The Strange History of the Isaac Pollack House

A Mansion for Peace Peace- that was the other name for home. Kathleen Norris Welcome to the home of the Dayton International Peace Museum. Like a peace movement, places are defined by their diverse character and deeply rooted history. So, you can imagine the excitement when dedicated supporters were able to acquire the Isaac Pollack […]

Annual Nobel Peace Prize Luncheon Set for November 30

This year’s annual event is being held at the University of Dayton Marriott Hotel. Join us on Saturday, November 30 from 11:30 am to 2 pm for a Taste of Italy luncheon buffet (with vegan and vegetarian options) with dessert. Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley is this year’s keynote speaker. Local professional photojournalist and current Museum […]

2019 Dayton Literary Peace Prize Finalists

  Fiction Insurrecto by Gina Apostol (Penguin Random House) Histories and personalities collide in this literary tour-de-force about the Philippines’ present and America’s past. Two women, a Filipino translator and an American filmmaker, go on a road trip in Duterte’s Philippines, collaborating and clashing in the writing of a film script about a massacre during […]

Help Us Celebrate 15 Years!

On May 27, 2004, the Dayton International Peace Museum was born from the vision of a small group of people who felt peace was incredibly overlooked in our country. To honor the many peace communities in Dayton’s long history—many religious, but others not—the idea of creating what would only be the second peace museum in [...]

Cities of Peace Turns Ten!

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Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of International Cities of Peace The Dayton Council on World Affairs (DCOWA) hosted J. Frederick Arment, the founding director of International Cities of Peace, recently at an event at the Museum. ICP is a Dayton-based nonprofit organization with Special Consultative Status with ECOSOC, the United Nations Committee for NGOs. Arment is […]

Support the Museum through Amazon & Kroger

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Did you know you can support the Dayton International Peace Museum just by shopping at Kroger and at using smile.Amazon.com? Kroger: It's easy when you enroll in Kroger Community Rewards®! To get started, sign up with your Plus Card below, and select the Museum. Add the museum to your Kroger Card: Our number is #GL207 [...]