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.

Who’s the Teacher Now?

Sojourner Truth Awtt Portrait

I’m thinking about the students on college campuses today protesting the Israeli violence in Gaza. I’m thinking about what it means to be a teacher and a student.

Samantha Smith Challenge: 2024 Celebration!

Americans Who Tell The Truth Samantha Smith Challenge

The final event of AWTT’s Samantha Smith Challenge season will take place at Thomas College in Waterville, Maine, on May 22, 2024. Student groups from all parts of Maine will exhibit their projects. We will also be doing some fun, creative small group activities during the all-day event. Students will hear from AWTT artist Robert […]

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, […]

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