Fields of Battle Exhibition Opens at Navy Pier

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Fields of Battle – Lands of Peace: The Doughboys 1917-1918

A unique portrait of the First World War battlefields. Fields of Battle – Lands of Peace: The Doughboys 1917-1918 is a powerful outdoor photographic exhibition series! Michael St Maur Sheil is the creator of this series. It tells of the healed scars of the First World War through our only remaining living witness. The fields of battle themselves.

Completely free to view in Polk Bros Park at Navy Pier. The exhibition opens on Oct. 5th and brings us the story of reconciliation across the lands of the warring nations. Once places of devastating violence, we now see landscapes of great beauty, testament to peace and remembrance.

With a focus on education and ideal for adults as well as children. This engaging exhibition features meticulously researched content including archive images as well as fascinating facts to support Michael’s contemporary battlefield images. For more information, click here.