Eddie Adams: Vietnam Memorial Day, May 25 – Sept. 11, 2015
Opening reception May 25, noon – 3 p.m. (free)
Dublin Arts Council brings a rarely viewed collection of compelling works from Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Eddie Adams to the gallery in honor of the 50th Vietnam War Commemoration year. The exhibition will open on Memorial Day and remain on view through Sept. 11. Adams’ widow Alyssa Adams and Hal Buell, Associated Press photo services Bureau Chief who worked with Adams, will travel to Dublin May 24 – 26 to interact with guests. A video feedback booth will be on site to allow visitors to respond to the exhibition and tell their stories of this important time in U.S. history. Please note that this exhibition contains powerful photographs that may elicit strong emotions in viewers.
Gallery hours: Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Exhibition is free of charge. This exhibition is supported in part by grants from City of Dublin, Ohio Arts Council, Ohio Alliance for Arts Education and Puffin Foundation West and in-kind support from Roto, Syntero and Ohio Department of Veterans Services.
Tired and sobbing marine after helping carry wounded and dead, July 9, 1965, by Eddie Adams