My War

Photo by Steve Maddox

First Showing on the West Coast-Photography Exhibit Closes Soon

“MY WAR: Wartime Photographs by Vietnam Veterans” is exhibited until June 3rd, 2019. Don’t miss this remarkable exhibit at the San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA) in Friday Harbor.

What are visitors saying:

  • My …took me on opening day. We walked and read mostly in silence. We hugged and cried and marveled at the excellent display. Thank you for doing this as the healing process from the devastation of war that never ends.
  • Thank you for this significant exhibit!
  • MY WAR: Wartime Photographs by Vietnam Veterans, is a national touring exhibit telling the stories of regular soldiers’ lives in their own words and photographs.
  • Additionally, there is an exhibit of photographs, artifacts and stories of Vietnam veterans of San Juan County titled A War Never Ends.

MY WAR is generously sponsored by the Dave and Nancy Honeywell Charitable Fund, Gary and Susan Sterner, Printonyx and Harbor Rental. US Military Veterans are admitted free to this exhibition.

Also closing is Traces, an art installation by Mary Coss exploring cultural inheritance, the ties that bind and giving voice to her female lineage.

SJIMA is located at 540 Spring Street in Friday Harbor, WA and is open Friday-Monday from 11-5. Mondays are Pay as you can Days. Regular admission is $10 with museum members, veterans and those 18 and under admitted free of charge. For more information visit

Posted on May 20, 2019 at 5:47 am by

Categories: Arts

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