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Earth Day included a non-partisan March for Science in downtown Dayton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Earth Day included a non-partisan March for Science in downtown Dayton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Book Club


Most events, exhibits, and admissions to the Museum are free of charge. Donations and memberships are appreciated and make this wonderful things possible. Please join us.

Book Club


Most events, exhibits, and admissions to the Museum are free of charge. Donations and memberships are appreciated and make this wonderful things possible. Please join us.

 

You're invited to the Dayton Literary Peace Prize Book Club with Lydia McBride

April 24, 6-7:30pm at the Museum

Please join a new book club at the Dayton International Peace Museum. Each month this free club will discuss and share a new book from one of the winners selected from the annual Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Light refreshments served.

This month's book will feature Viet Thanh Nguyen's The Sympathizer.

 
 
Listen to the story of the story on ALL THINGS CONSIDERED.

Listen to the story of the story on ALL THINGS CONSIDERED.

Peoples'Climate


Peoples'Climate


April 29: The Peoples' Climate March

Ride the bus from Columbus to Washington, DC, round trip for $50-scholarships available
 

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Contact: Mark stansbury to reserve your spot on the trip to dc

 

The Peoples' Climate March Demands:

Environmental & Economic Justice

Climate Justice

Good Green Jobs

Global Peace and cooperation

Sustainable Development

Saving Lives


Saving Lives


Great Discussions: May 5, 10am

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"Saving Lives with Water"

 

George Dad, President and CEO of Angels H2O International will present a revolutionary approach at the molecular level of water purification resulting in a persistent and cumulative solution to country’s water supply.

A single treatment can effectively eliminate childhood dysentery, stop Cholera outbreaks cold, and neutralize E. coli contamination in a targeted environment.

Holbrooke Hall, Dayton International Peace Museum. Free. All are welcome

 

 

Welcome Dayton


Welcome Dayton


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Learn to Meditate


Summer Camp Registration is Now Open for June 2017-Apply Soon as we will reach our limit soon!

Learn to Meditate


Summer Camp Registration is Now Open for June 2017-Apply Soon as we will reach our limit soon!

Learn to Meditate

The purpose of meditation is to make our mind calm and peaceful. If our mind is peaceful, we will be free from worries and mental discomfort, and so we will experience true happiness; but if our mind is not peaceful, we will find it very difficult to be happy, even if we are living in the very best conditions. If we train in meditation, our mind will gradually become more and more peaceful, and we will experience a purer and purer form of happiness. Eventually, we will be able to stay happy all the time, even in the most difficult circumstances. (http://www.how-to-meditate.org)

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Every Wednesday at the Museum from 5:15 to 5:45-Absolutely Free

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Brought to you by our friends at:

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Natural Path Meditation Center

3153 Lantz Rd, Beavercreek, OH 45432

OnPeaceEarth


The Museum's "Crown Jewels", the Peace Quilt Labyrinth is back home in Holbrooke Hall.  

OnPeaceEarth


The Museum's "Crown Jewels", the Peace Quilt Labyrinth is back home in Holbrooke Hall.  

Two-Day Core Orientation to Kingian NonviolenceJune 12-13

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Kingian Nonviolence Workshops

JUNE 12-13, 9am to 5pm

The Dayton International Peace Museum (DIPM) and the Peace Resource Center (PRC) at Wilmington College are delighted to bring Kingian Nonviolence Workshops to the Dayton area.  We invite you to take advantage of this opportunity to develop strong skills that bring nonviolent action alive as we "Create a Culture of Peace and Justice."

  Certified Kingian nonviolence trainers from Chicago and Portland will join local leaders in this process to be held at the Peace Museum, 208 W Monument in Dayton.

$60 adult     $50 students 7th grade through college

Contact Jan Futrell for more information: peacepathsteps@gmail.com

 
 

Summer Camp 2017


This year's summer camp is June 19– June 23, 2017   9:00 - 12:15pm

Summer Camp 2017


This year's summer camp is June 19– June 23, 2017   9:00 - 12:15pm

Summer Camp is June 19-23. Registration Now!

“Exploration is in our nature. We began as wanderers, and we are wanderers still. We have lingered long enough on the shores of the cosmic ocean. We are ready at last to set sail for the stars.”  ― Carl Sagan, Cosmos

Exploration is in our nature. We began as wanderers, and we are wanderers still. We have lingered long enough on the shores of the cosmic ocean. We are ready at last to set sail for the stars.” 
― Carl SaganCosmos

The Dayton International Peace Museum's Summer Peace Camp is in its 9th year. Each year the theme and focus are on peace-building skills our campers can apply not only during Peace Camp but in their daily lives.

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The groups rotate among the 4 different areas: Lesson Time, Snack and Story Time, Cooperative Games and Activities, and Craft Time. Each of these areas is coordinated and led by 2 lead teachers. All teachers and mentors are volunteers who have experience in the DIPM Peace Camp and in what it means to practice peace.

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The age range for the 2017 Peace Camp is age 4 through 6th grade. Campers are divided into age groups with a minimum of 2 mentors (high school/college student) leading each group.

Click Here

 

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We teach peacebuilding skills which emphasize compassionate listening, being kind, and using language and activities that provide opportunities to practice peace every day with the understanding that we all make mistakes. What is most important is that we learn from those mistakes!

 

TIPS New Semester


The Museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 1 to 5pm. Admission is free.

TIPS New Semester


The Museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 1 to 5pm. Admission is free.

TIPS Teens Set Sites on Peace Projects

TIPS student leave their mark.

TIPS student leave their mark.

 

Teens Inventing Peaceful Solutions

The Spring 2017 session of the TIPS program under way at the Dayton International Peace Museum.  The number of students has doubled since last Spring's inaugural debut of the group with students from over 15 Dayton area middle and high schools. New teens are always welcome to join!

The group meets on Saturday from 5-7:30pm at the Museum and ends every session with a feast of good food and conversation.  Teen members are working with mentors on a challenging leadership training program in Kingian nonviolence.   In a recent meeting, Rick Polhamus, Ohio member of the Christian Peacemaker Teams,  shared stories of action and accompaniment in war zones that stretched each one's imaginative understanding of  the power of active nonviolence under the most challenging of circumstances. 

Recently, TIPS members provided leadership for World House Day and the Martin Luther King Day March.  Watch for the presence of TIPS members as they organize, speak and perform at other area events, create public art and share their discoveries through online postings and museum exhibits.  With focus , deep thought and humor, these teens take seriously Gandhi’s call for us to “Be the change we want to see in the world.”

 
 

INMB Conference


The Museum is in desperate need of more volunteers, especially those interested in being a docent.

Please contact us and learn how you can help in the success of the country's only peace museum!

INMB Conference


The Museum is in desperate need of more volunteers, especially those interested in being a docent.

Please contact us and learn how you can help in the success of the country's only peace museum!

 

International Network of Museums for Peace Conference 2017-Belfast

 
Most of the Dayton delegation gathers for a photo at Ulster University in Belfast, site of the conference.

Most of the Dayton delegation gathers for a photo at Ulster University in Belfast, site of the conference.

Museum Director, Michael Kalter and the INMB Director talk with Nobel Peace Prize winner, Mairead Maguire at Stormont, the Northern Ireland General Assembly.

Museum Director, Michael Kalter and the INMB Director talk with Nobel Peace Prize winner, Mairead Maguire at Stormont, the Northern Ireland General Assembly.

Mairead Maguire was the keynote speaker.

Mairead Maguire was the keynote speaker.

Bill Shaw of Crosscurrents International Institute in Ohio moderated one of the conference's seminars in Belfast

Bill Shaw of Crosscurrents International Institute in Ohio moderated one of the conference's seminars in Belfast

The city of Belfast served as the host city to this year's conference for administrators of international peace museums.

The city of Belfast served as the host city to this year's conference for administrators of international peace museums.

Cities of Peace


The TIPS Group will begin the Spring Session on April 1

Cities of Peace


The TIPS Group will begin the Spring Session on April 1

 

New Exhibit: Cities of Peace

 
  • What are Cities of Peace?

  •  Where are Cities of Peace?

  •  Why are Cities of Peace Important?

  •  What is a Culture of Peace?  

  • What is Peacebuilding?  

  • How can we foster an  Economy of Peace? 

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Dayton was the first "City of Peace" and now there are more than 150 Cities of Peace worldwide.

Come see the exhibit at the Dayton International Peace Museum to answer these questions.

 

http://www.internationalcitiesofpeace.org

The Voyage of the Phoenix-HURRY ENDS SOON!


The Voyage of the Phoenix-HURRY ENDS SOON!


 

Hurry! Exhibit Ends Soon

The first “Voyage of the Phoenix” is the story of how one family on a carefree pleasure cruise became socially conscious activists. Created by Wilmington College Students, the exhibit is a story of transformation. During their trip around the world the Reynolds family became aware and opposed to racial inequality, global inequality, and nuclear testing. Barbara Reynolds eventually founded the Peace Resource Center at Wilmington College. This is an exhibit you’ll want to see and remember.

 
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The Voyage of the Phoenix is on exhibit now in the central exhibit space at the Museum

The exhibit focuses on the 1958 peaceful protest by the family sailing into the Pacific nuclear testing zone to protest the use of nuclear weapons and the unknown dangers of radiation on people and the environment. The exhibit features original artifacts, photographs, and manuscripts from the trip.

 

The Ship

The Phoenix of Hiroshima was a 50-foot, 30-ton yacht that circumnavigated the globe and was later involved in several famous protest voyages.

Between its launch in 1954 and its sinking in 2010, the Phoenix carried a family around the world, was used to make protest voyages against nuclear weapons, was declared a Japanese national shrine, and ended up offered free on Craigslist, gutted and stripped of masts, phoenix figurehead and every identifying mark but the words "Phoenix of Hiroshima." (Wikipedia)

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Always a Dull Moment

One of the Museum's founders, Ralph Dull celebrates his 88th birthday with a fundraiser for the DIPM

 
Ralph and wife Chris celebrate with Judge Rice at this week's celebration.

Ralph and wife Chris celebrate with Judge Rice at this week's celebration.

Roasts, toasts, magic and comedy rounded out the birthday celebration for Ralph Dull.

Roasts, toasts, magic and comedy rounded out the birthday celebration for Ralph Dull.

Executive Director, Michael Kalter welcomes guests to the 88th birthday party for Ralph Dull.

Executive Director, Michael Kalter welcomes guests to the 88th birthday party for Ralph Dull.

Museum board member, Lonnie Franks, waits to reveal his Deep Thought.

Museum board member, Lonnie Franks, waits to reveal his Deep Thought.

Leadership team member Bill Meers reveals the beautiful quilt door prize created by Museum board member, Charlotte Paugh.

Leadership team member Bill Meers reveals the beautiful quilt door prize created by Museum board member, Charlotte Paugh.

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Local Peace Heroes


 

 

 

 

 

 

Local Peace Heroes:

Peace literacy happens when we learn skills and knowledge from everyday local peace heroes.

Local Peace Heroes


 

 

 

 

 

 

Local Peace Heroes:

Peace literacy happens when we learn skills and knowledge from everyday local peace heroes.

Birthday Project


Want to help the Museum by having a party? See information below on the "BIRTHDAY PROJECT"

Birthday Project


Want to help the Museum by having a party? See information below on the "BIRTHDAY PROJECT"

 
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The Birthday Project

Would you like to celebrate your birthday, anniversary, retirement, ANYTHING, and help the Dayton International Peace Museum achieve its goal of promoting peace in the Miami Valley and beyond?  

The Birthday Project is an idea created by Charlotte, one our of top board members enableing museum friends and supporters to invite family and friends to celebrate and ask for donations to the Museum in lieu of gifts. Invited guests receive chances for original and hand-made door prizes, private museum tours and use of the Museum's kitchen and reception areas for their celebration. The museum has plenty of free parking in a great location in downtown Dayton.

Contact the museum for more information on how you can schedule your upcoming event and help the museum all at the same time!

 
 
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Peace Literacy


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peace Literacy Matters

What does peace look like through the eyes of a child?

Peace Literacy


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peace Literacy Matters

What does peace look like through the eyes of a child?

Internship


The mission of the Dayton International Peace Museum to promote peace through education, exhibits, forums, events and community outreach in the Miami Valley and beyond. 

Internship


The mission of the Dayton International Peace Museum to promote peace through education, exhibits, forums, events and community outreach in the Miami Valley and beyond. 

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Miami Valley  Racial Justice Internship

On Earth Peace's internships are available to qualified 18-24 year olds, current college and graduate students regardless of age, and recent graduates who begin within one year of graduating.  The internships are paid at $10/hr.

The internships will have the support of a local mentoring team, advance connections between racial justice organizers in the greater Dayton area and Church of the Brethren congregations. Catalyze and stimulate church involvement in ongoing racial justice work and the emergence of a Beloved Community of justice workers. Build power for change efforts. 

You can find a general description of OEP’s internship program and application instructions here: http://onearthpeace.org/internships

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Think Globally


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Think globally

Act locally

The Peace Heroes Walk Around the World enlisted more than 700 walkers and raised $75,000 to promote peace literacy programs.

 

Think Globally


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Think globally

Act locally

The Peace Heroes Walk Around the World enlisted more than 700 walkers and raised $75,000 to promote peace literacy programs.

 

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Contact page


Contact

Contact page


Contact

HOURS:  Weds. - Sun., 1 - 5 pm

(Main)  937-227-3223

(Fax): 937-224-2713

Michael Kalter, Director

208 W. Monument, Dayton OH 45402

admin@daytonpeacemuseum.com

 
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