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!

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 […]