Events

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We are lining up a full season of programming for 2023. Confirmed upcoming events are listed below and will be added regularly. Please reach out through our contact page to explore ways we can help your school, church, city or company use our model of storytelling to bridge divides and build community.

January 15-21, 2023 – Carthage CollegeKenosha, Wisconsin

We will set up our American Stories exhibit and present a keynote lecture for the campus and community as a part of their MLK Day celebration.

January 27-28, 2023 – Greater Milwaukee SynodMilwaukee, Wisconsin

We will co-create a public studio series with the attendees at the ELCA synod’s Together in Mission gathering.

February 7, 2023 – Coming Home (public event)Minneapolis, Minnesota

Join us for a public celebration of A Peace of My Mind’s return to Minnesota. We will host an evening of stories and photos at Squirrel Haus Arts in Minneapolis. We will be joined by musician Neal Hagberg and we have arranged a special guest appearance by Vinny, our travelin’ van and mobile headquarters. Limited seating. Tickets required. Get yours here.

February 20-23, 2023 – University of GeorgiaAlexandria, Virginia

We will co-create a public studio series with the attendees LEAD 21 and Aspire programs and close their conference with a keynote address.

February 26-March 3, 2023 – Cornell UniversityIthaca, New York

We will install our American Stories exhibit on campus and engage the College of Veterinary Medicine with our studio and keynote.

March 6, 2023 – Duke UniversityVirtual

I will work with journalism students as a guest speaker for Professor Barry Yeoman’s course, The Art of the Interview.

April 17-21, 2023 – National Week of ConversationOnline

A Peace of My Mind will lead a series of online workshops in conjunction with the National Week of Conversation.

April 25, 2023 – Film screening (public event)Minneapolis, Minnesota

Join us for a public screening of Beyond the Divide, followed by a conversation with film maker Jan Selby. We will host an evening of story and conversation at Squirrel Haus Arts in Minneapolis. Limited seating. Tickets required. Save the date on your calendar and watch for more info here soon. We’ll make the popcorn and have some beverages on hand, but feel free to byob as well.

June 19-22, 2023 – The Montana Institute – Big Sky, Montana

We will install our American Stories exhibit and lead programing at The Montana Institute’s summer gathering. “Join us in June 2023 for three and half powerful days that will help you uncover and grow the positives that already exist in your community. Mornings will be filled with dynamic keynote presentations, and the afternoons will be dedicated to interactive, hands-on workshops.” Tickets available here.

July 13-16, 2023 – Wild Goose FestivalUnion Grove, North Carolina

We will return to Wild Goose Festival for a second year to co-create an outdoor studio series at this annual gathering of spirit, justice and art. Tickets available here.

Past Exhibits and Presentations (partial list)

Syracuse University – Syracuse, NY

Pacific Lutheran University – Tacoma, WA

National Civil Rights Museum – Memphis, TN

March for Civility – Washington, DC

Holocaust Center of Florida – Orlando, FL

Rutgers University Honors College – New Brunswick, NJ

Weave: The Social Fabric Project – Virtual

Padnos/Sarosik Center for Civil Discourse – Allendale, MI

Cornell University – Ithaca, NY

Ohio State University Extension – Columbus, OH

Kent State University – Kent, OH

University of Pennsylvania – Philadelphia, PA

Wild Goose Festival – Union Grave, NC

University of Nebraska Extension – Kearney, NE

University of Wisconsin Extension – Stevens Point, WI

Points of Light Conference- St. Paul, MN

The Forum on Workplace Inclusion – Minneapolis, MN

Good Deeds Day – Nairobi, Kenya

Ithaca College – Ithaca, NY

Terrace Gallery – Orlando, FL

Kentucky Cooperative Extension – Lexington, KY

Memphis Theological Seminary – Memphis, TN

West Virginia University – Morgantown, WV

Bethlehem Lutheran Church – Minneapolis, MN

Cypress College – Cypress, CA

University of Mississippi – Oxford, MS

Thrivent Financial – Minneapolis, MN

Mississippi State University – Starkville, MS

Virginia Cooperative Extension – virtual

University of Richmond – Richmond, VA

Potomac State College – Keyser, WV

Easter Lutheran Church – Eagan, MN

University of Minnesota MLK Center – Minneapolis, MN

National Institutes for Historically Disadvantaged Students – Parkersburg, WV

Astrup Family Foundation – Minneapolis, MN

San Pablo Lutheran Church – Minneapolis, MN

Everett Public Library – Everett, WA

American Planning Association – Ithaca, NY

Oak Hill Montessori – Shoreview, MN

Central New Mexico Conference on Teaching and Learning – Albuquerque, NM

University of Wisconsin Extension – Stevens Point, WI

Concordia College – Moorhead, MN

University of Georgia Cooperative Extension – Athens, GA

Christ the King Catholic Church – Edina, MN

University of North Dakota – Grand Forks, ND

Saint Joseph’s University – Philadelphia, PA

Easter Lutheran Church – Eagan, MN

Epworth Assembly – Ludington, MI

NACA National Conference – Boston, MA

The Colorado Chautauqua – Boulder, CO

St. Stevens Lutheran Church – Bloomington, MN

Montana State University – Billings, MT

SUNY Upstate Medical University – Syracuse, NY

St. Mark’s By The Narrows Lutheran Church – Tacoma, WA

Oshkosh North High School – Oshkosh, WI

East Carolina University – Greenville, NC

Northwood Technical College – New Richmond and Rice Lake, WI

Joint Council on Extension Professionals – Arlington, VA

University of Arkansas – Pulaski Technical College – North Little Rock, AR

Thiel College – Greenville, PA

West Virginia University at Parkersburg – Parkersburg, WV

Stillwater Public Library – Stillwater, MN

University High School – Carmel, IN

Washburn University – Topeka, KS

West Virginia University Extension – Morgantown, WV

Alvernia University – Reading, PA

Cornell University, Sevin Fellowship – Ithaca, NY

Rutgers University, MARK Leadership Conference – New Brunswick, NJ

Tennessee Tech – Cookeville, TN

Good Deeds Day – Lima, Peru

Bonita Springs Centers for the Arts – Bonita Springs, FL

Chippewa Valley Technical College – Eau Claire, WI

Project Sanctuary – Grand Lake, CO

Clarion University, Venango – Oil City, PA

University of Minnesota Extension – Minneapolis, MN

Women of the ELCA: Triennial Gathering – Minneapolis, MN

Lakeside Chautauqua – Lakeside, OH

Plymouth Congregational Church – Minneapolis

The Miami Valley School – Dayton, OH

Holden Village – Chelan, WA

Normandale Community College – Bloomington, MN

Alamo Heights Independent School District – Alamo Heights, TX

Longwood University – Farmville, VA

University of Nebraska – Omaha, NE

Millersville University – Millersville, PA

Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church – Prior Lake, MN

Gilmour Academy – Gates Mills, OH

Hawkeye Community College – Waterloo, IA

Carleton College – Northfield, MN

Gandhi-King Conference on Non-violence – Memphis, TN

Gustavus Adolphus College – St. Peter, MN

Global Citizenship Experience – Chicago, IL

Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality – St. Paul, MN

Hamline University – St. Paul, MN

Lutheran Social Services – Minneapolis, MN

HealthEast – St. Paul, MN

Central College – Pella, IA

Good Deeds Day – Bangkok, Thailand

University of Minnesota Extension – Brainerd, MN

Bucknell University – Lewisburg, PA

Northeast Youth and Family Services – Roseville, MN

Sojourners Summit for Change – Washington, DC

West Virginia University Marketing development – Morgantown, WV

Peace & Justice Studies Association – Memphis, TN

New York University – NY

Peace Lutheran Church – Lauderdale, MN

Northeastern Illinois University – Chicago, IL

Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church – Chicago, IL

Eagan Public School District – Eagan, MN

Lakeville Public School District – Lakeville, MN

Saint Cloud Public Library – St. Coud, MN

Nobel Peace Prize Forum – St. Paul, MN

Laman Public Library – Little Rock, AR

United World College – Montezuma, NM

Viterbo University – La Crosse, WI

FAIR School – Crystal, MN

The Breman Jewish Heritage & Holocaust Remembrance Museum – Atlanta, GA

Elmira College – Elmira, NY

Wilmington College – Wilmington, OH

Macalester College – St. Paul, MN

Old Dominion University – Norfolk, VA

Groves Academy – St. Louis Park, MN

Loras College – Dubuque, IA

Carthage College – Kenosha, WI

Hennepin County Government Center – Minneapolis, MN

St. Paul Area Council of Churches – St. Paul, MN

University of St. Thomas – St. Paul, MN

Monmouth College – Monmouth, IL

Indiana University – Kokomo, IN

Breck School – Golden Valley, MN

Bloomington Civic Plaza – Bloomington, MN

Waukesha County Technical College – Waukesha, WI

Morningside College – Sioux City, IA

Landmark Center – St. Paul, MN

Augustana College – Sioux Falls, SD

University of Minnesota – Crookston, MN

University of North Carolina – Asheville, NC

Rutgers University – Camden, NJ

Everyday Democracy Conference – Baltimore, MD

ISACS conference – Columbus, OH

Columbus Academy – Columbus, OH

Augustana College – Rock Island, IL

Rhodes College – Memphis, TN

Center for Transforming Communities – Memphis, TN

Zion Lutheran Church – Anoka, MN

Buchanan Center for the Arts – Monmouth, IL