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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Fearless Farris Lind, the Man Behind the Skunk 1:00 pm
Fearless Farris Lind, the Man Behind the Skunk @ Meadows Valley Public Library
Nov 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Speaker:  Rick Just This is the story of the iconic signs, the skunk, the crop dusting, the tragedy and the triumph of a man who was the essence of Idaho. The presentation includes more than…
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Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel 10:00 am
Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel @ Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Speaker:  Janet Worthington Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel was a French fashion designer and businesswoman who founded the Chanel brand.  Her clothing designs freed women from the constraints of corsets and popularized a sporty, casual feminine…
What the Gettysburg Address Means to Me 1:30 pm
What the Gettysburg Address Means to Me @ Idaho Archives Building
Nov 16 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Speaker:  David Adler Introductory remarks, oration of the Gettysburg Address, ten to fifteen minute speech by each panelist, audience comments and questions, panel discussion, closing comments, and a tour of the Lincoln and Idaho museum…
What the Gettysburg Address Means to Me 1:30 pm
What the Gettysburg Address Means to Me @ Idaho State Archives
Nov 16 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Speaker:  Richard Etulain Introductory remarks, oration of the Gettysburg Address, ten to fifteen minute speech by each panelist, audience comments and questions, panel discussion, closing comments, and a tour of the Lincoln and Idaho museum…
Priscilla Mullins Alden, A Hardy Pilgrim 2:30 pm
Priscilla Mullins Alden, A Hardy Pilgrim @ MorningStar Senior Living
Nov 25 @ 2:30 pm
Speaker:  Janet Worthington Priscilla Mullins, a passenger on the Mayflower, found herself very lonely after her father, mother, and brother perished during the first winter in the New World. According to stories handed down by…