Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum is partnering with the Piccolo Spoleto Festival for the first time ever to host a special exhibit aboard the Yorktown May 25 through June 10.
The display, “Art and Music in Times of War,” will feature mixed-media selections inspired by historic wartime events and people, including original paintings, prints, photography, vintage posters and ship/aircraft models.
Open from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., the exhibit can be seen with regular admission tickets during normal business hours and will cost $7 after 6:30 p.m.
In addition to the artwork on display, Patriots Point will host two special events that are open to the public.
At 2 p.m. May 27, Patriots Point will present a concert from the popular 282nd U.S. Army Band based at Fort Jackson in Columbia. The band’s repertoire includes concert band, ceremonial band, marching band, rock and country, jazz band and brass quartet pieces.
Admission is free with purchase of a regular Patriots Point admission ticket.
Also, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. June 8, enjoy live music. Light refreshments, mixed media artwork by teenage artist Jess Catoe, and an interview with George Patton “Pat” Waters on the life and times of his grandfather, Gen. George Patton
Tickets are $7 and must be purchased by 8 p.m. that evening for access to the exhibit and special event.
For more information, contact Ashley Smith at 881-5984.