The Commons Galleries at Snug Harbor opened in Spring 2016. Located within the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, this space will work with local artists and curators to strengthen community engagement.


Through the Eyes of a Veteran


Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Building C
October 14-December 18
Tuesdays-Sundays, 10-5 PM
$5 Admission
($4 Students/Seniors/Members. Free for children 12 and under)

November Veterans Reception: November 22, 11-1PM (FREE)
Includes funder acknowledgement and an artist panel.

Through the Eyes of a Veteran features a wide range of works created by veterans including photography, collages and mixed media that express their personal views of the military experience. The exhibit was curated by Beryl Brenner (RT/Creative Arts Therapist) of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System Veterans Support Center Creative Arts Program, and Snug Harbor’s Director of Performing Arts, Larry Anderson.

Special thanks to AM Vets Post #103, the Staten Island Elks Post #841 and DAV chapter #28.

This exhibit is made possible thanks to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs; Hon. James S. Oddo, Borough President; Hon. Andrew Lanza, Senator; Hon. Diane J. Savino, Senator; Hon. Michael J Cusick, Assemblyman; Hon. Matthew J. Titone, Assemblyman; Hon. Nicole Maliotakis, Assemblywoman; Hon. Ron J. Castarina, Jr. Assemblyman; Hon. Debi Rose, Councilwoman; Hon. Steve Matteo, Councilman; Hon. Joseph C. Borelli, Councilman; Michael E. McMahon, District Attorney.