June 3-15: Discussing How to Include LGBT/Q Stories in Our Museums
This Week & Next highlights upcoming events and news from Humanities Washington, our many community partners and like-minded organizations around the state.
Look for the latest edition every Monday morning, or check out our full calendar at Humanities.org.
THIS WEEK (June 3-8, 2013)
SEATTLE – The Museum of History & Industry hosts its second annual Queering the Museum Symposium, a community event exploring themes and concepts surrounding the representation of LGBT/Q people in museums, on Saturday (June 8). [Details] This year’s symposium will focus on history museums and include the opportunity to give input on an LGBT/Q history exhibition the museum will host in its Community Gallery in 2014. This program is supported by a Humanities Washington grant.
TUESDAY (June 4)
REDMOND – Speakers Bureau’s Amy Rubin, Exploring the Magical Process of Creating Music. [Details]
SEATTLE – here:now at the Frye Art Museum tour. [Details]
WEDNESDAY (June 5)
LONGVIEW – Speakers Bureau’s Hank Cramer, One Trail, Many Voices: Songs of the Oregon Trail. [Details]
SEATTLE – Speakers Bureau’s Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Human Trafficking in Washington: From the Historic Mercer Maids to Sexual Exploitation in Internet Ads. [Details]
FRIDAY (June 7)
STATEWIDE – Applications for Summer Spark Grants are due. [Details]
SATURDAY (June 8)
MUKILTEO – Speakers Bureau’s Julia Harrison, A World of Sweets in Washington State. [Details]
NEXT WEEK (June 9-15, 2013)
TUESDAY (June 11)
MONROE – Speakers Bureau’s Amy Rubin, Exploring the Magical Process of Creating Music. [Details]
SATURDAY (June 15)
REDMOND – Speakers Bureau’s Claudia Rowe, The New Front Page: 21st Century Journalism and What it Means for You. [Details]