A Strong Clear Vision explores the creation of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Although it became one of the most beloved memorials in the world, Maya Lin's elegant design was initially greeted with skepticism. Lin was an unknown architect whose entry had been selected after a nationwide competition. She was only 20 years old, and it angered some politicians that she was Asian. Yet through all the vitriol, Lin persevered, ultimately realizing her stirring artistic vision.
Our host this evening will be local architect, Michelle Kruzel, of Buday + Kruzel Architects, PLLC. Michelle will lead a discussion following the film screening.
Learn more about Maya Lin.