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Community History Program

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Event Dates: March 12, 2015 - March 30, 2015

The bilingual, traveling exhibit, "Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program, 1942-1964," is on view at the Kingston Public Library, and runs through March 30th. The library will host a reception and a public conversation on March 12th and a public book discussion on March 19th. More information provided below.

Event Dates: August 12, 2017 - September 24, 2017

Water|Ways, a traveling Smithsonian exhibit focused on humans' relationship to water, will be open at Hiwassee/Ocoee State Park from August 12 to September 24, 2017. The exhibit will be accompanied by a series of local, public events. 

Click here for more information about the exhibit. 

Event Dates: October 27, 2016

The boot camp provides a team of leading women's history scholars to lead participants in hands-on activities and strategies for building the visibility and understanding of women in Tennessee history.

Hunter Museum of Art, 10 Bluff View Avenue, Chattanooga

9:00am-6:00pm, Thursday, Oct. 27

Event Dates: July 18, 2016

Delivered! TN History Highlights for Teachers Workshop offeres content and strategies for 4th, 5th, 8th, and high school American history curriculum standards that relate to Tennessee's story. A special focus will be given to Tennessee's frontier, Civil War, industrialization and labor, and women's suffrage stories. Host community stories will also be featured.

Monday, July 18, 9-4pm, Granville Museum

Click here to learn more and to register for the event.

Event Dates: July 14, 2016

Delivered! TN History Highlights for Teachers Workshop offeres content and strategies for 4th, 5th, 8th, and high school American history curriculum standards that relate to Tennessee's story. A special focus will be given to Tennessee's frontier, Civil War, industrialization and labor, and women's suffrage stories. Host community stories will also be featured.

Thursday, July 14, 9-4pm, Museum Center at Five Points, Cleveland

Click here to learn more and to register for the event.

Event Dates: July 10, 2016

Join Chick History, Inc. and Humanities Tennessee for a reception to learn about the March to the 19th project, a five-year, statewide initiative to collect, preserve, and learn how to present women's history--and sign up for the Knoxville Women's history Boot Camp!

Reception: Sunday, July 10, 2-4pm, East Tennessee History Center, Knoxville

Bootcamp: Thursday, August 25, 9-6, Ijams Nature Center, Knoxville

Click here to learn more about the project and how to participate.

 

 

Water|Ways

Humanities Tennessee presents Water|Ways, a Museum on Main Street (MoMS) exhibit tour project in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution's Traveling Exhibition Service, and Tennessee State Parks. Water|Ways uses large-scale images, video, digital interactives, and artifacts to explore the relationship between human beings and water.

Event Dates: June 30, 2016

Bootcamps are the first phase of March to the 19th, a five-year grassroots campaign, in partnership with Chick History, that will change the way we see and do women’s history. 

Click here to learn more about the project and enroll in the June 30th bootcamp in Memphis. The early-bird registration deadline is June 19th!

Event Dates: April 28, 2016
 
 
What: A one-day emersion experience designed for museums and sites ready to do better women's history.
Who: Museum and history professionals.
 
Event Dates: December 13, 2015

Using excerpts from the Emamcipation Proclamation, James Baldwin's "Letter to My Nephew," and the film Slavery by Another Name, this lively conversation will reflect on the legacy of emancipation at its centennial and in the present day.

Hosted by the Mutlticultural Museum of Hardeman County, and facilitated by Dr. Charles McKinney, Associate Professor and Director of Africanan Studies at Rhodes College in Memphis.

Sunday, December 13, 3pm

Event Dates: October 19, 2015

This Reforming Arts performance will take place in the auditorium at Cleveland State Community College, Cleveland, TN, 5:30-7:00pm. The cast is comprised of formerly incarcerated women who write and perform about their experiences after release.

Event Dates: October 21, 2015

In conjunction with the showing of the "Bittersweet Harvest" exhibit, John Early Museum Magnet Middle School will host Museum Night, 5pm-8pm, in the school's newly opened 1800 square foot exhibit space.

Events include a public conversation, "Life on the Fence: A Long View of Guest Worker Programs, " 5pm-6:30pm, and student led tours of "Bittersweet Harvest" and the school's first exhibit, "The Five Themes of Culture," with artifacts from the former Scarritt College collection.

Event Dates: October 12, 2015 - November 23, 2015

The bilingual, traveling exhibit, "Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program, 1942-1964," will be on display at the John Early Museum Magnet Middle School.

Event Dates: August 17, 2015

Sponsored by the American Association for State & Local History (AASLH), and hosted by the Oaklands in Murfreesboro, the "Interpretive Planning" workshop will provide participants with tools and strategies they may use to effectively--and engagingly--interpret history at their museums and sites.

Monday, August 17, 8:00am-4:30pm

Please visit the workshop web page for registration and agenda.

Event Dates: August 2, 2015 - August 30, 2015

Arts in McNairy will host the bilingual exhibit Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program, 1942-1964, August 2nd through August 30th. The exhibit will be at the McNairy County Visitor and Cultural Center.