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

June 29, 2017 Bonner Springs At Home on the Range
Speakers Bureau
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 6, 2017 Eudora When Kings Reigned
MoMS
July 6, 2017 Ottawa Irrigation in Kansas
Speakers Bureau
July 8, 2017 Kansas City Water Cycle Game and Activities (Water/Ways in Kansas City)
Mini Grant
July 8, 2017 Abilene Water: Why Is It so Difficult to Conserve?
Speakers Bureau
July 8, 2017
–September 17, 2017
Lawrence Exhibiting African American Story Quilts at the Spencer Museum of Art
Humanities 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
July 18, 2017 Bonner Springs The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
TALK
July 20, 2017 Eudora Water: Why Is It so Difficult to Conserve?
Speakers Bureau
August 3, 2017 Atchison Farewell to Manzanar by J. W. Houston & J. D. Houston
TALK
August 14, 2017 Perry Kansas Legends and Folktales
Speakers Bureau
August 14, 2017 Abilene The Last Cattle Drive by Robert Day
TALK
September 1, 2017 Lenexa Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen
TALK
September 7, 2017 Atchison The Tortilla Curtain by T. C. Boyle
TALK
September 20, 2017 Topeka Harp of Burma by Michio Takeyama
TALK
September 25, 2017 Junction City The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis
TALK
October 4, 2017 Shawnee At Home on the Range
Speakers Bureau
October 5, 2017 Topeka Sunflower Journeys 2017
Special Projects
October 18, 2017 Topeka Distant View of a Minaret and Other Stories by Alifa Rifaat
TALK
October 23, 2017 Junction City Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor
TALK
November 2, 2017 Atchison The Wire-Cutters by Mollie E. Moore Davis
TALK
November 3, 2017 Lenexa The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
TALK
November 27, 2017 Junction City Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
TALK
November 29, 2017 Topeka The Romance Reader by Pearl Abraham
TALK
December 1, 2017 Lenexa Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver
TALK
December 9, 2017 Topeka Oral History of Topeka's Germans from Russia
Heritage Grant

Ongoing Events – 2017

June 10, 2017
–June 10, 2018
Overland Park Becoming Johnson County - Exhibition
Humanities 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
June 24, 2017
–August 6, 2017
Eudora Water/Ways Smithsonian exhibition
MoMS