Events

Events & News

Are you interested in who is speaking at Idaho Humanities Council’s annual Distinguished Humanities Lectures and Dinners in Boise, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho Falls and Twin Falls? The tour schedule of the next Smithsonian traveling exhibition in Idaho? The calendar of IHC Speakers Bureau presentations in your area? Special presentations made possible by grants awarded to organizations throughout the state?

For the most up-to-date listings, please check these pages periodically, as we add to them each week. For questions about any of these events, please email info@idahohumanities.org or call (208) 345-5346.

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Women’s Rights, Bikes, and Bloomers
Women’s Rights, Bikes, and Bloomers @ See details below
May 9 – Sep 20 all-day
An exhibit to local Women’s Suffrage in the Northern Pacific Railroad Depot Museum. The exhibit will include fashions and photographs of 1920. Rails to Trails bicycle rides in Shoshone County, Idaho. Local Wallace restaurants will…
Immerse and Engage with Impressionism at BAM
Immerse and Engage with Impressionism at BAM @ Boise Art Museum
Jun 1 all-day
From November 2019 to November 2020, Boise Art Museum (BAM) will present “Women in Impressionism: Masterworks from the Smithsonian American Art Museum” (SAAM), featuring three Impressionist masterworks from SAAM’s collection: Mary Cassatt’s “Spanish Dancer Wearing…
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“There is nothing complicated about ordinary equality”: The Fight for Women’s Suffrage 7:00 pm
“There is nothing complicated about ordinary equality”: The Fight for Women’s Suffrage @ The Bee Hive
Jun 4 @ 7:00 pm
Speaker:  Amy Canfield The fight for women to achieve voting rights is a long history with various setbacks and achievements. From women’s roles in the Revolutionary War to suffragists getting arrested while protesting outside of…
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Historical Idaho Women Stories and Folksongs 7:00 pm
Historical Idaho Women Stories and Folksongs @ Idaho Power Copperfield Park
Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm
Speaker:  Tracy Morrison In 1883, Sarah Winnemucca was the first Native American woman to publish an autobiography “Life Among the Paiutes, Their Wrongs and Claims” documenting the first 40 years of experiences between her people…