4041 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60641
Since its inception in 1981, the museum collects, preserves and exhibits art inspired by combat and created by veterans of all wars. Originally focused on art by Vietnam vets, the museum expanded in scope to include all veterans in 2003.
20+ Vietnam veteran artists ask the central question “how to tell a true war story?”
58,307 hanging dog tags commemorate the death of military personnel in the Vietnam War