09/03/2014

Vets Get Creative on CAN TV

The National Veterans Art Museum (NVAM) wanted to put a face on the issues impacting the veteran and art communities in Chicago, and it turned to CAN TV.

For nearly two years now, museum staff members have been hosting their own, live call-in show that is simulcast on television and online to increase awareness of museum programs, exhibits, workshops, and more.

“The feedback from viewers, callers, and visitors to the museum has been overwhelming positive and inspiring,” said NVAM Gallery Coordinator Destinee Oitzinger. “CAN TV provides us with an open forum for conversations rather than just anonymous Facebook and social media posts.”

During one recent show, a veteran artist watching it online in Maryland called in to share details about…