talk with Mariah Karson

Artist Talk with Mariah Karson

AMERICAN LEGION Photography Book signing

Date: 9/28/2017
Time: 6pm-9pm

The National Veterans Art Museum is proud to host an artist talk and social with photographer Mariah Karson and willl be led by NVAM Development Associate and Post Commander Brent M. Webb.

Mariah and Brent will discuss the similarities and contrasts between urban, suburban, and the rural Legion posts that are documented in Mariahís book, AMERICAN LEGION. The talk will explore questions surrounding the two year documentary project from a young Legionnaireís perspective, and will provide insight into the modern day American Legion. This event is open to the public, veterans and Legion members are highly encouraged to attend - we look forward to connecting with you all. Light refreshments will be served, alcoholic drinks will be available for a cash donation.

AMERICAN LEGION documents the lives of Legion members and the impact veterans and posts have on communities. Between 2014-2016 Karson traveled to four American Legion Posts in towns with populations under 1,000 to photograph and interview the community members upholding the traditions of their local posts. The project has been compiled into a 252 page hardcover book and gallery exhibition. Books will be available for purchase.

For more information about Mariah Karsonís American Legion project or to purchase a copy of the book, please visit mariahkarson.com/americanlegion

For more information about National Veterans Art Museum, please visit http://www.nvam.org/

For more information about The American Legion, please visit https://www.legion.org/

For more information about Tattler Post 973 https://www.tattler973.org/