Some highlights from MAMF’s very busy 2014:

Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better [person].     Benjamin Franklin

We at the Museum of the American Military Family would like to thank all of you who have helped us have a successful and wonderful year. We appreciate your kind words, support and participation! We look forward to a great 2015–

Some highlights from MAMF’s very busy 2014:

February

-Screened the Documentary Brown Babies at the South Broadway Cultural Center in Albuquerque, NM

 March

Created two aprons for display as part of the Womyn’s Work Apron Project in Albuquerque

May through September

Exhibit: Sacrifice & Service: The American Military Family at the National Nuclear Museum (seen by 17, 116 visitors)

Activities as part of the exhibit:

Book readings by:

  •   Steven Sparks
  •   J Allen Whitt
  •   R Sam Baty

Performances/Film Screenings

·       4 Voices

·       We Served Too-Q&A by filmmaker Jill Bond

·       6 Performances of “Telling, Albuquerque” at the South Broadway Cultural Center

·       Cosponsored a PTSD Wellness Conference for Veterans and Military Spouses in Albuquerque

 October

Sacrifice & Service: The American Military Family exhibit at the Lea County Museum, Lovington, NM seen by almost 700 visitors

November

Co-sponsored “Salute to our Heroes” at the Albuquerque Balloon Museum

 December

Sacrifice & Service: The American Military Family exhibit at the Mesa Public Library, Los Alamos, NM (1,232 visitors)

Additionally: Participated in several middle school field trips at the NM Veterans Memorial, sent Operation Footlocker to multiple locations throughout the USA—Attended Overseas Brats gathering in Texas…

What’s up for next year?

Co-host Albuquerque “Brats” get together with Overseas Brats founder Joe Condrill

“Standing Down” Veteran Literature group

“Schooling With Uncle Sam” exhibit

2 Vietnam-themed film screenings in Tijeras, NM and Gallup NM

and more!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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