News from the Sidewalk

CHALK4PEACE is the global chalk art project about peace. We celebrate our eleventh year as a worldwide event encouraging peace. CHALK4PEACE, Inc.  is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization.

We've had more than 1000 events in 50 countries and have covered more than 12 miles of pavement with messages and visions of peace in sidewalk chalk...

We believe in  "Drawing the World Together..."

CHALK4PEACE participated in the Peace Day Student Observance at the United Nations in New York City in 2016 to honor the International Day of Peace. Hundreds of thousands of young artists of all ages have joined us since 2005.

Our goal: ONE MILLION artists Chalking 4 Peace at the same time...

Because we need Peace...Now more than ever...

P.S. 139 has been giving Peace a Chance since 2007! Lodz, Poland

PS 139 has been a part of CHALK4PEACE in Lodz, Poland since 2007, honoring John Lennon’s birthday in October no matter how chilly it is!!! Anna and Arek Tomasik and Aneta Grzelak have been organizing and documenting these CHALKSTAR's messages of Peace for more than 10 years! Thank you to all who participate! We think John would really like what they do! Kreda dla Pokoju!


Exciting news of the Fall season of CHALK4PEACE 2018!!!

Prince George's Community College in Largo, Maryland is organized a #CHALK4PEACE event as part of their 9/11 Remembrance Day. 11-4 outside the Largo Student Center near their Peace Pole. Dr. Gioia C. Chilton is coordinating the Observance.

Also- In Broward County, Florida, during CHOOSE PEACE WEEK, Sept. 17-21, all of the 327 schools in the district have been invited to again participate in CHALK4PEACE. The Choose Peace Stop Violence program has been a great proponent of the project, with hundreds of schools and thousands of students making their marks and expressions for a more peaceful world. The Broward County Public School District is where Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is located, in the community of Parkland. Below are photos of some of BCPS’s incredible projects about peace. Broward County Public Schools has organized literally hundreds of CHALK4PEACE events other notable peace projects over the past several years. Way 2 Go!!!!




We've been away but we're back! Coming again to a sidewalk near you!!!

CHALK4PEACE celebrates its 14th year drawing the world together. More than a half million people in 50 countries have taken up chalk to leave their messages of peace, justice and love since 2005. By the way, please welcome our newest CHALKSTAR, from Douala, Cameroon, #KobewilliamsArt, a force for portraits and Peace. He is mighty.


Ganesh-The Remover of Obstacles

John Aaron, the Executive Director of CHALK4PEACE, is an artist in his copious free time... Below are two recent versions of the Hindu God, Ganesha, Remover of Obstacles... John is an enthusiastic proponent of removing that which is in the way....