How Islamic is the Islamic State? Read excerpts from our recent Think & Drink in Yakima.
“The folk and traditional arts may be rooted in the past,” says exhibit documentarian Alan Govenar, “but they are critical to our understanding of the contemporary world.”
The Washington Consortium for the Liberal Arts (WaCLA) is an association that promotes the value of a liberal arts education to the people and communities of the state. Each year WaCLA sponsors a student essay contest among Washington state high schools and colleges.
Washington State Poet Laureate Elizabeth Austen recently finished a 12-day road trip. She plans on travelling to all 39 counties in the state as part of her two-year tenure.
Humanities Washington was proud to join cultural organizations, elected leaders and citizens from across the state to celebrate Washington State’s 125th birthday in November.
The annual festival brings together local community with canoe races, storytelling and a celebration of Native tradition. This year, the festival comes to Coupeville this Saturday (May 10).
This April and May, poets and poetry lovers in Clark County celebrate the medium with “Enriching our Lives with Words,” supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.
This grant-funded production of Robert Shenkkan’s acclaimed play explores the ways in which our lives are shaped by the stories we tell ourselves. Catch it before it ends March 30!
Families come together to discuss humanities questions, foster a love of literature with the Prime Time Family Reading program.
The growing festival, in Seattle Nov. 29-30, creates community around self-published art and ‘zines. This year, the festivities expand to two days with Read/Write, an interactive reading that brings together authors and audience.