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Discover exhibits, voices, and resources from six decades of global service

Posters in Portland

Iconic Calls to Join the Peace Corps

When you joined the Peace Corps, were you responding to the poster: Make America a Better Place: Leave the Country? Those edgy Peace Corps posters set a tone and helped inspire….

Join us for three upcoming events featuring leaders in the Peace Corps community: Jody Olsen, Peace Corps Director 2018 – 21; Carol Spahn, Peace Corps CEO; and Alana DeJoseph, Documentarian, discussing her production “A Towering Task, The Story of the Peace Corps.” 

Events hosted at ArtReach Gallery in Portland, Oregon. 

Peace Corps at 60

Inside the Volunteer Experience

An exhibition presented by Museum of the Peace Corps Experience and American University Museum, Washington, DC

Many Faces of Peace Corps

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who identify as a member of a non-majority group in the USA talk about their unique Peace Corps experiences.


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The Museum's Future

The Museum will soon have permanent exhibit space at Peace Corps Place, the new home of the National Peace Corps Association in Washington, DC. We seek space for a state-of-the-art museum building nearby while continuing to develop online exhibits that enable global access to our collection.

Peace Corps Place

Washington, DC

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