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60th Anniversary Exhibition

Peace Corps at 60
Inside the Volunteer Experience

View this exhibition at American University Museum Museum@Home

Presented by the AU Museum Project Space

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Coming Up
Peace Corps 2.0: A Symposium 
March 31, 4 -7PM ET

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Pre-order the fully illustrated exhibition catalog with stories from returned Peace Corps Volunteers. $15, plus taxes and shipping.




From its inception the Peace Corps has offered an alternative path for advancing peace and promoting friendship among nations. This exhibition brings home and showcases objects and stories from 30 volunteers. They represent a sampling of the nearly 240,000 individuals who have served since the Peace Corps’ creation six decades ago.


Peace Corps volunteer Harry Birnholz (Benin 1974-77) and local farmers try a weed-management farming technique using animal traction.