Humanities Events In and Around Idaho

Times, dates and locations are subject to change. 
Please call the listed contact to verify the program information.
All programs are open to the general public.

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Fri, August 11 2017 – Sun, December 17 2017
BOISE ART MUSEUM ANNOUNCES Rick Bartow: Things You Know But Cannot Explain
sponsor: Boise Art Museum
phone: (208) 345-8330
location: See Flier for Details
Wed, November 22 2017
Idaho Humanities Council Hires New Executive Director
The Idaho Humanities Council has hired a new Executive Director to replace retiring Director Rick Ardinger.
Thu, November 23 2017 at 12:00 PM
The Constitution and Religion: Origins, Challenges, and Accommodations
speaker: David Adler
sponsor: Lewis-Clark State College
contact: Leif Hoffman
phone: (208) 792-2818
location: Lewis-Clark State College, 500 8th Ave., Lewiston, ID
Fri, December 1 2017 at 6:30 PM
Classical Christmas Concert
speaker: Del Parkinson
sponsor: Memorial Community Center
contact: Carolyn Speelmon
phone: (208) 264-5481
location: Memorial Community Center, Main Hall, 415 Wellington Place, Hope, ID
Tue, December 5 2017 – Fri, December 8 2017
Surviving Voices
"Surviving Voices” is a four-day event that turns to the humanities—the disciplines that foster exploration, understanding, and creative thinking—to provoke thought and demonstrate how alternative perspectives can help develop important strategies for combating violence against women in its many forms. This series will feature speakers such as Elizabeth Smart, discussions with women’s studies scholars, documentary films, and theatre performances. All events are free and open to the public.
sponsor: Idaho State University
contact: Elizabeth Brunner
phone: (208) 282-1478
Tue, December 12 2017 at 7:00 PM
History from the Ashes
speaker: Ben Kemper
sponsor: Meadows Valley Public Library
contact: Audrey Crogh
phone: (208) 347-3147
location: Meadows Valley Public Library, Idaho Room, 400 Virginia St., New Meadowns, ID
Sun, December 31 2017
Origins, a New, Permanent Exhibit at the Idaho State Historical Museum
sponsor: Idaho State Historical Society
contact: Dax Chizum
phone: (208) 514-2304
location: Idaho State Historical Society, 2205 Old Penitentiary Rd., Boise, ID
Tue, January 16 2018 at 7:00 PM
History of Boise Through the Lens of Morrison Knudsen Co.
speaker: Jim Duran
sponsor: Touchmark Meadow Lake Village
contact: James Johnston
phone: (208) 319-5336
location: Touchmark Meadow Lake Village, Coeur d'Alene Room, Grand Lodge, 437 E. Clocktower Lan, Meridian, ID
Sun, January 28 2018 at 11:30 AM
An Idaho Entrepreneur: Colonel William H. Dewey
sponsor: Canyon County Historical Society
contact: Robert Sobba
phone: (208) 459-6737
location: Grace Episcopal Church, 411 10th Ave. S., Nampa, ID
Tue, February 20 2018 at 7:00 PM
New Perspectives on Aging and the End of Life
speaker: Susan Swetnam
sponsor: Meadows Valley Public Library
contact: Audrey Crogh
phone: (208) 347-3147
location: Meadows Valley Public Library, Idaho Room, 400 Virginia St., New Meadows, ID
MARCH 2018
Fri, March 9 2018 at 6:30 PM
Hemingway Literary Center at Boise State University Hosts Kate Moore who will present on her book "The Radium Girls" on March 9, 2018
sponsor: The Hemingway Literary Center at Boise State University
phone: (208) 426-3191
location: Ron and Linda Yanke Family Research Park, 220 E. Parkcenter Blvd., Boise, ID