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 – 2017

March 27, 2017 Junction City The Learning Tree by Gordon Parks
TALK
March 29, 2017 Highland Eric McHenry, Poet Laureate of Kansas
Poet Laureate
March 30, 2017 Bonner Springs At Home on the Range
Speakers Bureau
March 31, 2017 Topeka KHC Board of Directors Meeting
April 1, 2017 Baldwin City Lawbreakers for the Common Good
Speakers Bureau
April 2, 2017 Topeka I'm a Stranger Here Myself by Bill Bryson
TALK
April 3, 2017 Topeka Community Writing Workshop with Anthony Funari
Speakers Bureau
April 3, 2017 Highland Lawbreakers for the Common Good
Speakers Bureau
April 5, 2017 Kansas City The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan
TALK
April 7, 2017 Lenexa Quite a Year for Plums by Bailey White
TALK
April 8, 2017 Milford Water: Why Is It so Difficult to Conserve?
Speakers Bureau
April 8, 2017 Milford From Fort Laramie to Standing Rock: The Dakota Access Pipeline
Speakers Bureau
April 10, 2017 Marysville Eric McHenry, Poet Laureate of Kansas
Poet Laureate
April 12, 2017 Topeka People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
TALK
April 13, 2017 Lansing The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
TALK
April 13, 2017 Leavenworth I'm a Stranger Here Myself by Bill Bryson
TALK
April 14, 2017 Basehor The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
TALK
April 15, 2017 Kansas City Children of the Promised Land
Speakers Bureau
April 18, 2017 Overland Park Where Echoes Live by Marcia Muller
TALK
April 19, 2017 Gardner Women Soldiers of the Civil War
Speakers Bureau
April 20, 2017 Topeka Now Let Me Fly by Marcia Cebulska
TALK
April 24, 2017 Junction City Picnic by William Inge
TALK
April 26, 2017 Marysville Throw Like a Girl
Speakers Bureau
April 27, 2017 Manhattan Typical American by Gish Jen
TALK
May 1, 2017 Overland Park Becoming Johnson County - Exhibition Opening
Humanities Grant
May 1, 2017
–July 31, 2017
Overland Park Becoming Johnson County - Exhibition
Humanities Grant
May 3, 2017 Kansas City Mules and Men by Zora Neale Hurston
TALK
May 4, 2017 Atchison The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon
TALK
May 5, 2017 Lenexa Walking Across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton
TALK
May 16, 2017 Wamego The Cloud Atlas by Liam Callanan
TALK
May 17, 2017 Topeka Langston's Lawrence - Film Discussion
Humanities Grant
May 23, 2017 Tonganoxie Soda Fountains of Kansas
Speakers Bureau
May 30, 2017 Overland Park Bootlegger's Daughter by Margaret Maron
TALK
June 7, 2017 Kansas City All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren
TALK
June 9, 2017 Leavenworth The Egg and I by Betty MacDonald
TALK
June 16, 2017 Ottawa Ottawa Water Treatment and Water Reclamation Plant Tours
Mini Grant
June 16, 2017 Frankfort The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown
Speakers Bureau
June 20, 2017 Wamego When the Elephants Dance by Tess Uriza Holthe
TALK
June 24, 2017 Kansas City Exhibit Opening: Dam, That Took A Long Time (Water/Ways in Kansas City)
Mini Grant
June 24, 2017
–August 6, 2017
Ottawa Crossings: Getting Over, Around, and Through Water in Franklin County
Mini Grant
June 24, 2017
–August 6, 2017
Kansas City Water/Ways in Kansas City - Exhibition
Mini Grant
July 1, 2017 Kansas City Park Clean Up Day (Water/Ways in Kansas City)
July 5, 2017 Wathena Women Soldiers of the Civil War
Speakers Bureau
July 8, 2017 Kansas City Water Cycle Game and Activities (Water/Ways in Kansas City)
Mini Grant
July 11, 2017 Leavenworth In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash by Jean Shepherd
TALK
July 15, 2017 Kansas City Activity: Make Your Own Rain Barrel (Water/Ways in Kansas City)
Mini Grant
July 18, 2017 Wamego The Gardens of Kyoto by Kate Walbert
TALK

Ongoing Events – 2016

September 6, 2016
–May 1, 2017
Lansing Faces of the Kansas State Penitentiary - Exhibiton
Heritage Grant