New grants aimed at preserving Indiana women’s history
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New grants aimed at preserving Indiana women’s history

Today, Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch, who serves as chair of the Indiana Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission, announced a new grant program that will give Main Street communities the opportunity to preserve locations that highlight women’s history across Indiana. “We’re excited to provide a new way to empower Main Street communities …

March 10, 2020
Suffrage-related art exhibit opens March 6 at Harrison Center
Indiana Women's Suffrage Centennial
Suffrage-related art exhibit opens March 6 at Harrison Center

The Harrison Center and Indiana Humanities are teaming up to present “We Wait.,” a new suffrage-inspired work by Gigi Salij. The show opens Friday, March 6, at the Harrison Center, with an artist reception from 6 to 10 p.m. The exhibit will run through March 27. Part of a year-long …

February 28, 2020
Request for Proposals: Consultant and Trainer: Organizational Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Transformation
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Request for Proposals: Consultant and Trainer: Organizational Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Transformation

Indiana Humanities invites proposals from qualified applicants interested in entering into a contract to perform consulting and training services related to organizational equity, diversity and inclusion transformation. We are seeking services that will help members of our staff and board build skills and competencies as IH strives to operationalize diversity, …

February 19, 2020
National Humanities Conference will come to Indianapolis to explore issues at the ‘Crossroads’
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National Humanities Conference will come to Indianapolis to explore issues at the ‘Crossroads’

The National Humanities Conference will be in Indianapolis in November, bringing together humanities leaders, scholars and advocates from across the country to the “Crossroads of America” just after the presidential election. The Federation of State Humanities Councils and the National Humanities Alliance will hold the conference Nov. 5-8 at the …

February 11, 2020
2020 statewide read invites Hoosiers to explore Jean Thompson’s ‘The Year We Left Home’
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2020 statewide read invites Hoosiers to explore Jean Thompson’s ‘The Year We Left Home’

More than 30 Indiana communities from Crown Point to Jeffersonville will host events in 2020 as part of a statewide read powered by Indiana Humanities. This year, the organization’s One State / One Story program is encouraging Hoosiers to read Jean Thompson’s “The Year We Left Home.” The book was …

February 4, 2020
SEVENTH ANNUAL FAIRBANKS SYMPOSIUM AT THE UNIVERSITY OF INDIANAPOLIS EXPLORES WOMEN IN CIVIC LEADERSHIP
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SEVENTH ANNUAL FAIRBANKS SYMPOSIUM AT THE UNIVERSITY OF INDIANAPOLIS EXPLORES WOMEN IN CIVIC LEADERSHIP

“At the Crossroads: Women in Civic Leadership” features top female leaders from Indianapolis and also includes keynote speaker Jennifer Lawless, Commonwealth Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia and author of “It Still Takes a Candidate: Why Women Don’t Run for Office” and “Women on the Run: Gender, Media, …

January 29, 2020
Smithsonian exhibit about rural America travels to Elkhart County as part of six-town Indiana tour
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Smithsonian exhibit about rural America travels to Elkhart County as part of six-town Indiana tour

Elkhart County will be the next stop on the Indiana tour of the Smithsonian’s Crossroads: Change in Rural America exhibit.   Part of Indiana Humanities’ INseparable initiative, the exhibit will be at the Elkhart County Historical Museum in Bristol from Feb. 1 to March 15. The interactive display tracks the national ebb and flow of rural America from farming to industrialization to the digital age.  …

January 23, 2020
Grant Helps College Shine a Light on Its Bohlen Architecture
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Grant Helps College Shine a Light on Its Bohlen Architecture

 No matter where you live in Indiana, it’s likely you’ve seen a building designed by the Bohlen family.   From 1853 to 1968, four generations of Indianapolis’s Bohlen family designed local buildings that include the Indianapolis City Market, the Murat Temple and Crown Hill Cemetery’s gothic chapel.  Farther afield, the Bohlens also designed the French Lick …

January 22, 2020