Programs

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PROGRAM: Cultural Heritage Workshop

Missouri

Brunswick, MO – [presentation/lecture] The Cultural Heritage one-day workshop will provide participants with basic tools such as grant-writing techniques and program planning resources to help develop or revive cultural heritage programming in their communities. (Public)

#HumCitizen: Democracy and the Informed Citizen

Missouri

Select Locations, MO – [panels, lectures, community conversations] Throughout the year, the Missouri Humanities Council will explore the role of journalism in four major areas of the state: Columbia, Springfield, St. Louis and Kansas City through public forums, lectures, panels, and community conversations. (Students, Public)

PROGRAM: Traveling Exhibits

Missouri

Ongoing – [statewide] The Missouri Humanities Council brings the humanities to every corner of Missouri by lending out these scholar-created exhibits to schools, libraries, and other institutions (Exhibits)

PROGRAM: “Show Me Missouri” Speakers’ Bureau

Missouri

Ongoing – [statewide] A series of lectures that shares Missouri’s culture, history, art and people with the public. Lectures can be hosted by both non- and for-profit organizations. (Presentation/Lecture)

PROGRAM: Read from the Start

Missouri

Ongoing – [statewide] A family reading program designed to teach parents and caregivers the joys and benefits of reading to children from birth to 5 years old. (Workshop)

PROGRAM: Veterans Writing Workshops

Missouri

St. Louis, MO – [workshop] Veterans Writing Workshops provides veterans and their families the writing and narrative skills to better share their stories. (Veterans)

PROGRAM: Proud to Be: Writing By American Warriors

Missouri

Ongoing – [statewide] A creative writing anthology containing poems, essays, interviews, fictional stories, and photography by and about veterans. (Other)

GRANT: MO Mini Grants

Missouri

Aug. 1, 2017 – [deadline] Learn more about Missouri Humanities Council’s Mini Grants, which help organizations fund programs that facilitate discussion between humanities experts and the public (funding up to $2,500 available). (Grant Opportunity)

GRANT: MO Major Grants

Missouri

Sept. 1, 2017 – [deadline] Learn more about Missouri Humanities Council’s Major Grants, which help organizations fund programs that facilitate discussion between humanities experts and the public (funding between $2,501 and $10,000 available). (Grant Opportunity)

OVERVIEW: Missouri Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

Missouri

Jan. – Dec. 2016 – [Archived] To celebrate the Pulitzer Prizes centennial, the Missouri Humanities Council created a multi-part project comprised of lectures, panel discussions, traveling exhibitions, and high- school workshops. (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires Initiative)

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: JUST Listening

Missouri

2015 to 2016- [Archived] A film project dedicated to telling the story of Ferguson, MO. (Performance, Presentation)

PROGRAM: National History Day in Missouri

Missouri

Ongoing- [statewide] Missouri Humanities Council, with the State Historical Society of Missouri, helps administer National History Day in Missouri. (Competition)

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