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Hours of Operation


Open to public

Wednesday through Sunday,

 1 pm - 5 pm

The Museum Is free to all, but donations are appreciated.

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Hours of Operation


Open to public

Wednesday through Sunday,

 1 pm - 5 pm

The Museum Is free to all, but donations are appreciated.

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A Space to Make Peace

“It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it.”

— Eleanor Roosevelt

People cannot be expected to end disputes peacefully if they have never learned nonviolent alternatives. Yet, few places exist for the sole purpose of teaching people—especially children—nonviolent approaches to conflict resolution.  A peace museum fills this void.

Founded in 2004, the Dayton International Peace Museum raises awareness of nonviolent strategies for achieving peace now and in the future. The Dayton International Peace Museum was founded by J. Frederick Arment, Ralph and Christine Dull, Steve Fryburg and Lisa Wolters.  It honors the 1995 Dayton Peace Accords that ended war in Bosnia. Its mission is to inspire a local, national, and international culture of peace.

Located in downtown Dayton, the Museum is housed in the Isaac Pollack House, a three-story structure built in 1876 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Incorporated in Ohio in 2004, the Museum is a 501(3)C organization and relies on volunteers and private donors for its support. The Museum is a member of the International Network of Museums for Peace, which has members in 27 countries, including Germany, Iran, Japan, Kenya, and South Africa.

More About "A Space to Make Peace:"

Issac Pollack House, 1867, home of the Dayton International Peace Museum
 

TIPS Photos Slideshow


TIPS=Teens Inventing Peaceful Solutions. Any Miami Valley teen can join.

TIPS Photos Slideshow


TIPS=Teens Inventing Peaceful Solutions. Any Miami Valley teen can join.

 

Teens Inventing Peaceful Solutions (TIPS) is a group of young people (7th-12th grade) who meet at the Dayton International Peace Museum. 

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Peace Hero Stories


Peace Hero Stories


Learn more about Dayton Peace Hero Sister Dorthy Stang and peace advocate Ted Studebaker in the documentary film, The Ted Studebaker Story and other Peace Heroes here and also featured in the Peace Heroes Room at the Dayton International Peace Museum.

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Volunteers


Volunteers

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Volunteers


Volunteers

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Volunteer Leadership Team

Each week a dedicated team of volunteer managers gathers to help guide the day-to-day operations of the Dayton International Peace Museum.  Their efforts are critical to the ongoing mission of the museum.

Volunteer Program

The museum enlists a crew of volunteers who provide the primary staffing, Wednesday through Sunday, 1 pm - 5 pm.  They are trained in offering guided tours of the Museum. In addition, our volunteers help in many other areas as described below.

Volunteers Always Needed AND Appreciated!

The Museum is in need of specialized volunteers who can help in the areas of:

  • IT and webdesign;

  • Social media and marketing;

  • Research and writing;

  • Event Fundraising;

  • Data management;

  • Administration.

Please contact DENNIS GEEHAN, Outreach Coordinator if you are interested in volunteering.

Volunteer Info


"The death of the forest is the end of our life." Sister Dorthy Stang, advocate for the rainforests of the world

Volunteer Info


"The death of the forest is the end of our life." Sister Dorthy Stang, advocate for the rainforests of the world

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Leadership


Leadership

Leadership


Leadership

 

The Board of Directors and museum staff

Dr. Katherine Rowell, CHAIR, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology, Sinclair Community College.

Dr. Mary Ramey, VICE-CHAIR, Psychologist (Ret.)

Lonnie Franks, TREASURER Director of Engineering, NCR (Ret.)

Dr. Eeman Dajani, EXHIBITS COORDINATOR, Pediatric dentist.

Dr. Tanya Maus, SECRETARY, Director of the Wilmington College Peace Resource Center.

Darsheel Kaur, Activist.

Jacob Bauer, Adjunct Philosophy Professor, Wright State University.

Charise Hairston, Conflict Intervention Specialist, Dayton Mediation Center.

Salma Albezreh, High School Student and co-founder of TIPS teen peace program.

Kay Edwards, VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR, Banker, PNC Bank.

Jane McEwen, Manager, Mentoring Collaborative of Montgomery County.

William Meers, DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, Public & Cultural Affairs Specialist (Ret.)

Lesley Thomas, PEACE CAMP DIRECTOR, public school teacher.

K.M. Kelly, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.

The Volunteers and Board of Directors do not receive any compensation for their services attributed to the Dayton International Peace Museum.