Impact of Exchange Exhibit

Where public art meets storytelling

Impact of Exchange: Stories from U.S. Exchange Alumni is a unique open air photo exhibit that combines storytelling, international exchange, and public art. Organized in collaboration with the Office of Alumni Affairs at the U.S. Department of State and Photoville, a NYC-based nonprofit, this exhibit will feature images taken by U.S. citizen exchange program alumni during their time abroad. Selected photographs, along with their accompanying stories, will be printed on photo-quality vinyl panels and travel to multiple cities across the United States over the course of 2023-2024.

The Impact of Exchange exhibit will travel to the following locations. 

  • August 31 – September 30, 2023 | Portland, Maine
    Hosted in partnership with the World Affairs Council of Maine 
    Eastern Promenade Trail along the Ocean Gateway
  • 2024 | Arkansas
    Hosted in partnership with Global Ties Arkansas 
  • 2024 | Idaho
    Hosted in partnership with Global Ties Idaho 
  • The final two locations will be announced soon

More details about the exhibit dates and locations will be available soon.

Read the exhibit announcement HERE.


*Photo by Mara Fong, NSLI-Y alum

The Impact of Exchange photo exhibit is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government, and implemented by Global Ties U.S. in partnership with the Office of Alumni Affairs in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and Photoville.