A never before seen collection of art created by American soldiers opens at the National Constitution Center in September.
KYW’s Karin Phillips reports Art of the American Soldier is a never before seen collection of drawings, paintings and sketches created by soldiers in the line of duty. David Eisner, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, says visitors won’t be charged extra to see the exhibit:
“This is a public service since we’re in partnership with the Army Center for Military History and we think this is a perfect time to let visitors view this exhibit just for the price of museum entry.”
The exhibit will also go on a national tour and there is also an online gallery for donated art from the public.
(Photos by KYW’s Karin Phillips)
(Painting top: Bob Hope With Troops 1943)
(Painting right: A Soldier Without a Gun)