Current Events

MARCH 2017

Ongoing through March 2017

Shakespeare in Schools Grant to Alabama Shakespeare Festival – Statewide
More information https://asf.net/ or contact Lindsey Jinright at (334) 271-5343 or ljinright@asf.net

 

March 1-April 30 2017

Sweet Home: Alabama’s History in Maps
Grant to Birmingham Public Library-Birmingham, AL
More information http://www.bplonline.org/calendar/#/?i=1 or contact Mary Beth Newbill at (205) 226-3665 or mnewbill@bham.lib.al.us

 

March 28

PRIME TIME FAMILY READING
6:00pm – 7:30 pm – Birmingham Public Library-Five Points West – 4812 Avenue W, Birmingham

March 29
SUPER Teacher Institute
Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities, Auburn University 

WWI Centennial
8:00am – 4:00 pm


March 30

PRIME TIME FAMILY READING
6:00pm – 7:30 pm – Birmingham Public Library, Inglenook Branch – 4100 40th Terrace N, Birmingham, AL

APRIL 2017

Ongoing through April 2017

Writing Our Stories
Grant to Shelby County Arts Council – Shelby County
More information at https://shelbycountyartscouncil.com/ or contact Bruce Andrews at (205) 669-0044 or info@shelbycountyartscouncil.com

April 2017 – Saturdays and Sundays

Take Note! Pre-Concert Discussion
Mobile Symphony Orchestra – Mobile
More information http://mobilesymphony.org/adult-education or contact Gina O’Brien Finnegan at (251) 432-2010 or gina@mobilesymphony.org

April 3

PRIME TIME FAMILY READING
6:00pm – 7:30pm – Birmingham Public Library, 5 Points West Branch – 4812 Avenue W, Birmingham, AL

April 4

PRIME TIME FAMILY READING
6:00pm – 7:30pm – Birmingham Public Library, 5 Points West Branch – 4812 Avenue W, Birmingham, AL

April 6

PRIME TIME FAMILY READING
6:00pm – 7:30pm – Birmingham Public Library, Inglenook Branch – 4100 40th Terrace N, Birmingham, AL

April 10

PRIME TIME FAMILY READING
6:00pm – 7:30pm – Birmingham Public Library-Five Points West – 4812 Avenue W, Birmingham, AL

April 11

ROAD SCHOLAR
Dolores Hydock presents: “Soldiers in Hoop Skirts: Nurses, Spies, and Other Fighting Women of the Civil War” 2:00pm – 3:30pm – Public Library of Anniston and Calhoun County, 108 E 10th St, Anniston, AL. Hosted by Friends of the Public Library of Anniston

April 11

PRIME TIME FAMILY READING
6:00pm – 7:30pm – Birmingham Public Library-Five Points West – 4812 Avenue W, Birmingham, AL

April 13

ROAD SCHOLAR
Dolores Hydock presents: “Footprints in the Sky”. 11:00am – Hosted by Center Library
212 Ruf Avenue, Ft. Rucker, AL

PRIME TIME FAMILY READING
5:30-7:00pm – YWoodlawn Family Resource Center – One 55th Place South, Birmingham AL 

April 17

PRIME TIME FAMILY READING
6:00pm – 7:30pm – Birmingham Public Library, 5 Points West Branch – 4812 Avenue W, Birmingham, AL

April 18

PRIME TIME FAMILY READING
6:00pm – 7:30pm – Birmingham Public Library, 5 Points West Branch – 4812 Avenue W, Birmingham, AL

AHF Young Professionals Board Meeting
6:00pm – HF Office – Birmingham. More information contact T.C. McLemore at tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org

April 20

PRIME TIME FAMILY READING
5:30-7:00pm – YWoodlawn Family Resource Center – One 55th Place South, Birmingham AL 

April 20-21

20th Annual Alabama Writers Symposium
Grant to Coastal Alabama Community College – Monroeville
More information at http://www.faulknerstate.edu/about/alabama_writers_symposium/ or contact Alisha Linam at (251) 575-8271 or alinam@ascc.edu

April 21-22

2017 Wiregrass Blues Festival
Grant to Troy University in partnership with Wiregrass Blues Society – Dothan,Troy
More information at http://www.wiregrassbluessociety.com/upcoming-events.html or contact Jeneve Brooks at (917) 330-1906 or jrbrooks@troy.edu

April 22

2017 Alabama Book Festival
Grant to Troy University – Montgomery
More information at http://www.alabamabookfestival.org/2016-authors-and-workshop-leaders.html or call (888) 240-1850 or alabamabookfestival@gmail.com

April 24

ROAD SCHOLAR
Dolores Hydock presents “Stories from Chandler Mountain” – 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Vulcan Park and Museum, 1701 Valley View Dr, Birmingham, AL. Hosted by Association of YMCA Retirees

April 25

ROAD SCHOLAR
Dolores Hydock presents: “Every Picture Tells a Story ~ The Storytelling of Norman Rockwell” – 6:00pm – 326 Temple Avenue N, Fayette, AL. Hosted by Fayette County Memorial Library

April 27

PRIME TIME FAMILY READING
5:30-7:00pm – Woodlawn Family Resource Center – One 55th Place South, Birmingham AL 

April through December 2017

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

ONGOING EVENTS

Ongoing through May 2017

Afterschool Blues Camps
Grant to Alabama Blues Project – Tuscaloosa, Hale, Perry, Wilcox counties
More information at http://www.alabamablues.org/ or contact Paula Demonbreun at paula@alabamablues.org

Black Belt Historic Interpretation Project
Autauga, Elmore, Mobile counties
Grant to Black Belt Museum, University of West Alabama
More information at http://www.blackbeltmuseum.com/programs/ or contact Brian Mast at (205) 652-5528 or mast@ewa.edu

Humanities Project at Julia Tutwiler Correctional Facility
Grant to Ingram State Technical College in partnership with Troy University
More information at http://www.istc.edu/ or contact Brannon Lentz at (334) 514-8607 or brannon.lentz@istc.edu

Ongoing through September 2017

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

Ongoing through October 2017

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

Ongoing through December 2017

War and Remembrance on the Gulf Coast
Center for War and Remembrance, University of South Alabama – Mobile and Baldwin counties
More information at http://www.southalabama.edu/departments/research/warandmemory/exhibit.html or contact Steve Trout at (251) 460-6146 or strout@usouthal.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 or 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.htmlor 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 at http://aptv.org/series/1915/Journey-Proud or contact Peggy Hair (205) 380-5169 or phair@aptv.org

Ongoing through 2017

Wade Hall Traveling Postcards Exhibit
Grant to Troy University – Troy, Dothan, Montgomery
More information http://trojan.troy.edu/library/ or contact Ruth Elder at (334) 670-3874 or 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 at http://apaep.auburn.edu/ or contact Kyes Stevens at (334)844-8946 or kyes@auburn.edu