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 6, 2018 McPherson Kansas Legends and Folktales
Speakers Bureau
January 7, 2018 North Newton Remembering Muted Voices
Humanities Grant
January 10, 2018 Kinsley War Horse by Michael Morpurgo
TALK
January 22, 2018 Newton The Things I've Been Silent About by Azar Nafisi
TALK
January 25, 2018 Hutchinson The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
TALK
January 29, 2018
–March 31, 2018
Lyons Water/Ways in Rice County: Our Relationship With Water
Mini Grant
January 31, 2018 Lyons Exhibit Opening: Our Relationship With Water (Water/Ways in Rice County)
Mini Grant
February 1, 2018
–February 28, 2018
Wellington Wellington Public Library Digitization & Preservation - Display
Heritage Grant
February 6, 2018 Kinsley
TALK
February 8, 2018 Wichita Cocin(ando) Wichita (contribution to the collective work: Migrant Kitchens) - Cooking Demonstration
Humanities Grant
February 8, 2018 Hutchinson Praisesong for the Widow by Paule Marshall
TALK
February 9, 2018 Lyons Water and Wildlife at Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area (Water/Ways in Rice County)
Mini Grant
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 21, 2018 North Newton Cowboys and Clerics
Speakers Bureau
February 28, 2018 Newton The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon
TALK
March 1, 2018 Pratt Community Writing Workshop with Kim Stanley
Speakers Bureau
March 6, 2018 Kinsley A Son at the Front by Edith Wharton
TALK
March 8, 2018 Pratt Kansas Weather in Life, Literature, and Photography
Speakers Bureau
March 13, 2018 Hutchinson I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
TALK
March 24, 2018 Goddard Goddard Woman's Club Historical Preservation Project - Open House
Heritage Grant
March 27, 2018 Lyons Presentation: Water District Development (Water/Ways in Rice County)
Mini Grant
March 28, 2018 Newton The Namesake by Jhunpa Lahiri
TALK
April 7, 2018 Wichita Cocin(ando) Wichita (contribution to the collective work: Migrant Kitchens) - Film Premiere
Humanities Grant
April 7, 2018 Hutchinson Soda Fountains of Kansas
Speakers Bureau
April 8, 2018 Kinsley The Irrigation Crusade
Speakers Bureau
April 12, 2018 Mcconnell Afb Kansas Legends and Folktales
Speakers Bureau
April 25, 2018 Kinsley Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Poet Laureate
June 8, 2018 Mcconnell Afb The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown
Speakers Bureau

Ongoing Events – 2017

November 1, 2017
–January 21, 2018
North Newton Voices of Conscience: Peace Witness in the Great War - Exhibition
Humanities Grant
November 18, 2017
–December 31, 2017
Hesston Water/Ways Smithsonian Exhibition
MoMS