Join Humanities Washington for our two upcoming Seattle Think & Drinks: From Birth of a Nation to Smoke Signals: African Americans and American Indians in Film.
Join the Spokane County Library and Spokane Storytelling League for stories about the difficult, distinct circumstances of the Great Depression. Plus: events with the Washington State Poet Laureate and Speakers Bureau presentations all around the state.
The traveling exhibit on the Great Depression opens at The Kirkman House Museum Friday (Jan. 17). Also around the state, Speakers Bureau presentations and grant-funded Whatcom Reads events abound.
Author Peter Donahue leads a discussion on the process of creating a work of historical fiction. Plus, other Speakers Bureau presentations around the state explore local history through fiction, folk music or theater.
Speakers Bureau’s Hank Cramer share history through folk songs with his presentation One Trail, Many Voices: Songs of the Oregon Trail in Whitman County. Plus: Other Speakers Bureau presentations on Washington history.
Join the Walla Walla public library for the next in their Big Idea Talks series: Public Art Practices: New Possibilities for Engaged Placemaking in Walla Walla. Also upcoming: Speakers Bureau conversations, grant-funded events and Washington State Poet Laureate programs throughout the state.
Speakers Bureau’s Antonio Davidson-Gómez tours the state with his presentation Mapping Latino Musical Migrations this week. Other Speakers Bureau presentations, grant-funded events and Washington State Poet Laureate readings add to the statewide offerings.
Programs from Port Townsend to Clarkston receive grant funding for a wide range of humanities projects, including a community reading program, civic boot camp and more.
The program based on Pam Houston’s Contents May Have Shifted enters its second week with a bang, featuring a wide variety of programs at different venues. Other grant-funded events, the Hope in Hard Times Traveling Exhibit and Speakers Bureau presentations round out this list of upcoming offerings.
Speakers Bureau presentations abound, including conversations on creating music, fire ecology, Westerns, human trafficking and Native Americans in film. Plus, Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken continues to storm the state with readings and workshops.