Thirteen Indiana communities selected to host ALL-IN Block Parties
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Thirteen Indiana communities selected to host ALL-IN Block Parties

Indiana Humanities awards organizations across the state with event resources designed to engage citizens in community celebrations during the Indiana Bicentennial.

December 18, 2015
55 Organizations Awarded Next Indiana Bookshelf Sets
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55 Organizations Awarded Next Indiana Bookshelf Sets

The Indiana Center for the Book and Indiana Humanities have awarded 55 libraries, schools and organizations a free Next Indiana Bookshelf set. Awarded organizations span the state, from Aurora to Gary, Evansville to Angola. The Next Indiana Bookshelf is a set of 13 titles designed to encourage thinking and discussion …

December 7, 2015
Your Next Read: TEDxIND Keep It Simple Bookshelf
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Your Next Read: TEDxIND Keep It Simple Bookshelf

Check out an eclectic mix of titles suggested by the TEDxIND speakers and planning team to help you reflect on what we gain when we "keep it simple."

September 30, 2015
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Bridging Cultures

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), in collaboration with the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, is accepting applications through September 25 for Muslim Journeys, a Bridging Cultures Bookshelf program. In January 2013, up to 1,000 public libraries, community college and academic libraries, and state humanities councils will be selected …

July 10, 2012
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Morality is the real firewater: A recap of Chew on This

Many people say alcohol is firewater. Not true. Morality is the real firewater. Moonshine and Morality (of the Indiana Humanities Chew On This series) ignited the impassioned minds of the fifteen person round table conversation. The Libertine’s craft cocktails fanned the flames (re: photo on the right of Neal Brown, The …

October 19, 2011
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Larry Wappel, Wappel Farms: Mint in the air

For the past two years, Indiana Humanities has explored how we think about, experience and share what we eat through our statewide Food For Thought initiative. Now we are adding a capstone to this program by commissioning a book about Indiana food. Award-winning writer David Hoppe and our own communications …

September 28, 2011
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Local food, local art convene at FoodCon2

What do you get when you mix local food, local art and a large dose of the local community? You get FoodCon 2, an unconventional convention that showcases and explores the art and culture of food in Indianapolis. This year’s event, hosted on Sept. 2 by the Harrison Center for …

September 15, 2011
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How a Hoosier Took Matters Into Her Own (Farm) Hands

Confession: I am embarrassed to say that I am a born and raised Hoosier, whose first immersion in agriculture took place halfway across the world. My earliest memories of traveling always include leaving the busy pace of Indianapolis and staring, with fascination, out of the windows of my mom’s minivan …

August 30, 2011