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Veteran Arts Showcase Comes To Roosevelt Library, Museum In Hyde Park

More than 45 Hudson Valley artists who are active U.S. military, veterans, or family of service members are displaying their works at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park.
More than 45 Hudson Valley artists who are active U.S. military, veterans, or family of service members are displaying their works at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park. Photo Credit: Facebook

HYDE PARK, N.Y. -- This weekend, from Nov. 20-22, is the third annual Veteran Arts Showcase, hosted by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park.

More than 45 Hudson Valley artists who are active U.S. military, veterans, or family of service members are displaying their works - from crafts to film to music, painting, photography, sculpture, theater, writing and more.

The entire weekend is free and open to the publc.

On Friday, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., there will be opening ceremonies and reception, and free writing workshops.

On Saturday, there is an open jam for musicians, those involved in interactive theater and more.

There are over 45 veterans in the show. Wolf Critton -- who served in the U.S. Army and Iraq, will be performing at the Friday opening and Saturday open jam.

Sunday closes with a performance by U.S. Army veteran Gil Tarbox and Nimham Mountain Singers, from 4-4:30 p.m.

The first 20 high school or college students to show school ID at either the Saturday or Sunday performances at Veteran Arts Showcase receives a free dinner or movie coupon.

Twenty students who sign in over the weekend events get a chance for their school's art or service-oriented group to win $250. Three schools can win.

For more information, click here .

The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum is at 4079 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park.

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