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Upcoming Events – 2018

February 23, 2018 Kansas City black enuf (2017) - Film Discussion
Humanities Grant
February 24, 2018 Manhattan Spotlighting Louise Brooks: From the Kansas Prairie to the German Silver Screen
Mini Grant
March 1, 2018
–March 31, 2018
Shawnee Mission Segregated KC - Mobile Device Tour App
Humanities Grant
March 2, 2018 Lenexa Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor
TALK
March 3, 2018 Basehor Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Speakers Bureau
March 3, 2018 Osawatomie Women Writers on the Santa Fe Trail
Speakers Bureau
March 8, 2018 Chapman 218272SB - Women Soldiers of the Civil War
Speakers Bureau
March 9, 2018
–March 19, 2018
Basehor My Prison, My Home: One Woman's Story of Capitivity in Iran by Haleh Esfandian
TALK
March 11, 2018 Topeka Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Speakers Bureau
March 12, 2018 Junction City The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
TALK
March 12, 2018 Abilene All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren
TALK
March 15, 2018 Eudora Foam on the Range
Speakers Bureau
March 18, 2018 Topeka Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead
TALK
March 18, 2018 Bonner Springs Women Soldiers of the Civil War
Speakers Bureau
March 20, 2018 Baldwin City All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren
TALK
March 20, 2018 Bonner Springs Church of Spies by Mark Riebling
TALK
March 20, 2018 Overland Park Waterlily by Ella Cara Deloria
TALK
March 21, 2018 Topeka Miriam's Kitchen by Elizabeth Ehrlich
TALK
March 22, 2018 Bonner Springs Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Speakers Bureau
March 22, 2018 Abilene Oral History Workshop - Kansas Stories of the Vietnam War
Special Project
March 23, 2018 Kansas City Head 'Em Up & Move 'Em Out
Speakers Bureau
March 26, 2018 Leavenworth Empire Falls by Richard Russo
TALK
March 27, 2018 Topeka How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life by Mameve Medwed
TALK
March 29, 2018 Manhattan The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
TALK
April 1, 2018
–April 30, 2018
Lawrence Home Front in the Heartland, Revisited - Display
Heritage Grant
April 4, 2018 Topeka Grants Chat
Special Projects
April 5, 2018 Atchison Dance for the Dead by Thomas Perry
TALK
April 6, 2018 Lenexa The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis
TALK
April 7, 2018 Manhattan Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Speakers Bureau
April 9, 2018 Junction City A Lost Lady by Willa Cather
TALK
April 9, 2018 Lawrence Onward Haskell: The Making of an Indian Nations University
Speakers Bureau
April 12, 2018 Topeka Tender at the Bone by Ruth Reichl
TALK
April 13, 2018 Basehor Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi
TALK
April 13, 2018
–June 3, 2018
Overland Park Water/Ways Smithsonian Exhibition
MoMS
April 14, 2018 Topeka William Allen White Sesquicentennial Film - KTWU Airing
Humanities Grant
April 14, 2018 Marysville Koester House Museum Library: Telling the Stories - Open House
Heritage Grant
April 16, 2018 Leavenworth Epitaph for a Peach by David Mas Masumoto
TALK
April 17, 2018 Overland Park The Englishman in Kansas by T. H. Gladstone
TALK
April 18, 2018 Prairie Village Women Soldiers of the Civil War
Speakers Bureau
April 18, 2018 Topeka Empire Falls by Richard Russo
TALK
April 19, 2018 Kansas City East is East and West is West: The History of Segregation in KC - Panel Discussion
Humanities Grant
April 20, 2018
–April 21, 2018
Kansas City Strength in Numbers: Continuing the Interpretation of Quindaro - Symposium
Humanities Grant
April 24, 2018 Topeka Standing in the Rainbow by Fannie Flagg
TALK
April 25, 2018 Lawrence William Allen White Sesquicentennial Film - Discussion
Humanities Grant
April 26, 2018 Manhattan So Long a Letter by Mariama Ba
TALK
May 3, 2018 Topeka Legislative Legacy - Public Event
Heritage Grant
May 3, 2018 Atchison 218123TK - Native American Mysteries
TALK
May 4, 2018 Lenexa Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
TALK
May 14, 2018 Abilene Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart
TALK
May 14, 2018 Leavenworth Secrets of the Tsil Cafe by Thomas Fox Averill
TALK
May 22, 2018 Overland Park The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton by Jane Smiley
TALK
May 29, 2018 Topeka Quite a Year for Plums by Bailey White
TALK
June 7, 2018 Atchison The Ghost Walker by Margaret Coel
TALK
August 15, 2018 Topeka Grants Chat
Special Projects
September 10, 2018 Abilene The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan
TALK
November 3, 2018 Lawrence Garden City Works - Film Discussion
Humanities Grant
December 1, 2018 Topeka Garden City Works - Film Discussion
Humanities Grant

Ongoing Events – 2017

June 10, 2017
–June 10, 2018
Overland Park Becoming Johnson County - Exhibition
Humanities Grant
– 2018
February 1, 2018
–April 30, 2018
Overland Park Civil Rights Photo Exhibit by Ken Thompson
Humanities Grant