Click on the title for time, locations, and other event details. The humanities events listed here are free and open to the public. Please note that times and venues may change. Contact the sponsoring organization to confirm event details.

Upcoming Events – 2018

January 29, 2018
–March 31, 2018
Lyons Water/Ways in Rice County: Our Relationship With Water
Mini Grant
February 1, 2018 Overland Park Civil Rights Photo Exhibit - Opening Reception
Humanities Grant
February 1, 2018
–February 28, 2018
Wellington Wellington Public Library Digitization & Preservation - Display
Heritage Grant
February 1, 2018
–February 28, 2018
Shawnee Mission Segregated KC - Mobile Device Tour App
Humanities Grant
February 1, 2018
–April 30, 2018
Overland Park Civil Rights Photo Exhibit by Ken Thompson
Humanities Grant
February 2, 2018 Basehor The Israelis: Ordinary People in an Extraordinary Land by Donna Rosenthal
TALK
February 3, 2018 Fowler Kansas Legends and Folktales
Speakers Bureau
February 3, 2018 Junction City Reptiles and Amphibians
MoMS
February 5, 2018 Highland Children of the Promised Land
Speakers Bureau
February 5, 2018 Whitewater Opera House Culture on the Kansas Frontier
Speakers Bureau
February 5, 2018 Halstead Care for the Creation
Speakers Bureau
February 6, 2018 Kinsley Burning Beethoven by Erik Kirschbaum
TALK
February 7, 2018 Junction City Water/Ways Hands on History
MoMS
February 8, 2018 Hutchinson Praisesong for the Widow by Paule Marshall
TALK
February 8, 2018 Junction City Water/Ways Hands on History
MoMS
February 8, 2018 Lenexa When Freedom Changed America
Speakers Bureau
February 8, 2018 Nickerson The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
TALK
February 9, 2018 Lyons Water and Wildlife at Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area (Water/Ways in Rice County)
Mini Grant
February 10, 2018 Emporia Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Poet Laureate
February 12, 2018 Junction City A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen
TALK
February 12, 2018 Parsons Children of the Promised Land
Speakers Bureau
February 14, 2018 Wichita Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Poet Laureate
February 15, 2018 Wichita Cocin(ando) Wichita (contribution to the collective work: Migrant Kitchens) - Cooking Demonstration
Humanities Grant
February 15, 2018 Wichita Cocin(ando) Wichita (contribution to the collective work: Migrant Kitchens) - Cooking Demonstration
Humanities Grant
February 15, 2018 Goodland The Slow Air of Ewan MacPherson by Thomas Fox Averill
TALK
February 18, 2018 Topeka The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger
TALK
February 18, 2018 Kinsley America Declares War: US Involvement in WWI
Mini Grant
February 19, 2018 Highland The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown
Speakers Bureau
February 19, 2018
–March 9, 2018
Fredonia Exhibit: Water in Wilson County: the Highs, the Lows, and In Between (Water/Ways in Wilson County)
Mini Grant
February 20, 2018 Wamego A Yellow Raft in Blue Water by Michael Dorris
TALK
February 20, 2018 Baldwin City The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan
TALK
February 21, 2018 Topeka Epitaph for a Peach by David Mas Masumoto
TALK
February 21, 2018 North Newton Cowboys and Clerics
Speakers Bureau
February 22, 2018 Pittsburg Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Speakers Bureau
February 22, 2018 Manhattan None to Accompany Me by Nadine Gordimer
TALK
February 22, 2018 Topeka Oral History Workshop - Kansas Stories of the Vietnam War
Special Project
February 23, 2018 Kansas City Black Enuf (2017) - Film Discussion
Humanities Grant
February 24, 2018 Manhattan Spotlighting Louise Brooks: From the Kansas Prairie to the German Silver Screen
Mini Grant
February 24, 2018 Elkhart At Home on the Range
Speakers Bureau
February 24, 2018 Marion Mineral Springs to Recreational Lakes (Water/Ways in Marion) - Exhibit Opening
Mini Grant
February 24, 2018
–March 24, 2018
Marion Exhibit: Mineral Springs to Recreational Lakes (Water/Ways in Marion)
Mini Grant
February 24, 2018
–April 8, 2018
Fort Scott Fort Scott - Waterways and Water - Past, Present & Future - Marmaton River, Mill Creek & Buck Run
Mini Grant
February 24, 2018
–April 8, 2018
Cottonwood Falls Water/Ways Smithsonian Exhibition
MoMS
February 25, 2018 Winfield Throw Like a Girl
Speakers Bureau
February 26, 2018 Parsons It Happened in Kansas by Sarah Smarsh
TALK
February 26, 2018 Sterling The Murder of Emmett Till
Speakers Bureau
February 27, 2018 Burlington The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown
Speakers Bureau
February 28, 2018 Newton The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon
TALK
February 28, 2018 Colby The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown
Speakers Bureau
February 28, 2018 El Dorado The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
TALK

Ongoing Events – 2017

June 10, 2017
–June 10, 2018
Overland Park Becoming Johnson County - Exhibition
Humanities Grant
– 2018
January 6, 2018
–February 18, 2018
Junction City Water/Ways Smithsonian Exhibition
MoMS
January 15, 2018
–March 31, 2018
Fredonia Water/Ways in Wilson County - Exhibition
Mini Grant