We Are More (WAM) Traveling Exhibition

Introducing We Are More

Introducing We Are More

The We Are More (WAM) Exhibition is an exciting new touring photography exhibit showcasing, celebrating, and creating conversations about the benefits of diversity and inclusion in southeastern Minnesota’s regional economy. WAM is the creation of Journey to Growth’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, whose goal is to help us fully embrace and capitalize on our region’s unique mix of races, ethnicities, cultures, faiths, and lifestyles.

Calling All Amateur & Professional Photographers!

Calling All Amateur & Professional Photographers!

We invite you to submit your photos for the WAM Exhibition. Selected images will be included in the exhibit as it travels throughout southeastern Minnesota in Spring 2017. Images will be judged on their depiction of economic diversity and inclusivity in the region. (Amateur and professional photographer submissions will be judged separately.)

Look around your community and capture photos that highlight diversity and inclusivity in the workplace, recreational activities, or public spaces, for example. The setting is up to you; let what resonates with you be your guide!

Review these important rules for more information and category definitions.

Coming to a Community Near You!

The We Are More Traveling Exhibition will kick off the week on April 17th 2017 with an opening reception at Augsburg College located at the Bethel Lutheran Church on Tuesday, April 18, from 5-7 p.m.

The exhibition will move onto the Rochester International Airport and then travel to host cities including Kasson, Owatonna, Chatfield, Winona, Lake City, and then back to Rochester. A closing reception will be held at Mayo Clinic in Phillips Hall on June 22, 2017, from 5:30-7 p.m.

Plan to attend this unique opportunity to see and discuss how our region’s diversity and inclusivity positively enhances our communities and economy!

Tour Schedule

  • Augsburg College at Bethel Lutheran in Rochester: April 17-20, 2017
  • Rochester International Airport:  April 21-25, 2017
  • Kasson Public Library in Kasson:  May 1-5, 2017
  • Riverland Community College in Owatonna:  May 8-12, 2017
  • Chatfield Center for the Arts in Chatfield: May 13-17, 2017
  • Winona State University School of Business in Winona:  May 22-26, 2017
  • Lake City locations include: May 29-June 9, 2017
    • Lake City Public Library
    •  Lake City Chamber of Commerce
    • Treats & Treasures
    • Alliance Bank
    • Anytime Fitness
    • Lakeside Antiques
    • Pearl Button Company
    • City Hall
  • Rochester Art Center in Rochester: June 12-21, 2017

Ways to Get Involved

Ways to Get Involved

There are a number of ways you can participate in the WAM Exhibition!

  • Attend the WAM Exhibit in a community near you
  • Host the WAM Exhibit in your community
  • Sponsor the WAM Exhibit
  • Submit a photo for the WAM Exhibit
  • Volunteer to help with the WAM Exhibit

Brought to you by J2G's Diversity & Inclusion Committee