PRIZM Creative Community is hosting an art show involving veterans. The show, called Visions of Freedom will run from Saturday, November 4 to Friday, January 5 in the Downstairs Gallery at the Way Public Library, 101 E. Indiana Ave., Perrysburg. An opening reception to commemorate Veteran’s Day with the artists will be held at 2pm on Sunday, November 5. The ceremony, which is open to the public, will include special guest speaker Director of the Ohio Department of Veteran Services, Colonel Chip Tansill, U.S. Army retired. A non-juried exhibition open to all honorably discharged servicemen and servicewomen, this exhibition includes art from mediums ranging from painting to printed stories and poetry. You can find out more details about the event on myprizm.com.
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