Peace Corps at 60 Inside the Volunteer Experience

Presented by the AU Museum Project Space

This exhibition is featured in our Museum@Home.

Read the exhibition catalog online.

Virtual Opening
Peace Corps at 60: Inside the Volunteer Experience
March 3, 7PM ET
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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.

Harry Birnholz with farmers outside Logozohe, Zou Province, Benin, 1977

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

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