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.
This April and May, poets and poetry lovers in Clark County celebrate the medium with “Enriching our Lives with Words,” supported by a Humanities Washington Spark Grant.
The festival illustrates the issues and artists of the Northwest Asian American community. Also upcoming: Speakers Bureau’s presentations all around the state and the first reading of the new Washington State Poet Laureate.
Speakers Bureau’s Eva Abram presents Slavery in the Northwest: The Charles Mitchell Story in Shelton and Lacey this week. Also coming up: Speakers Bureau events around the state and the Seattle Asian American Film Festival.
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,
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.
The Clark County Historical Museum hosts A Taste of Native America to highlight the local food and traditional Native American food culture of the region.