Fw: Do low-cost public programs exist? Yes they do!
- The Illinois Humanities Council Invites You to Attend the
Fall 2012 Central Illinois Humanities Resource Day.9:00am-12:00pm
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Mattoon Public Library
1600 Charleston Avenue, Mattoon, Illinois
Lunch provided.The Illinois Humanities Council invites non-profit organizations, such as libraries, museums and historical societies, to learn about the public programs that we offer every year. The half-day workshop will include an introduction to the work and mission of the Illinois Humanities Council, as well as detailed information about its statewide programs:• Museum on Main Street (MoMS) serves rural communities by circulating first-rate traveling Smithsonian exhibitions that focus on broad and engaging topics in American culture. Coming to Illinois in March 2014 is the Smithsonian's newest exhibit, Hometown Teams, which looks at the American experience through local sports history. Apply by January 31, 2013!• For over twelve years, the IHC Road Scholars Speakers Bureau has been sending Illinois' finest writers, poets, historians, anthropologists, and living history actors to present to audiences across Illinois. For a small fee, non-profit organizations are able to bring a speaker to their communities and share the Road Scholars experience with local audiences, friends and family. Apply year-round!• The Illinois Humanities Council gives Community Grant support to Illinois nonprofit organizations to develop public humanities programs for Illinois audiences and to provide technical assistance or general support to help accomplish their core humanities missions. Apply year-round!This event is free and open to the public.
However, reservations are required and can be made online,
via email at events@..., or via phone at 312.422.5580.Photo Credit:
Wick Narrow Fabric Company ad, ca. 1910
LOC Prints & Photographs Division
POS - US .W54, no. 1DARE TO KNOWThe Illinois Humanities Council is an independent, tax exempt, nonprofit organization that has been bringing people together to reflect, think critically, and actively exchange ideas since its founding in 1973. The IHC is supported by private, state, and federal funds.