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Sidney Vietnam Veterans Memorial Sculpture Unveiling
May 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
Join the MonDak for the unveiling of the Sidney Vietnam Veterans Memorial Sculpture, Saturday, May 25 at 2:00 p.m. The unveiling of “No Soldier Left Behind,” a bronze sculpture by artist Lyle Schwabauer recognizes local men and women that served in Vietnam and the military during the Vietnam War. The sculpture is the culmination of efforts by Margaret and Nolan Mikelson, alumni of Sidney High School who started the project as a way to honor classmates that served in the war. Photographs of the Vietnam War taken by photographer Carl Hansen and other records from the MDHC Collections will complement the sculpture.
Schwabauer is a self-taught artist operating out of the Mountain Sage Gallery in Helena, and Hansen worked as a photographer for the Smithsonian before retiring in 2009. Both are also alumni of Sidney High School.
The unveiling of “No Soldier Left Behind” is FREE to the public. Light refreshments served. It will be on display at the MonDak through August 31.
MDHC is open Tuesday-Friday from 10-4 and Saturday from 1-4. Admission is FREE. For more information call (406) 433-3500 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Image by Thom Bridge, helenair.com.