Speakers Bureau

Presentations and discussions about Kansas. Free.

Poet Laureate of Kansas

Readings and discussions about poetry. Free.


A statewide initiative featuring the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition Kansas tour and local history projects exploring people’s relationship with water.

Talk About Literature in Kansas

Book discussions with facilitator. Free.

Kansas Stories of the Vietnam War

A project to collect oral histories and memoirs of those who experienced the war. A partnership with the Library of Congress.

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Freedom of Speech in Kansas

Speakers, writing workshops, and events exploring the importance of free speech in today’s society for the Pulitzer Prizes Centennial. Free.


Short documentary films that explore the unique stories of our state. Free.

Shared Stories 

Reader’s theater featuring stories of Kansas land and environment and the “Border War” along the Kansas-Missouri stateline. Free.

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