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KHC Awards Five Grants

The Kansas Humanities Council recently awarded $28,305 in Humanities grants and Heritage grants to five Kansas organizations. American Indian Health Research and Education Alliance, Shawnee ($5,750) “AIHREA O.N.E Powwow Documentary” A documentary film project to examine the twelve-year evolution of … Read full article »

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KHC Awards Ten Grants

The Kansas Humanities Council recently awarded $69,991.00 in Humanities and Heritage grants to ten Kansas organizations. Local contributions to the projects are estimated at $118,850.00. Do Good Productions, Leawood ($10,000) “Archiver Podcast” A nine-episode podcast series that connects Kansans with … Read full article »

Taking Pictures, Speaking Out

University of Kansas social work doctoral student Felicia Mitchell handed out disposable film cameras to members of the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas, all of whom “lived or worked” on the Tribe’s reservation in northeast Kansas. Mitchell asked the Tribal members … Read full article »

Topeka Gives 2017

The Kansas Humanities Council is participating in Topeka Gives, the one-day event celebrating community charitable giving is June 6th! The event is sponsored by the Topeka Community Foundation and encourages Topekans to support the good work happening at nonprofits across … Read full article »

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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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