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A&H’s Maitland Historical Museum

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231 W. Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
(407) 539-2181

September 2018

J. André Smith and the Art of Camouflage

September 6, 2018 @ 11:00 am - January 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
A&H’s Maitland Historical Museum, 231 W. Packwood Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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$6

In 1917, upon America’s entry into World War I, J. André Smith, founder of the Maitland Art Center (formerly known as the Research Studio), enlisted in the Army Reserve and received officer’s training. He first served with a camouflage unit and then joined as the senior officer and commander in a war art program, consisting of eight professional artists to document the activities of the American Expeditionary Force in France. Smith designed the Distinguished Service Cross, and after the war,…

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