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General Grant Program

Event Dates: March 7, 2017

The National Historic Preservation Act of 1966: Commemorating the Preservation of Tennessee Cultural Heritage for 50 Years is an exhibit that explores the impact of the national legislation on Tennessee's historical landscape, March 6-31, 2017.

Ribbon-Cutting & Opening Reception, March 7, 4pm

Historic Lebanon & the Wilson Co. Election Commission, 203 East Main, Lebanon

Event Dates: February 17, 2017 - February 18, 2017

"Poetry and the African American Experience Welcomes Frank X. Walker," February 17th, a reading and keynote by Frank X. Walker

Event Dates: October 31, 2016 - November 30, 2016

The National Historic Preservation Act of 1966: Commemorating 50 Years of Preserving Tennessee's Cultural History opens a statewide tour at the President Andrew Johnson Museum & Library (67 Gilland St, Tusculum, TN 37745), where it will be on view until November 30th.

Event Dates: December 6, 2016 - January 31, 2017

The National Historic Preservation Act of 1966: Commemorating the Preservation of Tennessee Cultural Heritage for 50 Years is an exhibit that explores the impact of the national legislation on Tennessee's historical landscape.

West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center, 121 Sunny Hill Cove, Brownsville
December 6, 2016-January 31st, 2017

Event Dates: October 20, 2016 - January 31, 2017

My Community, My World launched in June when 18 middle school students from 6 neighborhoods in Etowah came together to document daily life through photography. Over an eight-week period, the students partnered with local photographers to observe, question, and capture what makes their neighborhoods unique—and what they share.  Selected photos will be on view starting October 20th.

Opening Reception, Thursday, Oct. 20, 5:30-7:00pm, Etowah Arts Commission

Event Dates: April 23, 2016

The final installment of the public discussion series "Let's Talk About War" is a field trip to the Civil War Contraband Camp in Corinth, MS, and features Dr. Dorothy Granberry as scholar and guide. The series is sponsored by the Geneva Miller Historical Society and is supported in part by a grant from Humanities Tennessee. 

Event Dates: April 9, 2016

Humanities Tennessee is a proud sponsor of Tennessee History Day

Event Dates: March 24, 2016

Women Ground Breakers of Chattanooga present the 6th annual celebration of Women's History Month & International Women's Day with a free and public Storytelling Series on four topics: immigration, education, civil rights, and veterans. Humanities Tennessee is a proud presenting sponsor of this series.  

Event Dates: March 19, 2016
Event Dates: February 9, 2016
"Tell About the South: Voices in Black and White" is a series of three feature-length films telling the story of modern Southern Literature, one of the major cultural achievements of our time. The films will be screened at the Bellevue Branch, Nashville Public Library at 4:30 pm on February 2nd, 9th, and 16th. The screenings, part of the library's Black History Month programming, are free and open to the public. 
Event Dates: February 19, 2016

As part of Black History Month and the Memories of a Massacre: Memphis in 1866 project, Dr. Susan O'Donovan will present "Reconstruction: The Untold Story" at the University of Memphis (Mitchell Hall, Room 200) on Feb. 19th. This pizza luncheon event is free and open to the public.

Event Dates: February 19, 2016

Join the Geneva Miller Historical Society as they welcome Dr. Bobby Lovett, retired History Professor, TSU, for a public discussion on the intersection of military services and racial equality.

Friday, February 19, 6pm-8pm, Fredonia Baptist Church, Stanton, TN.

The event is the fourth in a six-part series, "Let's Talk About War," funded partially by a grant from Humanities Tennessee.

Event Dates: November 21, 2015

The third in a six-part series of programs, "Let's Talk About War," this event features the personal recollections of veterans, and explores what can be learned from them.  Facilitators include documentarian Ms. Henri Giles and Mr. John Ashworth. 

Saturday, November 21, 2pm-4pm, Delta Heritage Center, Brownsville, TN.

The series is sponsored by the Geneva Miller Historical Society and partly funded by a grant from Humanities Tennessee.