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


  • 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.

  • Social Protest, Social Change and the Role of Art

    Rockland Public Library, Friends Community Room, 80 Union Street, Rockland, Maine
    Hosted by Rockland Public Library

  • Zoe Weil´s One Woman Show in Ellsworth, Maine

    Unitarian Universalist Church in Ellsworth, ME @ 121 Bucksport Rd
    Hosted by Institute for Humane Education

    Zoe Weil will be performing her 1-woman show,

  • Stories of Courage & Songs of Hope: A Benefit for Thanks But No Tank

    Unitarian Universalist Church, 37 Miller St., Belfast, Maine
    Hosted by Voices For Peace / Americans Who Tell the Truth

    Benefit Concert at the UU Church

  • Maine People's Alliance Fundraiser

    Havana Restaurant, Bar Harbor, Maine
    Hosted by Maine People's Alliance

    On Thursday May 23, 2013 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm, the Maine People's Alliance invites people to join progressive friends and leaders for discussion about how to build progressive power in Maine. The event will be held at the Havana Restaurant in Bar Harbor, Maine.

  • Portraits & Songs of Social Justice at the Maine Jewish Museum

    267 Congress St. Portland, ME 04101 Phone: 207-329-9854
    Hosted by Maine Jewish Museum

    Americans Who Tell the Truth:Portraits & Songs of Social JusticePresented by Robert Shetterly & NancyBowker

  • Martin De Porres Center Hosts AWTT Portraits

    2330 Airport Drive, Columbus, Ohio
    Hosted by Martin De Porres Center

    The Martin De Porres Center of Columbus, Ohio will exhibit a set of the Americans Who Tell the Truth portraits from April 8 to May 17,

  • Dolores Volk - Elizabeth 'Mumbet' Freeman Portrait at Miami University

    322 McGuffey Hall, Miami University in Oxford, Ohio
    Hosted by Miami University

    On March 28, 2013, Rob Shetterly´sportrait of Dolores Volk and Elizabeth "Mumbet" Freeman will be unveiled at

  • School To Prison Pipeline Conference

    Muhammad Ali Center 144 N. Sixth Street Louisville, KY 40202
    Hosted by Muhammad Ali Center, Jefferson County Public Schools, Americans Who Tell the Truth, Michelle Alexander, St. Francis High School

    A 360° View of the School To Prison Pipeline: Change Policies, Change Outcomes

  • Unveiling of David Swanson Portrait

    The Langston Room at Busboys and Poets, 14th and V Streets, NW, Washington, DC
    Hosted by Busboys and Poets; Veterans For Peace; David Swanson; Americans Who Tell the Truth

    See photos from the event below! They include David Swanson (and his portrait), Andy Shalal, Iraqi-American and founder of Busboys and Poets, Leah Bolger, former president of Veterans for Peace and Rob Shetterly, painter and founder of AWTT.