‘Hope 22’ exhibition examines mental health in the military

LAWRENCE — Beginning Nov. 10, the Spencer Museum of Art will host the exhibition “Hope 22,” which features 22 portraits of veterans and active duty personnel accompanied by written accounts of their experiences with the military and mental health. The traveling exhibition, co-sponsored at the University of Kansas by the Lt. Gen. William K. Jones Military-Affiliated Student Center, the Life Span Institute and the Cofrin Logan Center for Addiction Research & Treatment, will be on view through Nov. 18.

The exhibition is organized by Hope 22, a Kansas City–based photography project founded and directed by Brooke Brown that raises awareness about the veteran suicide epidemic in the United States and about mental health issues and resources.

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