Bring Content Alive with AWTT

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AWTT’s Director of Education Connie Carter and Troy Howard Middle School teacher Caitlin Hutt will present a joint session at the 2024 Maine Middle Level Institute Conference at the University of Maine on June 25. Their session, Bring Content Alive with Americans Who Tell the Truth, will share how AWTT makes content come alive. They will feature interdisciplinary resources […]

Bernard Lown Unveiling

Bernard Lown Portrait

On Friday evening, June 7th, 2024, in the atrium of the Bates Mill in Lewiston, Maine, we honored  Dr. Bernard Lown by unveiling his new AWTT portrait on what would have been his 103rd birthday.

Review: Samantha Smith Challenge Celebration

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As we look back over another year of the Samantha Smith Challenge program, we are encouraged by the focus, talent and courage of these middle school and high school artist/activists. Their topics are their own – always new and varied: architectural design in public places; addressing eating disorders; how to address depression and anxiety; many […]

Remembering Cecil Williams

Cecil Williams Awtt Portrait

AWTT joined San Franciscans and the nation this week in honoring the life of Cecil Williams, who served for sixty years as pastor of Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco. When AWTT artist Robert Shetterly painted Williams’s portrait, he chose this evocative quote: “Death isn’t the greatest thing to be feared for it homogenizes everyone, […]

Samantha Smith Challenge Update

Samantha Smith Challenge Awtt Portrait

The 2024 Samantha Smith Challenge (SSC) once again is inspiring students to engage with issues of truth, justice, and freedom and work for the common good.

Youth Art Month Celebration Honors AWTT

Artist Robert Shetterly receives Art Advocate of the Year Award

Artist Robert Shetterly and AWTT Director of Education Connie Carter were honored on Saturday, March 9, 2024 during Youth Art Month at the Portland Museum of Art. The Maine Art Education Association named Americans Who Tell the Truth as the 2024 Art Advocate of the Year.  “Your creative and dedicated efforts using art education as […]

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