Iraq War photo journalist uses experience to shed light on war’s impact on families

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Ashley Gilbertson was an Iraq War photo journalist and is using his experience of covering the war to address the emotions and psychological impact of war on veterans and their families.

Gilbertson will speak the the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Thursday at 6 p.m. Gilbertson will discuss how his experience covering the Iraq War informed more recent work that addresses the emotional and psychological impact of war on veterans and their families.

Attendance to the lecture is free, but tickets should be obtained by calling 816.751.1ART, or online at nelson-atkins.org.

You can follow Gilbertson on:

Twitter: @ashgilbertson

Instagram: @ashgilbertson