Truth Tellers: An Artist’s Journey to Uphold our Founding Ideals Film Screening & Discussion

Truth Tellers -Richard Kane's documentary about AWTT and the portrait subjects' stories - will be screened at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington,

'I AM Woman: Maine Activists' Exhibition Opening

Please join us forthe exhibition opening of"I AM Woman: Maine Activists"featuring works by artist Robert Shetterly. Wednesday, May 11th, 4:30 pm - 6 pm

Truth Tellers screens at Independent Film Festival in Boston

Join us on April 30, 2022, 6 p.m. at the Somerville Theater!

'Truth Tellers' at The BTS Center

In case you missed the March 24 screening of Truth Tellers in Portland, ME, you can now view the follow-up discussion hosted by The BTS Center's Nicole Di

"Truth Teller" screenings accelerate

"Truth Tellers," Richard Kane's documentary about the work of AWTT artist Robert Shetterly and his activist portrait subjects, continues to be in high dem

January screenings of 'Truth Tellers'

Richard Kane's movie "Truth Tellers" will be shown in three Maine locations this month.  And look for the film in Southern California - at the Borrego Spr

Share Your Reflections: Truth Tellers Exhibit at Cornell

In conjunction with an exhibit of 17 AWTT portraits on the Cornell campus during the month of November 2021, Cornell's College of Human Ecology has come u

Truth Tellers Documentary Screens in Two Maine Locations

The documentary film Truth Tellers will be screened in Maine during the third week of November. Opera House Arts, Stonington, Maine November 20, 2021

Virginia Film Festival: Truth Tellers

What: Screening of Truth Tellers film Where: The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA When: 1:15p.m., Sunday, October 31, 2021 "For activist Ro

AWTT Portraits in Binghamton and Ithaca, New York

An exhibit of seventeen AWTT portrait opens at the Broome County Public Library in Binghamton, NY on October 1, 2021. 

Americans Who Tell the Truth Celebration

What: Americans Who Tell the Truth Celebration Where: Peterborough, New Hampshire (Depot Park and Mariposa Museum) When: October 17, 2021, 3:00 - 6:00 p

WERU interview with artist Robert Shetterly

WERU host Amy Browne will interview AWTT artist Robert Shetterly and filmmaker Richard Kane on Tuesday, October 5, at 4 pm.

Truth Tellers to Premier at Camden International Film Festival

The Camden International Film Festival will premiere Truth Tellers, a documentary film featuring artist Robert Shetterly's work on September 19.

AWTT Portraits on Exhibit in Peterborough, NH

This exhibit of thirty-nine Americans Who Tell the Truth portraits and narratives honors citizens who have courageously worked for social, environmental,

Maine Secretary of State Bellows to host students, artwork at office

Maine Secretary of State Shenna Bellows will host student artists from King Middle School in Portland and Sweetland School in Hope at 11 a.m.

AWTT Artist Robert Shetterly is Guest of Acadia Senior College

Artist Robert Shetterly offered this presentation and interview, hosted by Acadia Senior College, on May 23, 2021.

Inter-generational climate conversation

When: March 20, 2021, 4 p.m. EDT; Where: Virtual

Cove Street Arts: I Am an American

“I Am An American” exhibition opens Thursday, Nov. 12 at Cove Street Arts in Portland, Maine. 

Robert Shetterly Portrait Contest

Americans Who Tell the Truth and The MY HERO Project are co-sponsoring this year's Robert Shetterly Portrait Contest. The deadline for submissions is Dece

Using Storytelling for Social Justice

Saturday, November 14, 2020 3-4:30 p.m. Andy Davis—storyteller and peace activist—will moderatea panel of experts who have successfully used storytell

AWTT Exhibit at Zumi's in Ipswich, MA

Announcement fromZumi's: So honored and excited for this timely 2020 Art Exhibit at Zumi’s.

The BTS Center Summer Arts Series

In partnership with Americans Who Tell the Truth, The BTS Center's first online gathering in their 2020 Summer Arts series will feature presentations by v

Americans Who Tell the Truth @ Charlottesville

Portraits L-R: John Lewis, Kelsey Juliana, Michelle Alexander, Nicole & Jonas Maines, Rev.

Robert Shetterly: The Role of Education in a Democracy

Thomas College, Waterville, ME Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 3 - 4:30 pm Join artist Robert Shetterly for a community session open to the public.

SUNY Polytech Artist's Talk

Join Robert Shetterly to hear stories about what inspires the artist and how his series of paintings came to be.

Robert Shetterly at the Active Bystanding and Caring Communities Symposium

We are looking forward to the Active Bystanding and Caring Communities Symposium at University of Southern Maine on Thursday and Friday., October 24 and 2

AWTT Exhibit at SUNY Polytechnical Institute

SUNY Poly is hosting an exhibit of Americans Who Tell the Truth portraits from October 21 through December 13, 2019 at Gannett Art Gallery. The Gallery

Legacies of War 15th Anniversary Gala

Robert Shetterly will unveil his new portrait of peace advocate Channapha Khamvongsa at this Sept.

COA Reception with Robert Shetterly

Join painter Robert Shetterly on Thursday, Aug. 22 for a closing reception for College of the Atlanticsummer exhibit, Americans Who Tell the Truth.

Climate Convergence Conference

Robert Shetterly will serve as host at the Climate Convergence Conference to be held at George Stevens Academy in Blue Hill, Maine on July 20, 2019 - an a

Reggie Harris Concert

June 29, 2019, 7:00 p.m. Blue Hill, Maine Town Hall We're happy to welcomeReggie Harris, singer/songwriter/social activist, to Blue Hill, toperform hi

The Long History of Racism and Police Violence in Chicago (and America)

Legendary Civil Rights lawyer, Flint Taylor presents his recently published book, "THE TORTURE MACHINE: Racism and Police Violence in Chicago".

Archipelago Artists and Makers Conference

April 4, 2019, 5-6 p.m. Point Lookout, 64 Atlantic Highway, Northport, Maine Join us for an evening with Maine artist and author Robert Shetterly as h

Bree Newsome and Maulian Dana: A Conversation

New Location!Portland High School Auditorium March 29, 7 p.m. Get tickets Emlen Hall, Bay School, South Street, Blue Hill, Maine March 30, 7 p.m.

AWTT Unveiling New Whistleblower Portraits at GAP40 Gala

Americans Who Tell the Truth is honored to join the Government Accountability Project in celebrating its 40 years of defending whistleblowers.

Americans Who Tell the Truth Through Law

Diversity ForumBrandeis School of LawUniversity of Louisville

Baldemar Velásquez: Farm Labor, Immigration and Social Justice

Crosby Center, 96 Church St., Belfast, MaineSeptember 20, 2018, 7-9 p.m.Baldemar Velásquez is a highly renowned civil rights and farmworker rights activi

Art at the Barn: Americans Who Tell the Truth

Surry Arts Barn, 8 Cross Road, Surry, MaineTuesday, September 11, 7:00 p.m.

Cecile Richards: Turning This Moment into a Movement

Emlen Hall, Bay School, Blue Hill, MaineTuesday, August 21, 7 p.m.

Pulitzer Prize Author/Activist Chris Hedges to Speak in Blue Hill

Chris Hedges will speak on the eve of the release of his newest book America:The Farewell Tour.

4th Annual Samantha Smith Challenge Celebration with Kelsey Juliana -- 2018

The fourth annual Samantha Smith Challenge, a project of Americans Who Tell the Truth and the Maine Association for Middle Level Education, encourages you

Kelsey Juliana at Bagaduce Lending Library

Kelsey Juliana speaks about her journey as an environmental activist and the progress of Juliana v.

Bill McKibben, Sherri Mitchell, and Robert Shetterly @ Vermont Law School

Robert Shetterly, Bill McKibben, and Sherri Mitchell will discuss cultural change and the environment.

Robert Shetterly at Centre College

Rob will be in residence for the week ofFebruary 19th - 23rdat Centre College in Danville, KY.

Sherri Mitchell & Robert Shetterly to Speak in Belfast

A selection of Indigenous People in portraits from Maine artist Robert Shetterly's "Americans Who Tell The Truth" series will be on display in t

Robin Wall Kimmerer To Speak at Portrait Unveiling & AWTT Fundraiser

Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

AWTT at ArtRage, The Norton Putter Gallery in Syracuse, New York

ArtRage Gallery in Syracuse, New York will host a show of 24 of Robert Shetterly's Americans Who Tell the Truth portraits from September 10 to mid-Novembe

Willard Uphaus Portrait Unveiling & Activist Panel Discussion

Robert Shetterly will unveil his newest AWTT portrait of World Fellowship founder, Willard Uphaus at the Arlington St. Church in Boston, MA on May 7 2016.

Nicole & Jonas Maines Portrait Unveiling at Waynflete Academy

Robert Shetterly unveils his newest portrait to be part of the Americans Who Tell the Truth series of the siblings, Nicole & Jonas Maines.

AWTT & Robert Shetterly at Mt. Mercy University

Robert Shetterly will visit Mt. Mercy University from April 4-7, 2016.

Robert Shetterly at Maxwell School, Syracuse University

Robert Shetterly will speak at the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration at Syracuse University's Maxwell School.

AWTT Exhibit & Robert Shetterly Talk at Waynflete Academy

Waynflete Academy in Portland, Maine hosts an exhibit of the Americans Who Tell the Truth portraits and a public talk by artist Robert Shetterly.

Robert Shetterly at Rosemont College: Public Talk October 27, 2015

Robert Shetterly will spend the last week of October 2015 at Rosemont College in Rosemont, Pennsylvania.

Dr. William Barber Portrait Unveiling - Asheville, North Carolina

Dr. William Barber II's portrait will be unveiled as part of the Americans Who tell the Truth exhibit in Asheville, North Carolina on September 19, 2015.

Robert Shetterly at 2015 Kateri Peace Conference

Robert Shetterly at 17th Annual Kateri Peace Conference in Fonda, New York, August 14-15, 2015.

Robert Shetterly to Give Commencement Address at Lyndon State College

Robert Shetterly to give Lyndon State College's 2015 Commencement Address.

AWTT at the Muhammad Ali Center

The Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, Kentucky, hosts a major show of AWTT paintings around the theme of Civil Rights.

Robert Shetterly in Bozeman, Montana for MLK Day

This Martin Luther King Day, Robert Shetterly has been invited by the Bozeman MLK Day Organizing Committee to give that city's keynote address on MLK Day.

Lily Yeh, Artist-Activist, To Speak in Blue Hill, Maine

Lily Yeh, who is part of the Americans Who Tell the Truth portrait series, will speak about her work restoring community through art.

Alice Rothchild in Blue Hill, Maine

Alice Rothchild will speak at the Blue Hill Public Library at the unveiling of her portrait as it is added to the Americans Who Tell the Truth portrait co

2014 Maine Peace Jam Slam: Rob Shetterly to Give Keynote

Robert Shetterly to give Keynote at 2014 Maine Peace Jam event.

Bob Moses Portrait Unveiling at Miami University (Ohio)

Robert Shetterly's portrait of Bob Moses is presented as part of the Miami University Ohio's Celebration of Freedom Summer.

Esther Attean, Denise Altvater, and Rob Shetterly at Bates College

A special opportunity to hear Esther Attean and Denise Altvater, two core architects of the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Co

Robert Shetterly Keynote Speaker at National Canvassers Conference

Hudson Bay National Canvassers Conference Kentucky Dam State Park - Gilbertsville, KY September 12 - 14, 2014 Robert Shetterly will be the Keynote


  • Portrait Unveilings at Maine State Capitol Building with Maine-Wabanaki Reach

    Hosted by Maine Wabanaki Reach

    The portraits of Esther Attean and Denise Altvater will be unveiled as part of the Americans Who Tell the Truth portrait collection, honoring their work with The Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Maine-Wabanaki REACH.

  • Clyde Kennard Portrait Unveiling

    Busboys & Poets, 14th & V Street, Washington, D.C.
    Hosted by Americans Who Tell the Truth and Teaching for Change

    A portrait unveiling in honor of the life and legacy of Clyde Kennard.

  • Coleen Rowley & Robert Shetterly at University of St. Thomas

    Hosted by St. Thomas Peace & Justice Studies Program

    Artist Rob Shetterly presents AMERICANS WHO TELL THE TRUTH

  • AWTT at AMLE 2013 Conference

    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Hosted by Association of Middle Level Education

    AWTT has been invited to make a presentation at the Association of Middle Level Education (AMLE) 2013 Conference in

  • Toxic Action Center Fundraiser

    Watertown, MA
    Hosted by Toxic Action Center

    Robert Shetterly to speak at Toxic Action Center fundraiser in Massachusetts.

  • Paul Chappell to Offer Leadership Training Seminar in Maine

    Hosted by Waging Peace/Maine

  • Robert Shetterly At Transylvania University

    William T. Young Campus Center
    Hosted by Transylvania University

    Robert Shetterly will be at Transylvania Monday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the William T. Young Campus Center for a presentation titled "The Doctrine of Discovery, Manifest Destiny, Truth, and Democracy." There will be a book-signing and an opportunity to meet the artist after the lecture.

  • Speaking Truth to People

    The First Church, 8 Court Street, Belfast, Maine.
    Hosted by Paul Chappell's Peace & Leadership Course

    A BENEFIT EVENT of words, art, music and dance inspired by Robert Shetterly’s Americans Who Tell the Truth portrait series Speakers: Betty Burkes, Hal Crowther, Peter Davis, Natasha Mayers & Florence Reed Introduced by Robert Shetterly, with music from Voices For Peace & Mary Anne Driscoll Ensemble featuring Michael Whitehead, Shana Bloomstein and Jeff Densmore.

  • Rob Shetterly at World Fellowship Center

    368 Drake Hill Rd. Albany, NH 03818
    Hosted by World Fellowship Center

    At 10 am the morning of August 28, 2013, Rob Shetterly will give a talk entitled, "Truth, Courage, and the Spirit of Democracy".See the full calendar of events here.PH: (603) 447-2280

  • Zoe Weil and Rob Shetterly at Brunswick Peace Fair

    Brunswick Mall, Brunswick, Maine
    Hosted by Peaceworks (

    At 12:00 pm on Saturday, August 3, 2013, Rob Shetterly and Institute for Humane Education co-founder, Zoe Weil will make a presentation at the 9th annual Peace Fair in Brunswick, Maine, put on by Peaceworks. They will discuss the role of education in creating a more peaceful world. The Fair begins at 10 am and lasts until 3 pm.