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

August 22, 2017 Chanute The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown
Speakers Bureau
September 9, 2017 Augusta It Happened in Kansas by Sarah Smarsh
TALK
September 12, 2017 Colby Water Witching
MoMS
September 18, 2017 Parsons Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
TALK
September 22, 2017 El Dorado Head 'Em Up & Move 'Em Out
Speakers Bureau
September 26, 2017 Chanute Dance for the Dead by Thomas Perry
TALK
October 4, 2017 El Dorado Picnic by William Inge
TALK
October 14, 2017 Augusta Kansas Poems of William Stafford ed. by Denise Low
TALK
October 16, 2017 Parsons Charming Billy by Alice McDermott
TALK
October 17, 2017 Chanute Dance Hall of the Dead by Tony Hillerman
TALK
October 21, 2017 Garnett Sharing Patterns, Sharing Lives: Kansas Quilt Workshop
Speakers Bureau
November 1, 2017 El Dorado Sod and Stubble by John Ise
TALK
November 4, 2017 Augusta Now Let Me Fly by Marcia Cebulska
TALK
November 4, 2017 Admire Head 'Em Up & Move 'Em Out
Speakers Bureau
November 6, 2017 Parsons Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem
TALK
November 7, 2017 El Dorado The Harvey Girls
Speakers Bureau
November 8, 2017 Chanute The Shaman Sings by James D. Doss
TALK
November 16, 2017 Gridley Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Poet Laureate
December 6, 2017 El Dorado The Learning Tree by Gordon Parks
TALK
– 2018
January 15, 2018
–January 16, 2018
Coyville Exhibit: Water in Wilson County: the Highs, the Lows, and In Between (Water/Ways in Wilson County)
Mini Grant
January 15, 2018
–March 31, 2018
Fredonia Water/Ways in Wilson County - Exhibition
Mini Grant
January 28, 2018
–January 30, 2018
Fredonia Exhibit: Water in Wilson County: the Highs, the Lows, and In Between
Mini Grant
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 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

Ongoing Events – 2017

May 6, 2017
–October 4, 2017
Chanute Riding the Rails of History: The Santa Fe Railroad and Fred Harvey in Chanute - Exhibit
Humanities Grant