SPARK! Cultural Programming for People with Memory Loss

SPARK! Cultural Programming for People with Memory Loss is a new program being held at museums and arts organizations throughout the state. 90-minute program sessions will tap into the pasts of those suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia. Participants will explore the WVM collections to create meaningful experiences in a welcoming and stimulating environment.

April 11 – Images from the collection; Timeslips Storytelling
May 9 – New WWI exhibit; make paper poppies
June 13 – WWII in Buna exhibit; try MREs, and make a snack together
July 11 – Civil War training exhibit; pressed flowers and rubbings
Aug. 15 – Old Abe; feather collage bald eagles
Sept. 12 – USS Wisconsin; ship in a bottle
Oct. 10 –  Wisconsin Medal of Honor stories; make an altar together to honor the fallen

Free event, registration is required. Contact Erin Hoag at 608-264-7663 or  visitor.curator@dva.wisconsin.gov to register.

Wisconsin Veterans Museum

The Wisconsin Veterans Museum is an educational activity of the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs to commemorate, acknowledge, and affirm the role of Wisconsin citizens in American military history, past and present.

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