Do Good Days is coming, April 19-22! Pick your volunteer shift.
Humanities Nebraska helps Nebraskans explore what connects us and makes us human. For nearly 50 years, Humanities Nebraska programming has evolved and expanded to include these programs, with many taking place in Omaha: Grants to nonprofit organizations conducting public humanities programs; a Speakers Bureau with nearly 300 humanities programs available and a easy booking process for in person and online programs; Chautauqua, a two-day history festival with activities for all ages (2023 site to be announced soon!); Capitol Forum on America’s Future for high school students; Prime Time Family Reading, and Prime Time Preschool, reading and discussion programs, open to all families with many programs in Omaha; Nebraska Warrior Writers, a workshop for veterans and their families, led by professional instructors in Omaha (and Lincoln); Museum on Main Street exhibitions from the Smithsonian with a new tour being announced in 2023; Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities, an event bringing a humanities speaker to Nebraska every year, alternating between Omaha and Lincoln (in Omaha in October 2023); Dear Stranger, a letter exchange program that connects Nebraskans across the miles; Nebraska History Day, a year-long program that engages students in grades 6-12 in the process of discovery and interpretation of historical topics, co-sponsored with Nebraska Wesleyan University; the Nebraska Literary Tour, a free tour that connects Nebraska places with stories and poems set in Nebraska and Nebraska authors. https://humanitiesnebraska.org/literary-tour/welcome.html.
Humanities Nebraska is celebrating 50 years of what connects us and makes us human. Let your curiosity get the best of you and discover events throughout 2023 and during Humanities Week in October.