Humanities Washington’s first Think & Drink of the new year explores the future of marijuana in our state after its legalization. Also throughout the state: presentations by Speakers Bureau members and programming for our Traveling Exhibit and grant-funded events.
Speakers Bureau’s Janet Oakley to present Tree Army: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Washington State, 1933-1941 as part of the programming for the traveling exhibit Hope in Hard Times: Washington During the Great Depression. Throughout the state, Speakers Bureau presentations abound, including the first in our Hazel Miller Conversations in the Humanities series.
The festival will feature films from 24 countries, local independent films, special events, filmmakers forums and more. Other events on our calendar include a Poet Laureate reading in Seattle, Traveling Exhibit events in Clarkston and Speakers Bureau presentations throughout the state.
Speakers Bureau’s Christina Fusch will lead the conversation Why Culture Matters: An Anthropological Approach to Our Lives on Wednesday (Jan. 23) at the Lower Columbia College. Other talks around the state tackle issues from technology to modern-day slavery.
The Asotin County Library celebrates the opening of Hope in Hard Times: Washington During the Great Depression the evening of Jan. 18. Meanwhile, Speakers Bureau’s presenters offer conversations throughout the west side of the state.
The Frye Art Museum’s program for individuals with dementia and their care partners uses hands-on arts programs in the gallery and studio to build their relationships and self-confidence.
Event at Naked City Brewery & Taphouse in Seattle Nov. 5 set to spark lighthearted pre-election discussion.
Seventh graders in Port Townsend see their classes and community in a new light thanks to a program from Northwest Maritime Center, a Humanities Washington partner.
Our Wednesday (May 9) Think & Drink explores images of women in media and pop culture. And our subsequent calendar is chockablock with other engaging events: Speakers Bureau presentations, a history film competition, poetry outings and more.
Welcome to the first installment of This Week & Next, a weekly feature highlighting upcoming events and news from Humanities Washington, our many community partners and like-minded organizations around the state.