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Apr
24
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston Event Image Details
El Dorado   Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
Apr
24
William Stafford: Poetry, Politics, & Place Event Image Details
Kinsley   William Stafford: Poetry, Politics, & Place
Apr
24
Strangers in Town - Film Screening  Event Image Details
Lawrence   Strangers in Town - Film Screening
Apr
25
A New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas Event Image Details
Manhattan   A New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas
Apr
25
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan Event Image Details
Manhattan   The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
Apr
26
Quite a Year for Plums by Bailey White Event Image Details
Basehor   Quite a Year for Plums by Bailey White
Apr
26
 The Long Road to Women's Suffrage in Kansas Event Image Details
Topeka   The Long Road to Women's Suffrage in Kansas
Apr
27
Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berrry - Book Discussion Event Image Details
Sterling   Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berrry - Book Discussion
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Kansas Stories of the Vietnam War

To commemorate 50 years since the escalation of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, Humanities Kansas is launching an oral history project in partnership with the Library of Congress

Dates & Details  
Apr
27
Jump!Star, Constellate 5: Deep Time Event Image Details
Elmdale   Jump!Star, Constellate 5: Deep Time
Apr
27
Kansas Weather in Life, Literature, and Photography Event Image Details
Park City   Kansas Weather in Life, Literature, and Photography
Apr
27
Strangers in Town - Film Screening Event Image Details
Manhattan   Strangers in Town - Film Screening
Apr
28
 Kansas Legends and Folktales Event Image Details
Madison   Kansas Legends and Folktales
Apr
28
Strangers in Town - Film Screening Event Image Details
Kansas City   Strangers in Town - Film Screening
Apr
29
Virtues of Place: Wendell Berry and Rural Kansas - Panel Discussion Event Image Details
Sterling   Virtues of Place: Wendell Berry and Rural Kansas - Panel Discussion
Apr
29
Virtues of Place: Wendell Berry and Rural Kansas - Lecture Event Image Details
Sterling   Virtues of Place: Wendell Berry and Rural Kansas - Lecture
Apr
29
Strangers in Town - Film Screening Event Image Details
Topeka   Strangers in Town - Film Screening
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Crossroads: Change in Rural America

Crossroads is a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition drawing on the history and culture of rural America to provoke fresh thinking and spark conversations about the future and sustainability of rural communities.

Dates & Details  
Apr
30
Tender at the Bone by Ruth Reichl Event Image Details
Overland Park   Tender at the Bone by Ruth Reichl
May
1
The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu Event Image Details
Kansas City   The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu
May
2
The Socrates Cafe: Policy and Community Event Image Details
Salina   The Socrates Cafe: Policy and Community
May
4-25
Middle of Everywhere: Architectures of the Flint Hills - Exhibition Event Image Details
Alma   Middle of Everywhere: Architectures of the Flint Hills - Exhibition
May
4
Middle of Everywhere: Architectures of the Flint Hills - Exhibition Opening Event Image Details
Alma   Middle of Everywhere: Architectures of the Flint Hills - Exhibition Opening
May
4
Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat Event Image Details
Augusta   Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat
May
4
Head 'Em Up & Move 'Em Out Event Image Details
Winfield   Head 'Em Up & Move 'Em Out
May
4
Feel Your Oats (with the help from a Goat) Event Image Details
Junction City   Feel Your Oats (with the help from a Goat)
May
5
The Slow Air of Ewan MacPherson by Thomas Fox Averill Event Image Details
Leavenworth   The Slow Air of Ewan MacPherson by Thomas Fox Averill
May
7
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman Event Image Details
Oberlin   The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
May
7
Kansas Legends and Folktales Event Image Details
El Dorado   Kansas Legends and Folktales
May
8
The Harvey Girls Event Image Details
Lawrence   The Harvey Girls
May
9
Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast Event Image Details
Goodland   Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast
May
9
The Wall of Lucca by Steve Physioc Event Image Details
Nickerson   The Wall of Lucca by Steve Physioc
May
9
Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There Event Image Details
El Dorado   Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There
May
9
William Allen White and the KKK in Kansas: "A Real American Goes Hunting" Event Image Details
Lawrence   William Allen White and the KKK in Kansas: "A Real American Goes Hunting"
May
9
Flour Power Event Image Details
Lenexa   Flour Power
May
11
Middle of Everywhere: Architectures of the Flint Hills - Architectural Tour Event Image Details
Alma   Middle of Everywhere: Architectures of the Flint Hills - Architectural Tour
May
13
Arts & Social Justice - Frank Waln Event Image Details
Highland   Arts & Social Justice - Frank Waln
May
14
 The Gardens of Kyoto by Kate Walbert Event Image Details
Abilene   The Gardens of Kyoto by Kate Walbert
May
15
I Just Want to Testify - Film Premiere and Discussion Event Image Details
Topeka   I Just Want to Testify - Film Premiere and Discussion
May
16
I Just Want to Testify - Broadcast Premiere Event Image Details
Topeka   I Just Want to Testify - Broadcast Premiere
May
16
A Congress for Women: Women's Clubs and the Chautauqua Movement Event Image Details
Eudora   A Congress for Women: Women's Clubs and the Chautauqua Movement
May
16
William Allen White and the KKK in Kansas: "A Real American Goes Hunting" Event Image Details
Hesston   William Allen White and the KKK in Kansas: "A Real American Goes Hunting"
May
16
Kansas Legends and Folktales Event Image Details
Leonardville   Kansas Legends and Folktales
May
18
A Dream Deferred: An American Story - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Kansas City   A Dream Deferred: An American Story - Film Discussion
May
18
Sharing Patterns, Sharing Lives: Kansas Quilt Workshop Event Image Details
Independence   Sharing Patterns, Sharing Lives: Kansas Quilt Workshop
May
18
Brown v. Board Mural Project: Legacy & Vision - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Topeka   Brown v. Board Mural Project: Legacy & Vision - Film Discussion
May
20
If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals Event Image Details
Lakin   If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals
May
21
The Roots of Pentecostalism in Kansas - Public Event Event Image Details
Topeka   The Roots of Pentecostalism in Kansas - Public Event
May 21
- Aug 31
The Roots of Pentecostalism in Kansas - Online Exhibition Event Image Details
Lawrence   The Roots of Pentecostalism in Kansas - Online Exhibition
May
21
Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead Event Image Details
Overland Park   Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead
May
21
I Just Want to Testify - Encore Broadcast Event Image Details
Topeka   I Just Want to Testify - Encore Broadcast
May
23
A Lost Lady by Willa Cather Event Image Details
Manhattan   A Lost Lady by Willa Cather
May
23
The Last Cattle Drive by Robert Day Event Image Details
Tonganoxie   The Last Cattle Drive by Robert Day
May
25
The Dockum Drugstore Sit-In Event Image Details
Park City   The Dockum Drugstore Sit-In
May
26
I Just Want to Testify - Encore Broadcast Event Image Details
Topeka   I Just Want to Testify - Encore Broadcast
May
27
I Just Want to Testify - Encore Broadcast Event Image Details
Topeka   I Just Want to Testify - Encore Broadcast
Jun
1-30
Wellington Public Library Digitization & Preservation - Display Event Image Details
Wellington   Wellington Public Library Digitization & Preservation - Display
Jun
1
Oral History of Special Olympics Kansas - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Wichita   Oral History of Special Olympics Kansas - Film Discussion
Jun
3
In Their Own Words: The Ancient Egyptians Event Image Details
Concordia   In Their Own Words: The Ancient Egyptians
Jun
4
The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty Event Image Details
Oberlin   The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty
Jun
5
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah Event Image Details
Kansas City   A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah
Jun
6
Feel Your Oats (with the help from a Goat) Event Image Details
Salina   Feel Your Oats (with the help from a Goat)
Jun
6
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
Newton   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
Jun
10
Ruralpreneurs: Tumbleweeds and Talents in Kansas Communities Event Image Details
Perry   Ruralpreneurs: Tumbleweeds and Talents in Kansas Communities
Jun
11-7
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
Olathe   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
Jun
11-29
People, Pride, and Promise: The Story of the Dockum Sit-in: Traveling Exhibit Event Image Details
Wichita   People, Pride, and Promise: The Story of the Dockum Sit-in: Traveling Exhibit
Jun
13
Out of the Darkness: Records of the Vietnam War Event Image Details
Stafford   Out of the Darkness: Records of the Vietnam War
Jun
13
Sharing Patterns, Sharing Lives: Kansas Quilt Workshop Event Image Details
Halstead   Sharing Patterns, Sharing Lives: Kansas Quilt Workshop
Jun
14
Kansas Weather in Life, Literature, and Photography Event Image Details
Greensburg   Kansas Weather in Life, Literature, and Photography
Jun
15
Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There Event Image Details
Onaga   Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There
Jun
15
The Harlem Renaissance Event Image Details
Goodland   The Harlem Renaissance
Jun
18
New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas Event Image Details
Topeka   New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas
Jun
26
Women Wonderworkers: The Self-Made Worlds of Visionary Female Artists Event Image Details
Lebo   Women Wonderworkers: The Self-Made Worlds of Visionary Female Artists
Jun
26
Four Horsemen and a Sage Event Image Details
Wichita   Four Horsemen and a Sage
Jun
29
The Dockum Drugstore Sit-in: Presentation Event Image Details
Wichita   The Dockum Drugstore Sit-in: Presentation
Jul
1-31
People, Pride, and Promise: The Story of the Dockum Sit-in: Traveling Exhibition Event Image Details
Topeka   People, Pride, and Promise: The Story of the Dockum Sit-in: Traveling Exhibition
Jul
3
Kansas Legends and Folktales Event Image Details
Greensburg   Kansas Legends and Folktales
Jul
5
Ellsworth County Photo Preservation Project - Display Event Image Details
Kanopolis   Ellsworth County Photo Preservation Project - Display
Jul
10
Grimm for Grownups Event Image Details
Coffeyville   Grimm for Grownups
Jul
13
The Dockum Drugstore Sit-in: Presentation Event Image Details
Topeka   The Dockum Drugstore Sit-in: Presentation
Jul
18
Fresh Produce: Kansas's Orchardists, Market Growers, and Truck Farmers Event Image Details
Eudora   Fresh Produce: Kansas's Orchardists, Market Growers, and Truck Farmers
Jul
18
Irrigation in Kansas Event Image Details
Halstead   Irrigation in Kansas
Jul
21
Irrigation in Kansas Event Image Details
Stafford   Irrigation in Kansas
Jul
25
A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella L. Bird Event Image Details
Tonganoxie   A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella L. Bird
Jul
27
A New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas Event Image Details
Olathe   A New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas
Jul
30
The Harvey Girls Event Image Details
Dodge City   The Harvey Girls
Jul
30
Tasting the Past: Exploring Kansas Food Memories Event Image Details
Topeka   Tasting the Past: Exploring Kansas Food Memories
Jul
31
If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals Event Image Details
Dodge City   If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals
Aug
1
The Vaqueros Event Image Details
Dodge City   The Vaqueros
Aug
2
Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There Event Image Details
Dodge City   Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There
Aug
7
Grants Chat - Online Event Image Details
  Grants Chat - Online
Aug
10
Average Jane: Talking to Women who Work in Kansas - Panel Discussion Event Image Details
Garden City   Average Jane: Talking to Women who Work in Kansas - Panel Discussion
Aug
13
Once Upon a Town by Bob Greene Event Image Details
Abilene   Once Upon a Town by Bob Greene
Aug
13
Moment by Moment: Family History Writing Workshop Event Image Details
Overland Park   Moment by Moment: Family History Writing Workshop
Aug
14
Grimm for Grownups Event Image Details
Wichita   Grimm for Grownups
Aug
17
Average Jane: Talking to Women who Work in Kansas - Panel Discussion Event Image Details
Salina   Average Jane: Talking to Women who Work in Kansas - Panel Discussion
Aug
17
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
Wichita   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
Aug 23
- Sep 23
70th Anniversary Celebration - Exhibition Event Image Details
Hutchinson   70th Anniversary Celebration - Exhibition
Aug
23
70th Anniversary Celebration - Exhibition Opening Event Image Details
Hutchinson   70th Anniversary Celebration - Exhibition Opening
Aug 23
- Dec 31
70th Anniversary Celebration - Online Exhibit Event Image Details
Hutchinson   70th Anniversary Celebration - Online Exhibit
Aug
24
Ellsworth County Photo Preservation Project - Dislpay Event Image Details
Ellsworth   Ellsworth County Photo Preservation Project - Dislpay
Aug
24
Average Jane: Talking to Women who Work in Kansas - Panel Discussion Event Image Details
Kansas City   Average Jane: Talking to Women who Work in Kansas - Panel Discussion
Sep
10
When the Elephants Dance by Tess Uriza Holthe Event Image Details
Abilene   When the Elephants Dance by Tess Uriza Holthe
Sep
17
Orphan Train by Baker Kline Event Image Details
Chanute   Orphan Train by Baker Kline
Sep
18
Not Without Laughter by Langston Hughes Event Image Details
Topeka   Not Without Laughter by Langston Hughes
Sep
18
Strangers in Town - Film Screening Event Image Details
Wichita   Strangers in Town - Film Screening
Sep
25
Fresh Produce: Kansas's Orchardists, Market Growers, and Truck Farmers Event Image Details
Wichita   Fresh Produce: Kansas's Orchardists, Market Growers, and Truck Farmers
Sep
28
Marion Photograph Preservation Project - Open House Event Image Details
Marion   Marion Photograph Preservation Project - Open House
Sep
30
How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life by Mameve Medwed Event Image Details
Prairie Village   How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life by Mameve Medwed
Oct
8
219286SB - Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There Event Image Details
Prairie Village   219286SB - Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There
Oct
11
Care for the Creation Event Image Details
Clearwater   Care for the Creation
Oct
14
The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty Event Image Details
Chanute   The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty
Oct
16
The Center of Everything by Laura Moriarty Event Image Details
Topeka   The Center of Everything by Laura Moriarty
Oct
19
Quite a Year for Plums by Bailey White Event Image Details
Prairie Village   Quite a Year for Plums by Bailey White
Oct
21
Foam on the Range Event Image Details
Topeka   Foam on the Range
Oct
25
The Long Road to Women's Suffrage in Kansas Event Image Details
Lawrence   The Long Road to Women's Suffrage in Kansas
Nov
5
 The Murder of Emmett Till Event Image Details
Prairie Village   The Murder of Emmett Till
Nov
7
Bronco Bustin' Showmen and Their Spectacular Wild West Shows Event Image Details
Lyons   Bronco Bustin' Showmen and Their Spectacular Wild West Shows
Nov
7
Grimm for Grownups Event Image Details
Dodge City   Grimm for Grownups
Nov
9
Native American Identity: An American Story - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Kansas City   Native American Identity: An American Story - Film Discussion
Nov
14
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman Event Image Details
Chanute   The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
Nov
20
The Slow Air of Ewan MacPherson by Thomas Fox Averill Event Image Details
Topeka   The Slow Air of Ewan MacPherson by Thomas Fox Averill
Feb 01
- Apr 30
Impact of Early Medical Professionals in Anderson County - Display Event Image Details
Garnett   Impact of Early Medical Professionals in Anderson County - Display
Mar
20
Continuing the Legacy: Oral Histories from Kansas Legislators - Panel Discussion Event Image Details
Topeka   Continuing the Legacy: Oral Histories from Kansas Legislators - Panel Discussion
Apr
11
Impact of Early Medical Professionals in Anderson County - Open House Event Image Details
Garnett   Impact of Early Medical Professionals in Anderson County - Open House

 

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