Join our Speakers Bureau presenters June 1 for a discussion about escaped slave Charles Mitchell in Bellevue or a Civil War reader’s theater in Federal Way. Coming up next week: more Speakers Bureau presentations and grant-funded events.
Join us for our first Spokane Think & Drink of the year, Bit by Bit: The Digital Evolution of the Neighborhood May 22. Also upcoming: grant-funded events, Speakers Bureau presentations and more throughout the state.
Recognition: A Conversation brings together members of the Yakama Indian Nation, Cowlitz Indian Tribe, Chinook Indian Nation and the public in Vancouver to talk about the impact and significance of federal recognition on a tribe. Also around the state: Speakers Bureau presentations, a Traveling Exhibit and grant-funded programs, including a film series, community read and art program for adults with dementia.
Speakers Bureau’s Eva Abram shares the story of Charles Mitchell, a slave in Washington state who made his break for freedom. Plus: Innovative grants-funded events abound throughout the state and programs for our Traveling Exhibit Hope in Hard Times,
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.
A theater performance based on the words of Ray Bradbury and Dune author Frank Herbert hits the Olympic Peninsula, while Speakers Bureau presentations engage audiences throughout the state.
Discussions on immigrant experiences and varied Speakers Bureau discussions round out the upcoming schedule.
Another Speakers Bureau presentation and a reading by the poet laureate round out the schedule this week, with big events on the horizon next week – save the dates!
Plus: Auditions for the 2012-2014 Speakers Bureau continue, the Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Museum’s exhibit gets a grand opening, and presentations from the current Speakers Bureau and poet laureate.