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Kansas Humanities Council Awards Five Grants

The Kansas Humanities Council recently awarded $36,464 in Heritage and Humanities grants to five Kansas organizations. Local contributions to the project are estimated at $323,886. Goddard Woman’s Club ($3,000) “Historical Preservation Project” A project to preserve and share historical materials … Read full article »

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Bill of Rights 225

Kansas libraries and museums in 13 communities commemorated the 225th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights with “The Bill of Rights and You,” a special pop-up display from the National Archives. Over 45,000 Kansans viewed “The Bill … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings – Kansas Day Edition

Sunday, January 29th marks 156 years of Kansas statehood. What better way to celebrate than with a weekend of hometown humanities events highlighting the Kansas stories that move us and make us? Lawrence: Langston’s Lawrence The Watkins Museum of History’s … Read full article »

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Can We Count on You?

News outlets recently began reporting on the possible plan to eliminate funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Endowment for the Arts, and other important agencies critical to our American democracy. Many of us thought the same … Read full article »

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12 Months of the Humanities

Happy New Year from the Kansas Humanities Council! As we embark upon a new year, KHC has 12 months of hometown humanities experiences to keep you engaged and inspired in 2017.

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2016 in Stories

Kansans know that stories teach us, unite us, move us, and make us and that’s why telling Kansas stories is so much a part of what KHC does. Last year, KHC supported 788 humanities events in 127 communities and worked … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 11/19-11/20

Take a journey this weekend to learn about our shared history, experience the Kansas landscape, and consider what it takes to create a new home. Dodge City & St. Francis: Kansas Legends and Folktales Grasshoppers so big that cowboys can … Read full article »

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Give Stories that Move Us and Make Us

Stories drive the humanities. Stories that make us who we are, stories that move us, stories that unite us, and stories that inspire us to engage in our communities. Last year, 788 humanities events shared and preserved stories in 127 … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 11/11-11/12

A rich array of humanities program awaits you this weekend in Kansas. Which one will you choose? North Newton: When Freedom Changed America One hundred years separate the Emancipation Proclamation (1863) and the March on Washington (1963). Both movements were … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 7/22-7/28

  Take one speaker presenting a unique Kansas story followed by engaging community discussion and you have the formula for a lively humanities experience in Kansas. Find Speakers Bureau presentations and discussions in Augusta, Beloit, Great Bend, Greensburg, and Wichita this week. Greensburg: Lawbreakers … Read full article »

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