Apply to Host the Bill of Rights Display


Bill of RightsClick here for the application (pdf)
Click here for display requirements (pdf)

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:
  • Address:
  • Contact Person:
  • Contact Person email:
  • Contact Person phone number:
  • Venue:
  • 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
email: grants(at)

Bill of Rights Display Details


Bill of Rights exhibit

  • 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.