Tag Archives: humanities

Topeka Gives 2017

The Kansas Humanities Council is participating in Topeka Gives, the one-day event celebrating community charitable giving is June 6th! The event is sponsored by the Topeka Community Foundation and encourages Topekans to support the good work happening at nonprofits across … Read full article »

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Bill of Rights 225

Kansas libraries and museums in 13 communities commemorated the 225th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights with “The Bill of Rights and You,” a special pop-up display from the National Archives. Over 45,000 Kansans viewed “The Bill … Read full article »

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Can We Count on You?

News outlets recently began reporting on the possible plan to eliminate funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Endowment for the Arts, and other important agencies critical to our American democracy. Many of us thought the same … Read full article »

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12 Months of the Humanities

Happy New Year from the Kansas Humanities Council! As we embark upon a new year, KHC has 12 months of hometown humanities experiences to keep you engaged and inspired in 2017.

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2016 in Stories

Kansans know that stories teach us, unite us, move us, and make us and that’s why telling Kansas stories is so much a part of what KHC does. Last year, KHC supported 788 humanities events in 127 communities and worked … Read full article »

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Give Stories that Move Us and Make Us

Stories drive the humanities. Stories that make us who we are, stories that move us, stories that unite us, and stories that inspire us to engage in our communities. Last year, 788 humanities events shared and preserved stories in 127 … Read full article »

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KHC Awards Eight Grants

KHC recently awarded $51,014 in Humanities and Heritage grants to eight Kansas organizations. Local contributions to the projects are estimated at $238,011. Do Good Productions, Inc., Leawood ($9,900) “Archiver Podcast” The nine-episode “Archiver” podcast series takes listeners on a journey … Read full article »

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Call for KHC Board Members 2016

The Kansas Humanities Council is currently seeking nominations of Kansans to fill vacancies on its Board of Directors. Nominations are due April 22, 2016. “Kansas Humanities Council board members value the role of the humanities in strengthening the civic and … Read full article »

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2016 Humanities & Heritage Grant Guidelines Available

UPDATE:             KHC announces Heritage, Humanities, and Kansas Town Hall grant opportunities for Kansas nonprofits in 2016. Kansas Humanities Council grants support projects that use the humanities to connect people with ideas, places, and history. … Read full article »

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KHC awards twelve grants

KHC recently awarded $70,611.00 in Humanities and Heritage grants to twelve organizations. Local contributions to the projects are estimated at $350,151.00. Carriage Factory Art Gallery, Newton ($2,105) “Vernon Rickman, Smithsonian Sculptor: Artful Life of a Kansan” An oral history project … Read full article »

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