Tag Archives: quilts

Humanities Happenings 11/11-11/12

A rich array of humanities program awaits you this weekend in Kansas. Which one will you choose? North Newton: When Freedom Changed America One hundred years separate the Emancipation Proclamation (1863) and the March on Washington (1963). Both movements were … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 6/3-6/9

A week’s worth of humanities events to get your June off to a lively start! Concordia: Dressing for Success, Victorian Style Victorian women in the United States and Britain took upward of four hours to dress themselves per day, and … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 4/15-4/17

One weekend, many stories. Which humanities event will you choose to explore the stories that carry our culture? Arkansas City: Community Cookbooks of Kansas Community cookbooks have carried the stories of Kansas women over the years, sharing sentiments of home, family, … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 4/1-4/3

Decisions, decisions. What cultural event will you attend in Kansas this weekend? Kansas City: The Land We Live On Explore the history of Rosedale, Kansas, and learn the stories of its parks, streets, and urban planning over the last 100 … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings – 1/23 -1/24

KHC-supported humanities events are the cure for the winter blues: a film premiere, a book discussion, and presentations sure to get you thinking and doing this weekend. Topeka: Meet “Our Charley” The Shawnee County Historical Society presents the premiere of “Our … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 06/05-06/07

Visit Concordia, Ness City, Greensburg, Arkansas City, Alma, or Jetmore this weekend to participate in one of the following KHC-sponsored events. Concordia: A Tale of Two Cultures During the 19th and early 20th centuries, the children of Kansas immigrants lived … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 3/13-3/15

Warm up to weekend humanities events that will have you thinking, sharing, and cheering. Ellinwood: The Final Inning It’s your last chance to see the Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition at the Ellinwood School and … Read full article »

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Midwest Modern

This summer, KHC features daily posts about the speakers and topics in the Humanities catalog. Today’s featured presentation is “Sharing Patterns, Sharing Lives: Kansas Quilt Workshop” by Deborah Divine. During the American quilt revival of the early 20th century, a small … Read full article »

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