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The Wyoming Humanities Council tours the documentary "4-4-43"
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The Wyoming Humanities Council tours the documentary "4-4-43"

The Wyoming Humanities Council presented 4-4-43, a documentary from author and filmmaker John Lukacs. The film is based on Lukacs’ book Escape from Davao: The Forgotten Story of the Most Daring Prison Break of the Pacific War.

Posted: October 22, 2014
We Are One Inside Out
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We Are One Inside Out: Utah Humanities Council's high school Clemente course changes peoples' perceptions

We Are One Inside Out is a public art project by 10-graders inspired by their teacher, Jorge Rojas, by a Utah Humanities Council Clemente Course on the history of public art, and by their participation in the national Achievement Via Individiual Determination (AVID) program.

Posted: April 17, 2014
Arizona Veterans Showcase
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A Day of Discussion and Sharing on Veterans Issues in Arizona

On March 29th in Phoenix, AZ, the general public is invited to the Arizona Veterans Showcase -- a day of sharing and discussion about the unique issues facing veterans, supported in part by the Arizona Humanities Council.

Posted: March 6, 2014
Hokusai's "Great  Wave"
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56 Ways to do the Public Humanities

State humanities councils share the enjoyment and study of the humanities around the country in fifty-six different ways.

Posted: February 28, 2014
Dr. Gary Moulton and Chief John Ross
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Oklahoma Humanities Council supports a presentation on Cherokee Chief John Ross by noted author and scholar

The Oklahoma Humanities Council brings author and scholar Dr. Gary Moulton to Tahlequah, OK to discuss the life of Cherokee Chief John Ross.

Posted: February 26, 2014
John Henry exhibit title panel, West Virginia Humanities Council
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West Virginia Humanities Council taps local students to design traveling exhibits

West Virginia University design students help the WVHC design and construct traveling exhibits, benefitting audiences throughout the state.

Posted: February 26, 2014
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“On the Road” to Collaboration

An NEH On the Road workshop created a collaborative experience for the Mississippi Humanities Council and the NEH Division of Public Programs.

Posted: February 18, 2014
Gary Samson’s photography captures Mardi Gras Indians in action
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The Beat on the Street: Second Lines, Mardi Gras Indians, and the Photography of Gary Samson

Escape the grey and white of the winter landscape into a world of color and celebration at the University of New Hampshire Museum in Dimond Library in Durham. The New Hampshire Humanities Council has awarded a grant to the University Museum for events related to an exhibition of the vivid photos by Gary Samson of the Mardi Gras Indians, musical culture, and traditions of New Orleans: "The Beat on the Street: Second Lines, Mardi Gras Indians, and the Photography of Gary Samson." The project includes a film showing and an event with the photographer.

Posted: February 11, 2014
Writers Deb Marquart and Taylor Brorby
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North Dakota Humanities Council's writers workshops featured on "All Things Considered"

NPR's "All Things Considered" featured the North Dakota Humanities Council's writers workshops held in the oil fields of western North Dakota, the Bakken.

Posted: February 4, 2014
Lois Lowry
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An Afternoon with Lois Lowry in New Hampshire

Beloved children's author Lois Lowry will speak at a free afternoon event sponsored by the New Hampshire Humanities Council in April.

Posted: January 22, 2014