Bill of Rights_Program

225th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights

Partnership with the National Archives

To commemorate the 225th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights, the state humanities councils partnered with the National Archives resulting in more than 1,300 pop-up exhibits being sent to libraries, museums, and schools across 35 different states. View programs below and use the filter to learn about other public humanities programming.

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OVERVIEW: Wyoming Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

Wyoming

2017 – [online] Archived articles that feature important journalistic events, achievements, and people of Wyoming Pulitzer Prizes Campfires, State Overview

OVERVIEW: Humanities DC Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

District of Columbia

June – Aug. 2016 – [Washington, DC] To celebrate the Pulitzer Prizes centennial, Humanities DC expanded upon their Soul of the City summer program to include a special journalism focus. (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires Initiative, State Overview)

OVERVIEW: Colorado Humanities Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

Colorado

March – Oct. 2016 – [Nederland, Thornton, Carbondale, Sterling, Bayfield, La Veta] To celebrate the Pulitzer Prizes centennial, Colorado Humanities created two event series, “The American West as Living Space” and Writers in the Schools Pulitzer Model, which brought Pulitzer themed programming to libraries and high schools around Colorado. (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires Initiative, State Overview )

OVERVIEW: California Humanities Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

California

March – Oct. 2016 – [Los Angeles, San Jose, Salinas, Fresno, Oakland] To celebrate the Pulitzer Prizes centennial, California Humanities created a series of events, On the Road with California Humanities, featuring Pulitzer-prize winners in conversation with notable thinkers about contemporary issues. ( Pulitzer Prizes Campfires Initiative, State Overview)

OVERVIEW: AHC Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

Arkansas

April – Oct. 2016 – [Little Rock, Jonesboro] To celebrate the Pulitzer Prizes centennial, the Arkansas Humanities Council hosted a series of lectures on Pulitzer Prize winners with Arkansas connections. (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires Initiative, State Overview)

SPOTLIGHT: The Bill of Rights and You

2016-17 – [nationwide] A partnership between the National Archives and the Federation which resulted in more than 1,300 pop-up exhibits distributed to libraries, schools, and museums across 35 states.(National Archives, Bill of Rights)

PROGRAM: OK The Bill of Rights and You

Oklahoma

2016-17- [Archived] 64 Oklahoma venues hosted copies of the 225th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights pop-up display created by the National Archives. (National Archives, Bill of Rights, Exhibit)

PROGRAM: ND The Bill of Rights and You

North Dakota

2016-17- [Archived] North Dakota distributed 38 copies of the 225th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights pop-up display created by the National Archives. (National Archives, Bill of Rights, Exhibit)

PROGRAM: NM The Bill of Rights and You

New Mexico

2016-17- [Archived] 28 New Mexico locations hosted copies of the 225th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights pop-up display created by the National Archives. (National Archives, Bill of Rights, Exhibit)

PROGRAM: NV The Bill of Rights and You

Nevada

2016 – [Archived] In celebration of the 225th anniversary of the Bill of Rights, 20 Nevada locations hosted this exhibit developed by the National Archives. (National Archives, Bill of Rights, Exhibit)

PROGRAM: MT The Bill of Rights and You

Montana

2016 – [Archived] Commemorating the 225th anniversary of the ratification of the bill of rights, 27 Montana venues hosted this pop-up exhibit developed by the National Archives. (National Archives, Bill of Rights, Exhibit)

PROGRAM: MO The Bill of Rights and You

Missouri

2016 – [Archived] To commemorate the 225th anniversary of the ratification of the bill of rights, 35 venues hosted this pop-up exhibit developed by the National Archives. (National Archives, Bill of Rights, Exhibit)

PROGRAM: SC The Bill of Rights and You

South Carolina

2016-17- [Archived] 15 South Carolina venues hosted copies of the 225th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights pop-up display created by the National Archives. (National Archives, Bill of Rights, Exhibit)

PROGRAM: SD The Bill of Rights and You

South Dakota

2016-17 – [Archived] 59 sites are hosting the pop-up display exhibit from the National Archives to commemorate the 225th anniversary of the Bill of Rights. (National Archives, Bill of Rights, Exhibit)