U.S. Diplomacy Center Hosts Exhibition Honoring the Service of Arab Americans

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
July 6, 2015

The Department of State is pleased to host the Arab American National Museum’s exhibition Patriots & Peacemakers: Arab Americans in Service to Our Country. The exhibition will be displayed in the Department’s Exhibit Hall from July 1 to September 4, 2015 and will be open to registered guests on Tuesday, July 21 and Tuesday, August 11 via a guided tour from 10:00-11:00 am. Anyone interested in registering for a tour should e-mail usdc@state.gov.

Patriots & Peacemakers was organized by the Arab AmericanNational Museum in Dearborn, Michigan and honors Arab Americans who have served our country in the U.S. Armed Forces, the Peace Corps, and the diplomatic corps. It reflects their contributions and perspectives. Pieces of the exhibition have been brought to the U.S. Department of State by the U.S. Diplomacy Center and the Bureau of Public Affairs.

The U.S. Diplomacy Center (diplomacy.state.gov), a state-of-the-art museum and education center currently under construction, will ultimately dedicate 40,000 square feet to telling the story of American diplomacy. It will be located at the 21st Street entrance of the Department of State’s headquarters in the historic Harry S Truman Building. You can follow the U.S. Diplomacy Center’s progress on Twitter (@DiplomacyCenter).

For further information, please contact the Office of Press Relations at (202) 647-2492.