We invite you to submit your event to the U.S. National WW1 Centennial Events Register, where it will become part of the permanent national archive of WW1 Centennial activities. Please include an image for the event, such as the event poster or sponsoring organization logo.
NOTE: All events submitted are required to provide:
1. A event contact email address
2. A full and detailed description of the event sufficient to understand what the event is, who is putting it on, and what to expect when attending.
John Singer Sargent, one of America’s premier portrait painters, undertook a commission in 1917 to commemorate American and British involvement in World War I. After travelling to the front, he chose to depict soldiers wounded in a mustard gas attack. Join art historian Elizabeth Tebow in looking at the circumstances that led to the painting of this iconic work from the Great War, as well as the significance of the introduction of chemical warfare.