With help from a grant from Humanities Washington, the Whitman County Library brings concerts to small towns with its Music on the Palouse concert series.
The Music on the Palouse concert series and a Speakers Bureau presentation on LGBTQ youth in Washington add to the richness of upcoming events.
Professor and author Robert Keller explores how history can help us learn from our mistakes, as in the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.
Other upcoming Speakers Bureau conversations include Robert Keller’s Reconciling the Past: The History, Literature and Ethics of Japanese Removal.
Executive Director Julie Ziegler’s recent travels around Washington have reinforced her thinking about the need for programs that bring Washingtonians from diverse walks of life together in conversation.
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.
A new interpretive center brings communities together in the Methow Valley, providing a place to honor and explore the region’s native history and environment. Humanities Washington partners with the Methow Valley Interpretive Center for their opening ceremony festivities.
Presentations of roadside attractions and ’50s sci-fi films round out varied mix of free public events.
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.