Expanded Indiana Authors Awards will kick off with celebration at the Indianapolis Artsgarden on Oct. 21
Indiana Authors Awards
Expanded Indiana Authors Awards will kick off with celebration at the Indianapolis Artsgarden on Oct. 21

The expanded Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards, newly powered by Indiana Humanities, will launch on Oct. 21 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. with special cocktails, on-demand poetry and a pop-up bookstore at a free Indianapolis Artsgarden event celebrating Hoosier writers and readers. The public is invited to …

October 8, 2019
Indiana Humanities announces inaugural class of Humanities Action Fellows
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Indiana Humanities announces inaugural class of Humanities Action Fellows

Indiana Humanities has awarded fellowships to eight early-career humanities professionals across the state to help them use the humanities to improve their communities. The inaugural class of Humanities Action Fellows will work over 18 months on projects that range from using storytelling and other public humanities methods to create good …

October 3, 2019
Indiana Humanities publishes anthology of prose and poetry designed to be read in nature
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Indiana Humanities publishes anthology of prose and poetry designed to be read in nature

A new book by Indiana Humanities is designed to help Hoosiers connect more deeply with nature—whether they’re surrounded by hills or prairie, wetlands or dunelands, limestone creeks or kettle lakes. Next Indiana Campfires: A Trail Companion is a collection of prose and poetry from Indiana Humanities’ award-winning Next Indiana Campfires …

October 2, 2019
Remembering <i>Frankenstein</i> and what’s next for <i>One State / One Story</i>
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Remembering Frankenstein and what’s next for One State / One Story

Two years ago today, Indiana Humanities launched One State / One Story: Frankenstein, an ambitious statewide read celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s classic work of science fiction. Supported by a generous grant from the National Endowment from the Humanities, the initiative called attention to this special anniversary, encouraging Hoosiers …

September 30, 2019
Dillsboro taps into its past to spring into the future
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Dillsboro taps into its past to spring into the future

DILLSBORO, Ind.—It was a happy accident that allowed this small Indiana town to make a big splash. Developers were certain they were going to strike it rich with oil or gas when they began drilling here in the early 1900s, about 40 miles west of Cincinnati. That dream never came …

August 19, 2019
HUDDLE UP CROSSES THE FINISH LINE
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HUDDLE UP CROSSES THE FINISH LINE

The seventh-annual Indiana Humanities Historic Bar Crawl on Wed., July 24, brought to life some of the lesser known stories from the “amateur sports capital of the world.” The theme: “Huddle Up: A Boozy Throwback Through Indy Sports History.” Almost 200 “crawlers” set afoot through downtown Indy’s southside neighborhood, with …

July 26, 2019
Indiana Humanities awards seven nonprofits with more than $17,000 in grants
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Indiana Humanities awards seven nonprofits with more than $17,000 in grants

Schools, libraries and other organizations from South Bend to Bloomington recently received Action Grants from Indiana Humanities for projects ranging from a poetry slam camp for middle-school students to a daylong celebration of Potawatomi culture and traditions. Action Grants offer up to $3,000 to support nonprofit organizations that sponsor public …

July 9, 2019
Telling the Story of New Harmony Through Interactive Artisanry
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Telling the Story of New Harmony Through Interactive Artisanry

Have you ever wondered what life was like in Indiana in the 1800s? Have you thought about what kinds of jobs Hoosiers had and how communities worked and thrived? In April, Historic New Harmony answered these questions for schoolchildren and their families, allowing them to experience life in southern Indiana …

July 8, 2019