Tag Archives: The Things They Carried

Humanities Happenings: 06/19-06/21

Don’t miss the last weekend of the “Hometown Teams” Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition in Greensburg, and read on to find out about unique KHC-supported events in Cottonwood Falls, Lawrence, Lansing, and more.   Great Bend: Dixieland Jazz on the Lawn … Read full article »

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Preservation Workshops Rewarding Experience for All

In January, KHC awarded grants to thirteen organizations as part of Standing Together, a National Endowment for the Humanities initiative to promote understanding of the military experience and to support returning veterans. Each organization received a $300 grant to host public community … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 05/08-05/10

This Mother’s Day weekend, spend some quality time with your mothers and loved ones by attending one of the following Humanities Happenings events: Greensburg: Rebuilding Communities through Sports Experience the story of sports — the athletes, the coaches, and the … Read full article »

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KHC Awards Veterans’ Grants to 17 Organizations

KHC recently awarded $14,420 in The Things They Carried Home grants to seventeen organizations. Local contributions to the projects are estimated at $25,803. The grants support preservation projects and preservation workshops related to veterans and military service. The grants are … Read full article »

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Give Understanding

When you give to KHC, you give understanding through shared texts and meaningful conversations. Manhattan is one of six communities exploring the experiences of returning veterans through a Big Read one-book community discussion of Tim O’Brien’s novel The Things They … Read full article »

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BIG News for KHC

KHC has BIG news to share. KHC recently received a grant of $7,200 to host The Big Read in six Kansas communities: Coffeyville, Harper, La Cygne, Lansing, Manhattan, and Wamego. The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment … Read full article »

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