Calendar Events

SEPTEMBER 2017

Ongoing through September 23
Water/Ways. Museum on Main Street Exhibition, a partnership project of AHF, the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Service, and Carnegie Visual Arts Center. Carnegie Visual Art Center – Decatur. http://carnegiearts.org/ or contact Mary Reed (256) 341-0562/ mary@carnegiearts.org

Ongoing through September 2017
Belles’ Lettres 2 Authors Tour. Grant to University of West Alabama – Statewide. More information http://www.livingstonpress.uwa.edu/ or contact Carmen Giles at (205) 652-3424 / cgiles@uwa.edu

September 1
Jenice Riley Memorial Scholarship applications are due. More information go to http://www.alabamahumanities.org/programs/jenice-riley/ or contact T.C. McLemore (205) 558—3999/ tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org

September 1 & 11
Humanities & Health Care in partnership with AIDS Alabama South, Mobile, AL. More information contact Thomas Bryant (205) 558-3997 or tbryant@alabamahumanities.org

September 1 – 28
Wade Hall Traveling Postcards Exhibit: Alabama Main Streets. Marengo County History and Archives Museum – Demopolis. Grant to Troy University. More information contact Ruth Elder at (334) 670-3874 / relder71917@troy.edu

September 1 – 29
Wade Hall Traveling Postcards Exhibit: Alabama Historical Building. Washington County Public Library – Chatom. Grant to Troy University. More information contact Ruth Elder at (334) 670-3874 / relder71917@troy.edu

September 1 – 30
Montgomery on My Mind: Lessons from the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955 Through the Lens of Fred Grey. Grant to Fountain of Life CDC – Huntsville. More information contact Kayla Ward (256) 721-2114 /
fgward@hotmail.com

September 4 – October 13
Multicultural Environments: Korea, Public Workshop. Troy University Montgomery Campus. Grant to AKEEP/Alabama-Korea Education and Economic Partnership. More information http://www.akeep.org/ or contact Christa Springs at (334) 413-3401 / christa.springs@akeep.org

September 6
Road Scholar, Joyce Cauthen, “In the Kitchen and Around the Dinner Table.” 10:30 a.m. Hosted by Harrison Regional Library, 19 John Sparkman Ct., Vincent, AL 35178. More info http://www.alabamahumanites.org/programs/road or T.C. McLemore (205) 558-3999/ tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org

September 6, 13, 20 and 27
Literature and the Veteran Experience. Ventress Correctional Facility, Clayton, AL. In partnership with Alabama Prison Arts & Education Project, Auburn University. For more information contact Thomas Bryant (205) 558-3997 or tbryant@alabamahumanities.org

September 6, 13, 20 and 27
Humanities & Health Care in partnership with Birmingham AIDS Outreach, Birmingham, AL. More information contact Thomas Bryant (205) 558-3997 or tbryant@alabamahumanities.org

September 7
PRIME TIME Family Reading Time starts. Birmingham Public Library, Inglenook Branch, Birmingham, AL. More info http://www.alabamahumanities.org/programs/prime-time-family-reading-time/ or T.C. McLemore (205) 558—3999/ tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org

September 7-8
Immanuel: A Symposium. Grant to Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University. More information at http://jcsm.auburn.edu/ or contact Scott Bishop (334) 844-1484 / bishogs@auburn.edu

September 7 & 28
Sally Green Clark Memorial Lecture Series. Mobile Medical Museum. More information https://www.mobilemedicalmuseum.org/ or contact Daryn Glassbrook at (251) 415-1109 / admin@mobilemedicalmuseum.com

September 11
PRIME TIME Family Reading Time starts. Florence-Lauderdale Public Library, 350 N. Wood Ave., Florence, AL 35630. More info http://www.alabamahumanities.org/programs/prime-time-family-reading-time/ or T.C. McLemore (205) 558—3999/ tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org

September 12
Road Scholar, Dolores Hydock, “Through the Back Door: The Music that Bridged the Bayou.” 9:45 a.m. Hosted by Harrison Regional Library, 19 John Sparkman Ct., Vincent, AL 35178. More info http://www.alabamahumanites.org/programs/road or T.C. McLemore (205) 558-3999/ tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org

Road Scholar, Sarah Bliss Wright, “Our Quilted Past: A Discovered Cache of Traditional Folk Art.” 10:00 a.m. Hosted by Sylacauga Parks & Recreation, 2 W 8th St., Sylacauga, AL 35150. More info http://www.alabamahumanites.org/programs/road or T.C. McLemore (205) 558-3999/ tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org

Road Scholar, Frances Robb, “Tallulah.” 11:00 a.m. Hosted by Arlington Historical Association. More info http://www.alabamahumanites.org/programs/road or T.C. McLemore (205) 558-3999/ tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org

September 14
Super Citizen Program: Fort Payne. Grant to the Liberty Learning Foundation. https://libertylearning.org/ or contact Gina Walley (800) 239-0005 / gwalley@libertylearning.org

September 13
AHF YP Board “Think and Drink,” with the David Mathews Center for Civic Life. Hosted by Good People Brewing, 6:00 p.m. For more information contact Kendall Chew (205) 558-3996 or kchew@alabamahumanities.org

September 15
Jenice Riley Memorial Scholarship winners are decided. For more information go to http://www.alabamahumanities.org/programs/jenice-riley/ or contact T.C. McLemore (205) 558—3999/ tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org

September 16
Discovering Alabama: A Speak and Show Series. Jason Mann: “Native Americans in Alabama.” Grant to Dothan-Houston County Library – Dothan. More information http://www.dhcls.org/ or contact Jason LeDuc (334) 793-9767 / jleduc@dhcls.org

Road Scholar, Martin T. Olliff, Ph.D., “The Great War in the Heart of Dixie: Alabama in World War I.” 10:00 a.m. Hosted by Mobile Genealogical Society, 1400 Joyce Rd., Mobile, AL 36618. More info http://www.alabamahumanites.org/programs/road or T.C. McLemore (205) 558-3999/ tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org

September 19
Super Citizen Program – Selma. Grant to the Liberty Learning Foundation. https://libertylearning.org/ or contact Gina Walley (800) 239-0005 / gwalley@libertylearning.org

AHF YP Board Meeting. 6:00 p.m. For more information contact Kendall Chew (205) 558-3996 or kchew@alabamahumanities.org

September 21
2017 Food for Thought Series. Clay Williams: “Before Alabama: The Mississippi Territory.” Grant to Alabama Department of Archives and History – Montgomery. More information http://www.archives.alabama.gov/whatsnew/events.html or contact Wesley Garmon (334) 353-3288 / wesley.garmon@archives.alabama.gov

Road Scholar, Dr. Ronald Fritze, “Prince Madoc and the Welsh Indians.” 6:00 p.m. Hosted by Friends of the Foley Public Library, 407 E. Laurel Ave., Foley, AL 36535. More info http://www.alabamahumanites.org/programs/road or T.C. McLemore (205) 558-3999/ tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org

September 23-24
Pride of Place. Lecture and Discussion Series. Grant to Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center – Camden. More information http://www.blackbelttreasures.com/ or contact Kristin Law (334)-682-9878 / kristin@blackbelttreasures.com

September 24
Road Scholar, Sarah Bliss Wright, “Alabama Cotton and Bemis Bags, Pieced into Quilt History.” 2:00 p.m. Hosted by North Shelby Library, 5521 Cahaba Valley Rd., Birmingham, AL 35242. More info http://www.alabamahumanites.org/programs/road or T.C. McLemore (205) 558-3999/ tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org

September 26
Road Scholar, Dolores Hydock, “Norman Rockwell.” 10:30 a.m. Hosted by GFWC/AFWC Panorama Study Club, 3850 Galleria Woods Dr., Hoover, AL 35244. More info http://www.alabamahumanites.org/programs/road or T.C. McLemore (205) 558-3999/ tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org

September 27
Road Scholar, Sarah Bliss Wright, “Alabama Cotton and Bemis Bags, Pieced into Quilt History.” 10:00 a.m. Hosted by Harrison Regional Library, 15863A Hwy 25, Calera, AL 35040. More info http://www.alabamahumanites.org/programs/road or T.C. McLemore (205) 558-3999/ tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org

September 28 & 30
The Eastern Shore: Place and People. Summer Reading Program. Grant to History Blakeley State Park – Spanish Fort. More information http://www.blakeleypark.com/Events.asp or contact Mike Bunn at (251) 626-0798 / mike.historicblakeley@aol.com

September 29
Road Scholar, Dolores Hydock, “Through the Back Door: The Music that Bridged the Bayou.” 10:00 a.m. Hosted by Harrison Regional Library, 110 Mildred St., Columbiana, AL 35051. More info http://www.alabamahumanites.org/programs/road or T.C. McLemore (205) 558-3999/ tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org

September through 2017
War & Memory Podcast Series. Grant to Center for the Study of War & Memory, University of South Alabama – Mobile. More information http://www.southalabama.edu/departments/research/warandmemory/UpcomingEvents.html or contact Susan McCready at smccread@southalabama.edu

September through 2017
Alabama Blues Project After-school Camps. Tuscaloosa and Greensboro. Grant to Alabama Blues Project. More information https://www.alabamablues.org/ or contact Paula Demonbreun at (205) 752-6263 / paula@alabamablues.org

September through 2017
UNA-Limestone Prison Initiative. Grant to University of North Alabama College of Arts & Sciences. More information https://www.una.edu/artsandsciences/ or contact Katie Owens-Murphy at kowensmurphy@una.edu

Ongoing through 2017
War and Remembrance on the Gulf Coast. USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, Mobile. Grant to Center for the Study of War and Remembrance, University of South Alabama. More information http://www.southalabama.edu/departments/research/warandmemory/exhibit.html or contact Steve Trout at (251) 460-6146 / strout@usouthal.edu

Ongoing through 2017
Remembering the Great War Speaker Series. Grant to Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities, Auburn University – Statewide. More information http://rememberingthegreatwar.org/ or contact Maiben Beard at (334) 844-4903 / meb0015@auburn.edu

Ongoing through 2017
Third Space: Shifting Conversations about Contemporary Art. Grant to Birmingham Museum of Art – Birmingham. More information http://artsbma.org/exhibition/third-space-shifting-conversations-about-contemporary-art/ or contact Claire Hubbs at (205) 254-2086 / chubbs@artsbma.org

Ongoing through 2017
2017 Food for Thought Series. Grant to Alabama Department of Archives and History – Montgomery
More information contact http://www.archives.alabama.gov/whatsnew/events.html or contact Wesley Garmon (334) 353-3288 / wesley.garmon@archives.alabama.gov

Ongoing through 2017
Journey Proud IV. Media grant to Alabama Public Television. More information http://aptv.org/series/1915/Journey-Proud or contact Peggy Hair (205) 380-5169 / phair@aptv.org

Ongoing through 2017
Wade Hall Traveling Postcards Exhibits. Grant to Troy University – Troy. More information contact Ruth Elder at (334) 670-3874 / relder71917@troy.edu

Ongoing through 2017
Building a Better Future through Humanities. Grant to Alabama Prison Arts and Education Project, Auburn University – Statewide. More information http://apaep.auburn.edu/ or contact Kyes Stevens at (334) 844-8946 / kyes@auburn.edu

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

Ongoing through October 2017
2017 Red Mountain Writing Project. Grant to Red Mountain Writing Project, University of Alabama at Birmingham – Birmingham. More information http://www.uab.edu/redmountainwritingproject/ or contact Tonya Perry at (205) 934-7896 / tperry@uab.edu