Calendar Events

JUNE 2018

May 28 – June 8 – HALEYVILLE

Making Alabama. A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit – Winston County. Hosted by the City of Haleyville. Venue: 50th Annual 9-1-1 Festival. More information at https://www.makingalabama.org or contact Mike Evans at mevans@yicnow.com

June 3 – 25 – HEFLIN

Making Alabama. A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit – Cleburne County. Hosted by the City of Heflin. Venue: Heflin Armory. More information at https://www.makingalabama.org or contact Shane Smith at ssmith@cityofheflin.org.

June 4 – 23 – OZARK

Making Alabama. A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit – Dale County. Hosted by the Dale County Council of Arts and Humanities. Venue: Dowling Museum and Ann Rudd Art Center. More information at https://www.makingalabama.org or contact Carol Luckfield at smalltownhostage@yahoo.com

June 8 – FORT DEPOSIT

Making Alabama Training Session. 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Hosted by Priester’s Pecans, 80 Bishop Bottom Rd, Fort Deposit 36032. More information at http://www.makingalabama.org or contact Laura Anderson landerson@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3992

June 8 – CENTRE

Road Scholar, Joyce Cauthen presents, “Fiddlers, Banjo Players, and Straw Beaters.” 10:00 a.m. and 12 p.m. Hosted by Cherokee County Public Library, 310 Mary St, Centre 35960. More information at http://www.alabamahumanites.org/programs/road or contact T.C. McLemore tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3999

June 10 – 24 – FORT DEPOSIT

Making Alabama. A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit – Lowndes County. Hosted by Lowndes County Commission in partnership with the Fort Deposit Arts Council. Venue: Wisteria Cottage. More information at https://www.makingalabama.org or contact William Scott at William.c.scott2010@gmail.com

June 12 – DADEVILLE

Road Scholar, Dolores Hydock presents, “It’s the Little Things: Five small objects that played a big role inshaping the world of the Dutch Golden Age.” 12:30 p.m. Hosted by Friends of the Dadeville Public Library, 8091 County Rd 34, Dadeville 36853. More information at http://www.alabamahumanites.org/programs/road or contact T.C. McLemore tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3999

June 12 – ALEXANDER CITY

Road Scholar, Dolores Hydock presents, “Every Picture Tells a Story/Norman Rockwell.” 3:00 p.m. Hosted by Adelia M. Russell Library, 318 Church St, Alexander City 35010. More information at http://www.alabamahumanites.org/programs/road or contact T.C. McLemore tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3999

June 11 – HUNTSVILLE

LGBTQ Cultural Geography: A Site Mapping Project. Huntsville Historic Depot. Grant to Invisible Histories Project – Alabama in partnership with Birmingham Public Library, UAB Special Collections Library, and The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies. More information at https://www.invisiblehistory.org/ or contact Joshua Burford invisiblehistoryal@gmail.com / (205) 342-3251

June 12 – BIRMINGHAM

LGBTQ Cultural Geography: A Site Mapping Project. Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark. Grant to Invisible Histories Project – Alabama in partnership with Birmingham Public Library, UAB Special Collections Library, and The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies. More information at https://www.invisiblehistory.org/ or contact Joshua Burford invisiblehistoryal@gmail.com / (205) 342-325

June 11-14 – HUNTSVILLE

Revisiting the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955. Teacher institute. Grant to Oakwood College. For more information contact Dr. Ramona Hyman rhyman@oakwood.edu / (256) 726-7188

June 14 – DEMOPOLIS

Road Scholar, Sarah Bliss Wright presents, “The Mt. Ida Quilt Project: One Community, Two Quilts, Three Centuries.”  12:00 p.m. Hosted by Demopolis Public Library, 211 E Washington St, Demopolis 36732. More information at http://www.alabamahumanites.org/programs/road or contact T.C. McLemore tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3999

June 15 – July 27 – GUNTERSVILLE

Making Alabama. A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit – Marshall County. Host and venue: The Guntersville Museum. More information at https://www.makingalabama.org or contact Julie Patton at Julie.patton@guntersvilleal.org

June 17 – 23 – MOBILE

SUPER Teacher Institute, “Civil War Workshop.” In partnership with the Florida Humanities Council. Hosted by University of Mobile. More information at https://www.alabamahumanities.org/programs/superteacher/ or contact T.C. McLemore tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org /(205) 558-3999

June 24 – MONTGOMERY

LGBTQ Cultural Geography: A Site Mapping Project. Bayard Rustin Community Center. Grant to Invisible Histories Project – Alabama in partnership with Birmingham Public Library, UAB Special Collections Library, and The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies. More information at https://www.invisiblehistory.org/ or contact Joshua Burford invisiblehistoryal@gmail.com / (205) 342-3251

June 24 – BIRMINGHAM

Road Scholar, Karen Utz presents, “Music of the Mines, Mills, and Railroads of the Birmingham District.”  2:00 p.m. Hosted by North Shelby Library, 5521 Cahaba Valley Rd, Birmingham 35242. More information at http://www.alabamahumanites.org/programs/road or contact T.C. McLemore tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3999

Ongoing through June 2018 – FORT RUCKER

Literature and the Veteran Experience: Reading and Discussion Series for Veterans at Center Library. AHF partnership project with Center Library, Fort Rucker. More information contact AHF Grants Director Thomas Bryant at tbryant@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3997

Ongoing through July 2018 – ATHENS

UNA-Limestone Prison Initiative. Grant to University of North Alabama College of Arts & Sciences.  More information contact Katie Owens-Murphy kowensmurphy@una.edu / (256) 765-4893

Ongoing through August 2018 – TUSCALOOSA

2018 Alabama Blues Project Summer Camp Program. Grant to the Alabama Blues Project. More information at https://www.alabamablues.org/ or contact Paula Demonbreun paula@alabamablues.org

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 Thomas Bryant at tbryant@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 Thomas Bryant at tbryant@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

 


MAY 2018

May 7 – MUSCLE SHOALS

Road Scholar, Dolores Hydock presents, “It’s the Little Things: Five small objects that connect our world with the Dutch Golden Age.” 9:45 a.m. Hosted by Muscle Shoals Public Library. 1918 E Avalon Ave, Muscle Shoals 35661. More information at http://www.alabamahumanites.org/programs/road or contact T.C. McLemore   tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3999

May 8 – VESTAVIA

Road Scholar, Susan Webb presents, “Thank you, Mr. Rosenwald.” 10:30 a.m. Hosted by American Associate of University Women. 1112 Montgomery Hwy, Vestavia Hills, 35216. More information at  http://www.alabamahumanites.org/programs/road or contact T.C. McLemore  tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3999

May 10 –TUSCALOOSA

SUPER Teacher Institute, “New Views on the Spanish Conquest of Alabama & the Americas.” 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Hosted by The University of Alabama. More information at  https://www.alabamahumanities.org/programs/superteacher/ or contact T.C. McLemore   tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org /(205) 558-3999

May 15 – BIRMINGHAM

AHF YP Board Meeting. AHF office. More information at   https://www.alabamahumanities.org/about/junior-board or contact Kendall Chew  kchew@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3996

May 12 – FOLEY

Road Scholar, Ronald Fritze presents, “Prince Madoc and the Welsh Indians: A Persistent Frontier Myth.” 10:00 a.m. Hosted by Baldwin County Genealogical Society. 319 E Laurel Ave, Foley 36535. More information at  http://www.alabamahumanites.org/programs/road or contact T.C. McLemore   tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3999

Ongoing through May 2018 – COLUMBIANA, MONTEVALLO, VINCENT

Writing Our Stories. Workshops at Columbiana Middle School, Montevallo Middle School, Vincent Middle School. Grant to Shelby County Arts Council. More information at   https://shelbycountyartscouncil.com/who-we-are/ or contact Bruce Andrews  2blu.bruce@gmail.com / (205) 669-0044

Ongoing through May 2018 – BIRMINGHAM, CLANTON

2018 Red Mountain Writing Project. Grant to Red Mountain Writing Project, University of Alabama at Birmingham. More information at   http://www.uab.edu/redmountainwritingproject/ or contact Tonya Perry  tperry@uab.edu / (205) 934-7896

Ongoing through June 2018 – FORT RUCKER

Literature and the Veteran Experience: Reading and Discussion Series for Veterans at Center Library. AHF partnership project with Center Library, Fort Rucker. More information contact AHF Grants Director Thomas Bryant at  tbryant@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3997

Ongoing through July 2018 – ATHENS

UNA-Limestone Prison Initiative. Grant to University of North Alabama College of Arts & Sciences. More information contact Katie Owens-Murphy   kowensmurphy@una.edu / (256) 765-4893

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 at 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 2017 – 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 Thomas Bryant at  tbryant@alabamahumanities.org / (334) 844-8946

Ongoing through 2017 – 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