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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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Humanities Happenings 7/8-7/14

Newton: Soulful Life of a Kansas Artist The Carriage Factory Art Gallery hosts the opening of “Vernon Rickman: Soulful Life of a Kansas Artist,” an exhibition exploring the life and work of Vernon Rickman, a Newton native who was staff artist … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 7/1-7/8

Celebrate the anniversary of our nation’s independence with humanities presentations and discussions about uniquely American topics ranging from Abraham Lincoln to the Harvey Girls. Abilene: Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln and Walt Disney Abraham Lincoln remains one of the most visibly recognizable … Read full article »

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KHC Awards Eight Grants

KHC recently awarded $51,014 in Humanities and Heritage grants to eight Kansas organizations. Local contributions to the projects are estimated at $238,011. Do Good Productions, Inc., Leawood ($9,900) “Archiver Podcast” The nine-episode “Archiver” podcast series takes listeners on a journey … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 6/21-6/23

Beat the heat and refresh your mind with humanities presentations across the state. Lansing, Great Bend, & Salina: Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown Formed in 1920, the Kansas City Monarchs revolutionized baseball: not only were they charter members of the … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 6/10-6/16

Treat yourself to a humanities staycation this week with cultural events happening right here in Kansas. Kansas City: “Quindaro” Screening Founded in 1857 on the Missouri River, the town of Quindaro thrived for six years. The “Quindaro” documentary short film examines the history of … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 6/3-6/9

A week’s worth of humanities events to get your June off to a lively start! Concordia: Dressing for Success, Victorian Style Victorian women in the United States and Britain took upward of four hours to dress themselves per day, and … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 5/20-5/22

This almost-summer weekend features events covering classic summertime topics like baseball and soda fountains, plus cowboys and Thomas Hardy. Explore this weekend’s Humanities Happenings: Garden City: Far From the Madding Crowd Gabriel Oak watches Bathsheba, the impulsive young mistress of Weatherby Farm, … Read full article »

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