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.
Other Speakers Bureau presentations, Mid-Columbia Literary Festival among public humanities offerings in the week ahead.
Speakers Bureau’s Harriet Baskas brings her roadside attraction talk to three towns during a week rich with free public programs from Humanities Washington, our partners and friends.
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.
Horton, a member of Humanities Washington’s 2010-12 Speakers Bureau roster, discusses fear, othering and collective wish fulfillment — themes he explores around the state through his Alien Encounters presentation.
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.
In the Field features organizations Humanities Washington partners with across the state to help us advance our mission of sparking conversation and critical thinking using story as a catalyst. This week, we look at the Museum of History & Industry’s second annual “History Is _____” Film Competition.
The author of Emperors of the Ice shares the story of Antarctic explorer Robert Falcon Scott and explains how historic legacies evolve over time.