In this look at Humanities Washington’s past programs, we examine Group Theater’s 1994 production of To Be Young, Gifted and Black, which sparked many post-play discussions.
As part of 40 Years of Washington Stories, we look back at the Speakers Bureau (formerly Inquiring Mind) presentations of Harvest Moon on Coastal Salish culture, which toured the state in the 1990s and 2000s.
As part of 40 Years of Washington Stories this week, we look at the Studs Terkel-approved Northwest Book Festival, held in Seattle in 1995.
For our 40th Anniversary, we’re looking back at 40 Years of Washington Stories. This installment features the 1993 Silver Lake Logger Poetry Festival, which celebrated poetry from an unlikely place: logging camps.
In this look back at Humanities Washington’s past, we look at the Northwest Folklife Document Film Festival of 2007-08, a mix of film, essay and discussion around the theme City Folk.
In this look back at 40 years of Humanities Washington programs, we look at a photography installment in downtown Bainbridge Island.
In this look back at past Humanities Washington programs, we look at the productions of Tears of Joy Theater, which brought puppet shows and mask-theater productions to schools around the state.
In this look back at 40 years of Humanities Washington’s work, we focus on The Classroom and the World of Work: A Dialogue on the Purposes of Higher Education, a series of forums at the University of Washington in 1977. The forums addressed questions still being tackled today: What is the role of the liberal arts in the workplace? Should a college education be valued solely in terms of the salary it can secure?
In this installment of 40 Years of Washington Stories, we look at The Clemente Course, which brought college-level humanities classes to lower-income students.
In this installment of 40 Years of Washington Stories, we look at Powerful Writers. Elementary school students found self-expression and confidence through writing with this Humanities Washington grant-funded program.