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General Grant Program

Event Dates: May 25, 2018 - February 14, 2021

The Outlaws & Armadillos exhibition explores an era of cultural and artistic exchange between Nashville and Austin, TX, and the complicated and surprising relationship between the two cities.  Runs through February 14, 2021.

Opens: Friday, May 25th, 2018

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

222 5th Avenue South, Nashville, 37203

Event Dates: June 2, 2018

In conjuction with the new exhibit, Outlaws & Armadillos: Country's Roaring 70s, the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum hosts a panel exploring the role and now classic recordings of the Hillbilly Central building.

Saturday, June 2, 2pm

Country Musuc Hall of Fame & Museum, 222 5th Avenue South, Nashville, 37203

Event Dates: February 6, 2018

In conjunction iwth the staging of his play, Alabama Story, visiting playwright Kenneth Jones will lead a discussion following a staged reading of banned children's books.  The event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, February 6, 6:30-8:30 pm, Clarence Brown Theater Mainstage, UTK

Event Dates: February 16, 2018

The Field of Children's Literature and the Future of Libraries is a panel discussion featuring Dr. Brenda G'Fellers, Bristol Public Library; Richard Griffin, Washington Co. Library; Renee Lyons, ETSU.

Friday, February 16, 6:30pm, McKinney Center, 103 Franklin Ave., Jonesborough

Also view the exhibition, Far Away & Close to Home: The Art and Words of Rhea Wells

Event Dates: March 20, 2018

Join Dr. Katherine A. Schwab, Fairfield University, and Dr. Brian Rose, University of Pennsylvania, for a public discussion in conjunction with the Parthenon's latest exhibition, An Archaeologist's Eye: The Parthenon Drawings of Katherine A. Schwab.

Tuesday, March 20, 6pm-8pm, including a reception following the program.

Humanities Tennessee is pleased to provide partial support to the Conservancy for the Parthenon for the exhibition and public programs.

Event Dates: February 20, 2018

Join Dr. Mireille Lee, Vanderbilt University, and Dr. Katherine A. Schwab, Fairfield University for a public discussion in conjunction with the Parthenon's latest exhibition, An Archaeologist's Eye: The Parthenon Drawings of Katherine A. Schwab.

Tuesday, February 20, 6pm-8pm, including a reception following the program.

Humanities Tennessee is pleased to provide partial support to the Conservancy for the Parthenon for the exhibition and public pgrograms.

Event Dates: January 25, 2018

Join Dr. Vivien Green Fryd, Vanderbilt Art Department, for a public discussion in conjunction with the Parthenon's latest exhibition, An Archaeologist's Eye: The Parthenon Drawings of Katherine A. Schwab.

Thursday, January 25, 6pm-8pm, including a reception following the program.

Humanities Tennessee is pleased to provide partial support to the Conservancy for the Parthenon for the exhibition and public pgrograms.

Event Dates: January 13, 2018 - May 6, 2018

Humanities Tennessee is pleased to provide partial support for the Parthenon's latest exhibition and related public programs.  In An Archaeologist's Eye, artist Schwab interprets details of the Parthenon in Athens through various stages of decay and restoration.

The exhibition is on loan from Fairfield University.

Event Dates: March 1, 2018

Join the Abraham Lincoln Library & Museum for the last in a monthly series of six discussions that explores the concept of citizenship through primary sources related to Lincoln's life.  In the final session participants chart Lincoln's time and thoughts as a public servant through primary sources, and discuss their thoughts on expectation of public service in the modern day.

Sessions are free and open to high school students and the general public.

Event Dates: February 1, 2018

Join the Abraham Lincoln Library & Museum for the fifth in a monthly series of six discussions that explores the concept of citizenship through primary soucrces related to Lincoln's life.  In the fifth session participants will discuss primary sources related to Lincoln's handling of the Emancipation Proclamation and the issues surrounding the separation of powers today.

Sessions are free and open to high school students and the general public.

Event Dates: January 18, 2018

Join the Abraham Lincoln Library & Museum for the fourth in a monthly series of six discussions that explores the concept of citizenship through primary soucrces related to Lincoln's life.  In the fourth session participants will discuss primary sources related to Lincoln's time as an Illinois Representative, and current divisiveness of the topic of TN charter schools,

Sessions are free and open to high school students and the general public.

Event Dates: February 3, 2018

Humanities Tennessee is pleased to support the Global Education Center's continuing project, The Third Root of Mexico.  The film, Afro Latinos: An Untaught History explores the cultural legacy alive in the 150 million descendants of enslaved Africans in the Carribean, Central and South America.  Join filmmaker Renzo Devia for a screening and discussion.

Saturday, February 3, 7:00pm, Global Education Center, Nashville

Event Dates: February 4, 2018

Humanities Tennessee is pleased to support a public conversation with Kenneth Jones, spnsored by the Clarence Brown Theater alongside their production of his play "Alabama Story," Jan. 31-Feb. 18.

Jones will discuss his use of historical events to address current issues and the dangers of censorship.

February 4, 2pm, Lawson McGhee Public Library, Knoxville

As part of the project, the Clarence Brown Theater will also provide tickets to a performance of the play and host a workshop for the clientele of the YWCA.