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November 2017

The Courier: Tales from the Great War

November 7, 2017 @ 12:00 am - February 2, 2019 @ 12:00 am EST
New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave.New Haven06510United States
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The New Haven Museum has commissioned award-winning comic-book illustrator from Nadir Balan to create a series of dynamic, oversized, graphic-novel style murals based on the dramatic World War I diary of one New Haven serviceman who witnessed firsthand the adventure, horror, and pathos of the front lines. remains on view through February 2, 2019.,Balan's dynamic palette of black, white, and brilliant red creates a nostalgic, comic-book style loaded with the iconic World War I imagery reminiscent of the “hero” comics…

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June 2018

Gilbert Jerome: New Haven’s World War I Aviator

June 20, 2018 @ 12:00 am - March 2, 2019 @ 12:00 am EDT
New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave.New Haven06510United States
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“,” is an unusual and intimate exhibit capturing the brief, enthusiastic embrace of life by New Haven native and Boy Scout Executive Lt. Gilbert Jerome during World War I. The exhibit offers a bittersweet glimpse of World War I through the eyes of an artistic soul enchanted by the wonder and excitement of aviation, and the tender regard with which he held his family. The exhibit includes excerpts from Jerome's diary, the charming letters, sketches, and tiny watercolors he sent…

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