Tag Archives: Santa Fe Trail

Humanities Happenings 7/22-7/28

  Take one speaker presenting a unique Kansas story followed by engaging community discussion and you have the formula for a lively humanities experience in Kansas. Find Speakers Bureau presentations and discussions in Augusta, Beloit, Great Bend, Greensburg, and Wichita this week. Greensburg: Lawbreakers … Read full article »

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KHC Awards Seven Grants

KHC recently awarded $36,941 in Humanities and Heritage grants to seven Kansas organizations. Local contributions to the projects are estimated at $147,165. Bowlus Fine Arts Center, Iola ($2,835) “Keaton and the Wild West” The annual Buster Keaton Celebration features public … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 3/4-3/6

Need some weekend plans?  Attend a film festival, ponder the future of farming, learn about the Plains Indian Wars, read and discuss a “Bleeding Kansas”-era work in Stafford and a children’s classic in Topeka, or visit exhibitions in Colby, North Newton, … 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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Two Wars and a Trail In Between

This summer, KHC features daily posts about the speakers and topics in the Humanities catalog. Today’s featured presentation is “The Santa Fe Trail and the Civil War” by Leo E. Oliva. Everyone knows that there were conflicts between the Bushwhackers and … Read full article »

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