Events

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We are excited to return to in-person programming this fall and we continue to book virtual engagements as well. Upcoming events are listed below. Please reach out through our contact page to explore ways we can help your school, church, city or company bridge divides and build community together.

February 7 – April 29, 2022 – Orlando City Hall Terrace Gallery – Orlando, Florida

In cooperation with the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida, our series of portraits in the week after George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis will be on display in an exhibit entitled, “Uprooting Prejudice: Faces of Change.” You can learn more at this link. And you can read an article by Orland news station WKMG  at this link.

March 27, 2022 – Minnesota Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship- Bloomington, Minnesota

John will deliver the morning message at the 10:30 service with time for discussion afterward. More info here.

April 3-10, 2022 – Easter Lutheran Church- Eagan, Minnesota

We will install our American Stories exhibit for a week-long residency at the church. Exhibit hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m. The exhibit will be split between both church locations with different stories featured at each location. John will be giving the sermon on Sunday, April 3 and a closing keynote ay 6:30 pm on Saturday, April 9.

April 12-14, 2022 – Montana State University Extension – Billings, Montana

We will set up our on-site studio and give the closing keynote at the statewide conference for Montana Extension professionals.

April 26, 2022 – Virginia Extension – virtual keynote

John will deliver the closing keynote for the Family Nutrition Program Webinar Series, Moving from Conflict to Collaboration.

May 10-11, 2022 – Nebraska Extension conference – Kearney, Nebraska

We will set up our on-site studio and give the closing keynote at the statewide conference for Nebraska Extension professionals.

May 20-22, 2022 – Minnesota Extension Naturalists conference – Welch, Minnesota

We will set up our on-site studio and give the closing keynote at the statewide conference for Minnesota Extension naturalists.

May 23 / 25, 2022 – Bethlehem Lutheran Church- Minneapolis, Minnesota

We will set up our on-site studio to gather stories of belonging from the community.

June 1, 2022 – Aspen Institute- Virtual

John will participate in Weave: The Social Fabric Project and deliver a 400 second presentation with 20 slides that share how he has been a weaver of community.

August 24 – December, 2022 – Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida – Orlando, Florida

Our gallery exhibit will be on display for the entire fall at the center, with programming to be announced as the dates get closer.

November 6-9, 2022 – Grand Valley State University – Allendale, Michigan

We will install our American Stories exhibit, lead a studio series and deliver a keynote for campus and the community.

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
  • Rutgers University Honors College – New Brunswick, NJ
  • Cornell University – Ithaca, NY
  • Kent State University – Kent, OH
  • University of Pennsylvania – Philadelphia, PA
  • 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
  • Kentucky Cooperative Extension – Lexington, KY
  • Memphis Theological Seminary – Memphis, TN
  • West Virginia University Marketing development – 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
  • University of Richmond – Richmond, VA
  • University of Minnesota MLK Center – Minneapolis, MN
  • National Institutes for Historically Disadvantaged Students – Parkersburg, WV
  • Astrup Family Foundation – Minneapolis, MN
  • Everett Public Library – Everett, WA
  • American Planning Association – Ithaca, NY
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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