Humanities Washington is excited to announce our new roster of Speakers Bureau presenters for 2012-14. This diverse group of 28 cultural experts and scholars is ready to engage the state in conversation about popular culture, photography, architecture, literature, food, film, history and more!
Revamped grants program to encourage partnerships, critical thinking and discussion among communities throughout the state.
Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken joins several other writers July 19 for an evening of poetic explorations in slideshow form. Proceeds from the event benefit Humanities Washington’s work throughout the state.
Humanities Washington’s popular conversation series returns to Greenwood’s Naked City Brewery & Taphouse for State of the Unions: A Conversation on the Institution of Marriage. Social historian Stephanie Coontz, civic leader Anne Levinson and moderator Steve Scher will lead a conversation about marriage, offering both historical context and a consideration of recent same-sex marriage legislation.
Humanities Washington is previewing applicants for our 2012-14 Speakers Bureau — and you’re invited to join us! Help us shape our new roster of speakers at auditions to be held in Seattle June 29-30 and July 5-7.
Bedtime Stories — Humanities Washington’s annual literary gala — returns to Seattle Oct. 12. And, for the first time, Bedtime Stories debuts in Eastern Washington with a Sept. 28 event in Spokane. Both galas offer an illuminating evening of food, wine and words, with several of the Northwest’s most celebrated authors unveiling original short works inspired by the event theme, Red Eye.
Join us in previewing the applicants for our 2012-14 Speakers Bureau. The first day of auditions takes place in Spokane June 1, with additional days to be scheduled in Seattle.
Mark your calendars: Bedtime Stories, Humanities Washington’s annual literary gala, returns to Seattle Oct. 12. And, for the first time ever, the evening that’s been called “the region’s premier literary event” will debut in Spokane Sept. 28.