Calendar Events

NOVEMBER 2018

November 1 – TUSKEGEE

SUPER Teacher Workshop — Alabama History and Literature in the Classroom:  Dyann Robinson’s Wives of Booker T.   Tuskegee Repertory Theatre, Inc. at the Jessie Clinton Arts Center, 201 S. Main St, Tuskegee, AL 36083.  More information at http://www.alabamahumanities.org/programs/superteacher/ or contact Dr. Zanice Bond, Assistant Professor of English, Tuskegee University at zbond@tuskegee.edu / (334) 727-8104.

November 1 – BIRMINGHAM

PRIME TIME Family Reading Time Program.  5:30pm.  Hosted by YWoodlawn Family Resource Center,  For more information, contact Jerald Crook at jcrook@alabamahumanities.org / 205.558.3996.

November 2–3 – SHORTER and WARRIOR STAND
Old Federal Road Storytelling Festival. Grant to The Ridge Macon County Archaeology Project. Venue: Multiple. More information at https://www.digtheridge.com/old-federal-road-storytelling-festival.html or contact Shari Williams at contact@digtheridge.com.

November 2–December 7 – TUSCALOOSA
Alabama Types: Poets, Playwrights & Storytellers exhibit. Grant to the University of Alabama College of Arts and Sciences. Venue: University’s Gallery, 620 Greensboro Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487. More information at https://www.facebook.com/events/552217565199897/ or contact William Gantt at wggant1@ua.edu or (205) 348-9950.

November 3 – MOBILE
Restoring and Preserving Abandoned Cemeteries program. Grant to the Mobile Public Library. Venue: Ben May Main Library, 701 Government St, Mobile, AL 36602. More information at http://www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MOBILE/EK.cfm?zeeOrg=MOBILE or contact Elizabeth Theris at etheris@mplonline.org or (251) 208-7094.

November 3 – 17 – PRATTVILLE

Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit – Autauga County.  Hosted by Autauga County Heritage Association.  Old Autauga County Courthouse, 145 South Court Street, Prattville, AL 36067.  For more information, contact Barbara Gaston, Prattaugan Museum, museum@autaugahistory.org / 334.294.2362.

November 4 – CLANTON

Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting for Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit. 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Hosted by Jefferson State Community College Chilton-Clanton Campus, Conference & Performing Arts Center, 1850 Lay Dam Road, Clanton, AL 35045.  For more information, contact Libby Holmes, Office of Community Outreach, Jefferson State Community College, lholmes@jeffersonstate.edu / (205) 983-5230.

November 4 – CLANTON

Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit – Chilton County.  Hosted by Jefferson State Community College Chilton-Clanton Campus, Conference & Performing Arts Center, 1850 Lay Dam Road, Clanton, AL 35045.  For more information, contact Libby Holmes, Office of Community Outreach, Jefferson State Community College, lholmes@jeffersonstate.edu / (205) 983-5230.

November 5 – MONTGOMERY
Free screening of First Lady of the Revolution. Grant to Spark Media. Venue: Juliette Hampton Morgan Library, 245 High Street, Montgomery, AL 36104. More information at https://firstladyoftherevolution.com/ or contact James Mirabello at james@sparkmedia.org or (202) 463-6154 x178.

November 6 – TUSCALOOSA

PRIME TIME Family Reading Time Program.  6:00pm. Hosted by Tuscaloosa Public Library Weaver-Bolden Branch, 2522 Lanier Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401.  For more information, contact Jerald Crook at jcrook@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3996.

November 8 – BIRMINGHAM

PRIME TIME Family Reading Time Program.  5:30pm.  Hosted by YWoodlawn Family Resource Center,  For more information, contact Jerald Crook at jcrook@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3996.

November 5 – 17 – ATHENS

Making Alabama. A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit – Limestone County. Hosted by the Athens-Limestone County Public Library. Venue: 603 South Jefferson Street, Athens, AL 35611. More information at http://www.alcpl.org/event/making-alabama-history-exhibit/  or contact Kristopher Reisz at (256) 232-1233.

November 13 – TUSCALOOSA

PRIME TIME Family Reading Time Program.  6:00pm. Hosted by Tuscaloosa Public Library Weaver-Bolden Branch, 2522 Lanier Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401.  For more information, contact Jerald Crook at jcrook@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3996.

November  19 – December 2 – MARION

Making Alabama. A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit – Perry County.  Hosted by Perry County Bicentennial Committee.  Smith Building Art Gallery, 301 Washington Street, Marion, AL  36756. Contact: Susan Passmore at (404) 245-7576.

November 20 – TUSCALOOSA

PRIME TIME Family Reading Time Program.  6:00pm. Hosted by Tuscaloosa Public Library Weaver-Bolden Branch, 2522 Lanier Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401.  For more information, contact Jerald Crook at jcrook@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3996.

ONGOING THROUGH 2018

Ongoing through 2018 – MOBILE

War and Remembrance on the Gulf Coast. Grant to Center for the Study of War and Remembrance, University of South Alabama. Hosted by USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park. More information at http://www.southalabama.edu/departments/research/warandmemory/exhibit.html or contact Steve Trout strout@usouthal.edu / (251) 460-6146

Ongoing through 2018 – BIRMINGHAM

Third Space: Shifting Conversations about Contemporary Art. Grant to Birmingham Museum of Art. More information at http://artsbma.org/exhibition/third-space-shifting-conversations-about-contemporary-art/ or contact Claire Hubbs at chubbs@artsbma.org / (205) 254-2086

Ongoing through 2018 – MONTGOMERY

2018 Food for Thought Series. Grant to Alabama Department of Archives and History.

More information at http://www.archives.alabama.gov/whatsnew/events.html or contact Wesley Garmon Wesley.garmon@archives.alabama.gov / (334) 353-3288

Ongoing through 2018 – BIRMINGHAM

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing. Grant to Vulcan Park and Museum. More information at http://visitvulcan.com/event/southern-thunder-the-legacy-of-alabama-auto-racing/2017-06-01/#.WYjTRlGGMdU or (205) 933-1409

Ongoing through 2018 – BIRMINGHAM

Woman to Woman: Humanities and Health Care. A Reading and Discussion Series for Individuals Living with HIV/AIDS. AHF partnership program with Birmingham AIDS Outreach.  More information contact Katie Reese Katie@mcwc-bao.org / (205) 540-5889

Ongoing through 2018 – BIRMINGHAM

Humanities and Health Care: A Reading and Discussion Series for V.A. Health Care Professionals. AHF partnership program with Birmingham Veterans Administration Medical Center. Hosted by Birmingham V.A. Medical Center. More information contact Graydon Rust at grust@alabamahumanities.org / (334) 844-8946

Ongoing through 2018 – BIRMINGHAM

Ujima Family Readers Circle. Grant to National Hook Up of Black Women – Birmingham Chapter.  For more information contact Yvette Chapman nhbwbirmingham@gmail.com / (205) 919-4252

Ongoing through September 2018 – HUNTSVILLE

Literature and the Veteran Experience: Reading and Discussion Series for Veterans at Center Library. AHF partnership project with Huntsville-Madison County Public Library. More information at https://hmcpl.org/ or contact AHF Grants Director Graydon Rust at grust@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3997

Ongoing through 2018 – HUNTSVILLE

Rosenwald Field Trips. Program for Title One students and at-risk-youth.  Grant to Burritt on the Mountain.  More information at https://burrittonthemountain.com/ or contact Caroline Buncick caroline.nuncick@huntsvilleal.gov / (256) 512-5570

Ongoing through 2018 – STATEWIDE

Journey Proud IV. Media grant to Alabama Public Television. More information at http://aptv.org/series/1915/Journey-Proud or contact Peggy Hair phair@aptv.org / (205) 380-5169

Ongoing through 2018 – STATEWIDE

Wade Hall Traveling Postcards Exhibits. Grant to Troy University. More information contact Ruth Elder (334) 670-3874 / relder71917@troy.edu

Ongoing through 2018 – STATEWIDE

Remembering the Great War Speaker Series. Grant to Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities. Auburn University. More information at http://rememberingthegreatwar.org/ or contact Maiben Beard  meb0015@auburn.edu / (334) 844-4903

Ongoing through 2018 – STATEWIDE

History and Humanities Series: Alabama Correctional System. Grant to Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project, Auburn University.  More information at http://apaep.auburn.edu/ or contact Kyes Stevens at kyes@auburn.edu / (334) 844-8946

Ongoing through 2018 – STATEWIDE

Literature and the Veteran Experience: Reading and Discussion Series for Veterans, Alabama Correctional System. AHF partnership program with Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project, Auburn University. More information at http://apaep.auburn.edu/ or contact Kyes Stevens at kyes@auburn.edu / (334) 844-8946

Ongoing through 2019 – STATEWIDE

Making Alabama. A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit. More information at https://www.makingalabama.org or contact Laura Anderson landerson@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3992