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OHC Grants $100,000 to Fund Local Humanities Programs

OHC Grants $100,000 to Fund Local Humanities Programs

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - At a recent meeting of its board of trustees, the Oklahoma Humanities Council (OHC) made awards and grant offers totaling $100,000 to 15 cultural organizations presenting humanities programs around the state. OHC accepts major grant applications twice a year to encourage public humanities programming at the local level.

OHC Executive Director Ann Thompson describes OHC's proud support for cultural and educational events across Oklahoma. "Our community grants program is unique among our several statewide programs because it directly responds to the diverse needs of our applicants. This grassroots approach promotes community-wide participation and engagement."

Event information is posted on the OHC calendar at: www.okhumanities.org/calendar. Grant applications and guidelines are available online at: www.okhumanities.org/grants.

Funded Projects and Offers:

Friends of the Pawnee Bill Ranch Association, Pawnee, OK -- The June 2016 Pawnee Bill Wild West Show is a living history program presenting the culture and history of the American West. The historically accurate Wild West show features authentic acts and characters from the shows that toured the world in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, Inc., Enid, OK -- Vance Air Force Base is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2016 with a series of special community programs called Keep 'em Flying! Events at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center will include a series of living history presentations, panel discussions, teacher workshops, and a historical exhibit.

Norman Cultural Connection, Norman, OK -- The Sacred Arts of Tibet Tour will feature talks and cultural demonstrations, including the creation of a sand mandala, by six Tibetan monks, from April 12 to April 15, 2016.

Southern Prairie Library System, Altus, OK -- The 2016 Oklahoma Chautauqua in Altus is a living history program that will examine the early years of the Cold War. This community-wide event will feature workshops, discussions, and portrayals of Cold War figures such as Winston Churchill, Nikita Khrushchev, Pete Seeger, and more, from May 31 to June 4, 2016.

Tulsa Chautauqua, Tulsa, OK -- The 2016 Oklahoma Chautauqua in Tulsa is a living history program that will examine the early years of the Cold War. This community-wide event held at the Tulsa Historical Society will feature workshops, discussions, and portrayals of Cold War figures such as Winston Churchill, Nikita Khrushchev, Pete Seeger, and more, from June 7 to June 11, 2016.

The Greatest Story Never Told, in six communities across Oklahoma -- A traveling exhibit exploring the life and cultural significance of pioneering African-American pilot James Banning will visit six cities across the state in 2017. The exhibit called On Freedom's Wings will portray Banning's experiences as the first African-American pilot to fly across the United States and his struggles against prejudice and discrimination.

University of Oklahoma Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Norman, OK -- A traveling exhibit featuring Shakespeare's "First Folio" will visit Norman in January 2016. A series of community events will feature lectures, panel discussions, and museum tours focusing on the themes of Shakespeare's works.

The Sac and Fox Nation, Stroud, OK -- The March 2016 Algonquin Cultural and Language Festival will feature cultural demonstrations, exhibits, native craft and language programs, and more events celebrating the culture of the Sac and Fox Nation.

Rogers State University Foundation, Claremore, OK -- In Search of Will Rogers: Talk, Teach, Reach is a digital humanities project focusing on the history and impact of Will Rogers. The project will include a new website and public programming about Rogers' life and work.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Alva, OK -- A four-day teachers' workshop will focus on the American Revolution and the early constitutional republic. The workshop will be free for educators and will include lectures, presentations by local humanities scholars, and a visit to the Gilcrease Museum.

The Ralph Ellison Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK -- A curriculum guide for 9-12 grade educators will focus on Ralph Ellison's work Flying Home and will explore themes including race, individuality, assimilation, rebellion, and social justice. The guide will be made available to educators in January 2016.

John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation, Tulsa, OK -- The theme of the May 2016 Symposium on Reconciliation in America will be "Justice and Reconciliation." The Symposium will feature keynote speaker Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, along with panel discussions, film screenings and workshops.

Cherokee National Historical Society, Inc., Tahlequah, OK -- Cross-cultural educational programs will focus on the history and heritage of the Cherokee people. This annual program reaches over 150 schools and cultural institutions and over 7,000 individuals each year.

The Oklahoma History Center, Oklahoma City, OK -- One hundred educational programs for K-12 students will be funded through the History Alive museum outreach program. Living history scholars representing period-specific characters from territorial days through World War II will present programs addressing Oklahoma Social Studies standards.

University of Oklahoma School of Music, Norman, OK -- A one-hour public television program called A Musical Offering will be produced to examine the history and cultural significance of 18th century music.



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