Yes, words can provide comfort, says the Washington State Poet Laureate. But immense power lies in how they point us to uncertainty—“a space within us being made ready for the stars.”
A photography exhibit tries to move beyond politics to explore the human relationships behind the push for marriage equality.
The Whatcom Museum in Bellingham has a strong heritage of producing exhibits that engage local communities.
Every week, we’re taking a look back at 40 years of Humanities Washington. This week, we discuss the 1980 film Japanese Aesthetics in the Northwest.
In this look back at Humanities Washington’s past work, we look at a 1980 documentary on living with disability in the Spokane area.
Short Run showcases makers of comics, art books, zines and literary works in Seattle this weekend. Also upcoming: grant-funded events, Speakers Bureau events, a Think & Drink and an event with the Washington State Poet Laureate.
Join Humanities Washington for our next Think & Drink in Spokane Sept. 25: Ills, Pills & Bills: Why Does American Healthcare Cost so Much? Also check out our Speakers Bureau presentations and grant-funded events.
Celebrate our annual literary gala Bedtime Stories in Spokane with an evening of food, wine and words. Plus, an upcoming Think & Drink, Speakers Bureau presentations and grant-funded events.
here:now at the Frye Art Museum allows families a respite from dementia using art. Also upcoming: Think & Drinks on Latinos in Washington state and Speakers Bureau presentations across the state.
Speakers Bureau’s Jennifer K. Stuller presents Ink-Stained Amazons and Cinematic Warriors: Superwomen in Modern Mythology Tuesday (Aug. 27) at Basalt Cellars. Also upcoming: grant-funded events in Seattle.