Tag Archives: Smithsonian

Humanities Happenings 7/8-7/14

Newton: Soulful Life of a Kansas Artist The Carriage Factory Art Gallery hosts the opening of “Vernon Rickman: Soulful Life of a Kansas Artist,” an exhibition exploring the life and work of Vernon Rickman, a Newton native who was staff artist … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 11/13-11/15

The Hometown Teams Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition tour is coming to an end after ten months of touring Kansas. Humboldt: Closing Ceremony This weekend is your last chance to see the Hometown Teams Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition in Kansas! The exhibition … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings, 10/23-10/25

National Arts and Humanities Month continues with a full lineup of humanities events. Humboldt: Party Like It’s 1885 The Wichita Bull Stockings take on the Olympics of Lincoln, Nebraska, in a vintage rules “base ball” game straight out of the … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 10/16-10/18

  Did you know October is National Arts & Humanities Month? There’s never been a more perfect time to attend a weekend humanities event in Kansas! Junction City: Mythical Creatures Johnny Kaw shaped Kansas’ landscape with his oversized scythe. Lonesome … Read full article »

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Hello from Goodland

We did it. We walked 20,349 to circle the globe from Goodland, Kansas, to Goodland, Kansas. And we did it all with the help of Kansans who picked up pedometers at Hometown Teams host and partner sites, counted their steps, … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 10/02-10/04

Show your hometown spirit for the sixth and final “Hometown Teams” host site and explore this weekend’s other other eight humanities events! Humboldt: “Hometown Teams” Exhibit Opening Experience the story of sports-the athletes, the coaches, and the fans who cheer … Read full article »

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Hello from San Francisco

Hello from San Francisco! We’ve walked 19,224 around the world and back to mainland USA! We’re closing in on our goal of returning to Kansas and completing our walk around the world as part of the Hometown Teams Smithsonian Institution … Read full article »

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Hello from the Pacific Ocean

We’ve crossed the Atlantic Ocean, now we’re crossing the Pacific, with our sights set on American soil. We’re not walking as much as swimming across the ocean, and as we sidestroke and backstroke along, we’re thinking about the 15,500 miles … Read full article »

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Hello from Tokyo

Hello from Tokyo, Japan! Kansans have walked 12,962 miles on our quest to circle the globe for Hometown Teams. We’ve reached Tokyo, home of two great spectator sports: baseball and sumo wrestling. American Horace Wilson is credited with introducing baseball to … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 08/24-08/28

  From west to east: Dodge City, Cedar Point, Perry, and Lawrence host this weekend’s Humanities Happenings events. Lawrence: “Four Days in Cornville” Cornhusking – now a relatively unknown sport – was once considered the next big wave in athletic … Read full article »

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