Dayton Peace Festival

The Isaac Pollack House

Help the Dayton Peace Museum celebrate the first Dayton Peace Festival on  Saturday-Monday, October 12-14. The festival will be help on the campus of America’s only peace museum and include games, food, yoga, meditation, free classes on mindfulness and nonviolence. Join college and pro athletes and a few surprise celebrities as we celebrate the spirit […]

Peaceful MOVEment 5K Walk and Run

You don’t need to be competitive to participate! Come out and skip, walk, jump, frolic, or run through 3.1 miles of Antioch’s campus and the surrounding Yellow Springs Community as we celebrate International Peace Day. Historically, this day is observed around the world, to commemorate and strengthen the ideals of peace both within and among […]

Teen Suicide Prevention Month

National Suicide Prevention month is highlighted in September. And while educators and parents can’t—and shouldn’t—act as mental health professionals, they can advocate for students and their children. They can help create schools and communities where all children know they’re valued and loved and where support is available if students find themselves in crisis. The following links provided by Teaching Tolerance, an […]

New hours!

I love the Dayton Intl Peace Museum

The Peace Museum is open Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays!  10 AM to 5 PM or by Appointment. We hope this allows you to stop & check out what’s new, while you may already be downtown for your weekend at the Second Street Market, shopping and eating in the Oregon District, seeing a show at the Victoria […]

Summer Update – 2019

Dave Chappelle at Gem City Shine event on August 25, 2019

September is Peace Month around the world and around the Miami Valley. Known universially as Peace Month, with September 21 celebrated as International Peace Day, be sure to check here and our social media for more than 40 events happening in and around the Miami Valley this month. The Dayton Peace Museum and the 100 […]

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!

logo of the International Cities of Peace

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 […]

10th Annual Peace Camp Largest Ever

2019 was the Dayton International Peace Museum’s 10th year of Summer Peace Camp. 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. The week-long camp featured games, music, art, gardening, and opportunities to learn about wholesome food choices. Friday’s […]

UN grants special status to Cities of Peace

view of hundreds of the world's flags waving in the sky

On April 27th, Cities of Peace, Inc., was granted Special Consultative Status with the U.N.’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). International Cities of Peace will now have two permanent passes to U.N. headquarters and be able to participate on committees and deliver oral statements and submit written statements to be circulated by the Secretary-General’s office. Thanks […]