December 2016 marks the 225th anniversary of the Bill of Rights and the Kansas Humanities Council invites museums, libraries, community centers, and other Kansas nonprofit venues to apply to host a special pop-up display from the National Archives.
Interested? Here are the details:
Submit an application to KHC by October 7, 2016.
Provide the following information:
- Applicant/Organization Name:
- Contact Person:
- Contact Person email:
- Contact Person phone number:
- Venue shipping address:
- Why does your organization or community want to host the Bill of Rights pop-up display? (limit to 250 words)
- Do you plan to sponsor any public programs associated with the display? Describe briefly. (limit 250 words)
Submit application materials to:
Valerie Mendoza, Grants Coordinator
Kansas Humanities Council
Bill of Rights Display Details
- The display will be sent directly to you from the National Archives at the end of November.
- There is no cost to you to host the display.
- Display size is 66 1/2 inches high, 32 inches wide, and has a footboard of 45 inches square (see photo).
- Display comes in two pieces to be assembled by you.
- The display must on exhibit by December 15, 2016.
- The display may be exhibited as long as you like, but minimally through December 31, 2016.
- The display is yours to keep.
- Educational materials on the Bill of Rights are available through the National Archives website including links to documents, lesson plans, and a 3 minute video.
- Public programs related to the display are optional but encouraged.
- Opportunities for public programs related to the display provided by the Kansas Humanities Council include hosting a Pulitzer Project speaker or community writing workshop on the First Amendment rights to free speech and a free press. Click here for more details.
- A final report must be submitted to the Kansas Humanities Council by February 28, 2017.