News Release

WWI and WWII poster exhibit includes food drive

LEWISTON, Idaho – The Lewis-Clark State College Center for Arts & History is holding a food drive throughout the run of its “WWI & WWII Pride and Propaganda” poster exhibit, the Center for Arts & History has announced. The drive coincides with sub-themes within the exhibit of food, Victory Gardens, and women in the military service.

The community is encouraged to bring fresh and/or canned foods to the Center when attending the exhibit or its programs. All donations will go to area food banks. Admission to the gallery is free, although donations are welcome.

Featuring the private collection of James and Sheron Givan, the exhibit will be on display until July 16. A list of the special programs running throughout the exhibition is below. All programs begin at 5:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

-       June 10 – “Food Will Win the War” presentation by Amanda Van Lanen, LCSC assistant professor of history
-       June 16 – “Re-Root: Take Back Your Food” panel discussion on Urban Gardening
-       June 23 – Film “Plant this Movie” to be held at 6 p.m. with a 5 p.m. reception with filmmaker Karney Hatch
-       June 30 – Film “The Story of America’s Female Patriots: UNSUNG HEROES”
-       July 7 – “Beyond Rosie the Riveter: Propaganda in Popular Women’s Magazines during WWII” presentation by Van Lanen

The exhibit is brought to the Center for Arts & History by sponsorship from Tri-State Memorial Hospital & Medical Campus and Vista Outdoor CCI Speer, and through grants from U.S. Bancorp, the Idaho Commission on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The gallery is open Monday-Saturday from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. For more information about the exhibitions or to schedule a docent tour, visit www.lcsc.edu/cah or call 208-792-2243.