Huntsville, Ala – In conjunction with the exhibition Images of the Great War: The European Offensives 1914-1916, the Huntsville Museum of Art will host a FREE performance of the U.S. Army Materiel Command Band 4 Star Jazz Orchestra Sunday, October 25, at 2 p.m. in the Great Hall. Limited seating will be available, and general admission is required to visit the galleries.
Led by Sergeant Josh King, the 4 Star Jazz Orchestra will play a variety of classic big band favorites including In the Mood, My Funny Valentine, Satin Doll, String of Pearls, Sing, Sing Sing, and more.
Images of the Great War: The European Offensives 1914-1916 is an exhibition of 44 original World War I prints, watercolors, and drawings from the Brown University Library in Providence, R.I., which is home to the renowned Anne S. K. Brown Military Collection.
Created by French, British, Italian, German, Dutch, Austrian, Turkish and Swiss artists, the works present today’s viewer with multiple perspectives of the war.
The exhibit is presented chronologically in three galleries. HMA’s curatorial staff has supplemented it with original photography, film footage, and poetry from the era. Due to the blockbuster exhibition The Tsars’ Cabinet, admission is $12 for adult, non-members; $10 for active military, teachers, and seniors (60+); $5 for children age 6 and up and students; and $8 per person for groups of 10 or more. Admission after 5 p.m. on Thursdays is only $5. Museum members and children 5 and under are admitted FREE.