Events

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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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CROW’S SHADOW INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS AT 25 AT BOISE ART MUSEUM 12:00 am
CROW’S SHADOW INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS AT 25 AT BOISE ART MUSEUM @ Boise Art Museum
Mar 2 @ 12:00 am – Jun 2 @ 12:00 am
Our touring anniversary show, Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25, will be on view at the Boise Art Museum from March 2 – June 2, 2019. This is the final stop on the exhibition…
Upcoming City Club of Idaho Falls Events
Upcoming City Club of Idaho Falls Events
Feb 21 – May 13 all-day
February 21st program-John Hansen Award Lunch.  Award presentation to Honorable Jim Jones (ISU Bennion Building) March 28th program- Kate Gordon, nationally recognized speaker on climate change (ISU Bennion Building) April program-Jerry to contact Sir. Xavier Rolet,…
Historical Idaho Women Stories and Folksongs 6:00 pm
Historical Idaho Women Stories and Folksongs @ Troy Community Library
May 1 @ 6:00 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 and…
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American Folkmusic Revival 6:00 pm
American Folkmusic Revival @ Juliaetta Community Library
May 2 @ 6:00 pm
American Folkmusic Revival @ Juliaetta Community Library
speaker: Tracy Morrison Traditional folksongs are customary songs with unknown composers that were passed along orally from one generation to the next prior to recording technology. Although many folksongs became known as popular songs, they are…
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Idaho 100: The People Who Most Influenced Idaho 7:00 pm
Idaho 100: The People Who Most Influenced Idaho @ Touchmark Meadow Lake Village, Coeur d'Alene Room, Grand Lodge
May 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Speaker:  Martin Peterson This program focuses on the lives of the people who, according to the authors of the book “Idaho 100″, had the greatest influence over making Idaho what it is.  These 100 people, for…
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Idaho’s Changing Climate: A Conversation based on Barbara Kingsolver’s ‘Flight Behavior’ 5:30 pm
Idaho’s Changing Climate: A Conversation based on Barbara Kingsolver’s ‘Flight Behavior’ @ The Innovation Den
May 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
You are invited to a conversation about Kingsolver’s novel led by English professor Jennifer Ladino, University of Idaho, and science educator, Kayla Bordelon, Natural Resources and Society, both former National Park Service rangers. The discussion…
History of Song with Mike Hurwitz and Jerry Linn 6:30 pm
History of Song with Mike Hurwitz and Jerry Linn @ Valley of the Tetons Library
May 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Muscians Michael Hurwitz and Jerry Linn will present songs about everyday life, and events about the people who settled in Idaho.  They will include stories about the origins of the melodies, the history of the…
The Complexity of Prehistoric Tools and Weapons 3:00 pm
The Complexity of Prehistoric Tools and Weapons @ Bridgeview Estates Independent Living
May 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Speaker:  James Woods Our society has made remarkable advancements in technology since the advent of metals. These achievements have been made possible only after many thousands of years of experimentation with more modest materials such…