Calendar Events

APRIL 2018

April 1 through 30 – TUSCALOOSA
Our Tuscaloosa Live Exhibit. Grant to the University of Alabama Department of Theatre and Dance in partnership with UA English, Moundville Archaeological Park, Tuscaloosa Historical Society, UA Museums, Tuscaloosa Public Library and local elementary schools. More information at https://theatre.ua.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Newsletter-Spring-2018-Final.pdf or contact Clifton Baker cwbaker1@crimson.ua.edu

April 1 through 30 – DEMOPOLIS & MOBILE
Black Belt Interpretive History Project. Grant to the Black Belt Museum, University of West Alabama. More information at http://www.uwa.edu/about/universitydepartments/educationaloutreach/blackbeltmuseum or contact Brian Mast bmast@uwa.edu / (205) 652-5528

April 2 through 14 – CAMDEN
Making Alabama. A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit – Wilcox County. Hosted by the Wilcox Area Chamber of Commerce. Venue: Wilcox Area Chamber of Commerce. More information at https://www.makingalabama.org or contact Jasmine Kennedy at asminekennedy75@yahoo.com or Cade Ingram at cadeing@gmail.com

April 2 through 28 – OPELIKA
Making Alabama. A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit – Lee County. Hosted by the City of Opelika. Venue: Lewis Cooper, Jr. Memorial Library. More information at https://www.makingalabama.org or contact Rosanna McGinnis at rmcginnis@opelika-al.gov

April 5 through 8 – NAUVOO
Bluegrass & Gee’s Bend Workshop. Grant to Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell. More information contact Lisa Marie Rider at lisamarie@campmcdowell.com

April 5 – BIRMINGHAM
PRIME TIME Family Reading Time. Hosted by Inglenook Public Library. More information at https://www.alabamahumanities.org/programs/prime-time-family-reading-time/ or contact T.C. McLemore tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org /(205) 558-3999

April 5 – MOBILE
Premiere of the documentary, “Journey to the Wilderness.” Grant to the University of South Alabama Center for the Study of War and Memory and the USA Department of Communication. 5:00 p.m., USA Marx Library, Mobile, AL 36688. More information at https://dragonflypublicmedia.org/2018/03/25/news/ or contact Thomas Bryant tbryant@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3997

April 6 – MONTGOMERY
Alabama History Day Competition. AHF partnership with Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM). More information at https://www.alabamahumanities.org/programs/alabamahistoryday/ or contact T. C. McLemore tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3999

April 8 through 22 – MOODY
Making Alabama. A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit – St. Clair County. Hosted by the City of Moody. Venue: Moody Civic Center. More information at https://www.makingalabama.org or contact Linda Crowe lcrowe@moodyalabama.gov

April 9 through May 23 – HANCEVILLE
Making Alabama. A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit – Cullman County. Hosted by the City of Cullman and Wallace State Community College. Venue: Evelyn Burrow Museum. More information at https://www.makingalabama.org or contact Kristin Holmes kristen.holmes@wallacestate.edu or Drew Green dgreen@cullmanal.gov

April 10 – SYLACAUGA
Road Scholar, Sarah Bliss Wright presents, “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 information at http://www.alabamahumanites.org/programs/road or contact T.C. McLemore tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3999

April 10 – 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

April 12 – TUSCUMBIA
SUPER Teacher Institute, “Hail the Rail: Tracking Alabama’s Bicentennial History along Historic Rail Lines.” 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Hosted by The Tuscumbia Depot & Round House. More information at https://www.alabamahumanities.org/programs/superteacher/ or contact T.C. McLemore tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org /(205) 558-3999

April 12 – BIRMINGHAM
PRIME TIME Family Reading Time. Hosted by Inglenook Public Library. More information at https://www.alabamahumanities.org/programs/prime-time-family-reading-time/ or contact T.C. McLemore tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org /(205) 558-3999

April 18 – BIRMINGHAM
CAT Scripts Play Reading & Discussion Series. Grant to Central Alabama Theater. More information at https://www.centralalabamatheater.org/ or contact Carl Peoples carl@centralalabamatheater.org

April 19 – HANCEVILLE
Road Scholar, Maurice Gandy presents, “Famous Lost Words: Recording and Preserving Oral History.” 11:00 a.m. Hosted by Cullman County Bicentennial Committee. Wallace State Community College, Hanceville, AL 35077. More information at http://www.alabamahumanites.org/programs/road or contact T.C. McLemore tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3999

April 19 – BIRMINGHAM
PRIME TIME Family Reading Time. Hosted by Inglenook Public Library. More information at https://www.alabamahumanities.org/programs/prime-time-family-reading-time/ or contact T.C. McLemore tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org /(205) 558-3999

April 21 – MONTGOMERY
Alabama Book Festival. Grant to Troy University. More information at http://www.alabamabookfestival.org/welcome.html or contact Alyssa Martin almartin@troy.edu / (334) 241-8601

April 21 – MOBILE
Road Scholar, Maurice Gandy presents, “Famous Lost Words: Recording and Preserving Oral History.” 10:00 a.m. Hosted by Mobile Public Library, 701 Government St., Mobile, AL 36602. More information at http://www.alabamahumanites.org/programs/road or contact T.C. McLemore tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3999

April 21 & 22 – MOBILE
Take Note! Pre-concert Lecture and Discussion Series. Grant to Mobile Symphony Orchestra. More information http://mobilesymphony.org/takenote

April 24 – TUSCUMBIA
Road Scholar, Dolores Hydock, “Starch in Their Petticoats: True Stories of Strong Women Who Settled the West.” 2:00 p.m. Hosted by Helen Keller Public Library. 511 N Main St., Tuscumbia, AL 35674. More information at http://www.alabamahumanites.org/programs/road or contact T.C. McLemore tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558-3999

April 26 – BIRMINGHAM
PRIME TIME Family Reading Time. Hosted by Inglenook Public Library. More information at https://www.alabamahumanities.org/programs/prime-time-family-reading-time/ or contact T.C. McLemore tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org /(205) 558-3999

April 26 & 27 – MOBILE
AHF Board of Directors Meeting. Hosted by Alabama Contemporary Art Center. More information contact Alma Anthony aanthony@alabamahumanities.org / (205) 558.3989

Ongoing through April 8 – SELMA
Water/Ways Selma. Museum on Main Street Exhibition: A Partnership Project of AHF, the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Service. Hosted by ArtsRevive. More information at http://artsrevive.com/contact-us/ or contact Becky Youngblood info@artsrevive.come / (334) 878-2787

Ongoing through April 30 – BIRMINGHAM
Ron Casey Visiting Writers Series. Grant to Alabama School of Fine Arts Foundation. More information at http://www.asfa.k12.al.us/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=200881&type=d&termREC_ID=&pREC_ID=614488

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 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 HYPERLINK 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