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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Immerse and Engage with Impressionism at BAM
Immerse and Engage with Impressionism at BAM @ Boise Art Museum
Jan 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…
READY! for Kindergarten
READY! for Kindergarten @ See details below
Jan 1 all-day
READY! for Kindergarten is a national early childhood literacy program for parents, grandparents and other primary caregivers of children from birth to age five. The program was developed in Kennewick, Washington in the early 2000’s…
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Idaho Genius – The Troutner Legacy: Architect, Inventor, Builder, Industrialist, Philanthropist. 5:00 pm
Idaho Genius – The Troutner Legacy: Architect, Inventor, Builder, Industrialist, Philanthropist. @ Meadows Valley Public Library
Jan 9 @ 5:00 pm
Speaker:  D. Nels Reese Arthur Troutner is one of those rare Idaho geniuses. His rags to riches story, of a poor boy from Pingree, Idaho, who fought in World War II, attended the University of…
Abigail Adams: Reflections on Life and Politics at the Beginning of our Nation 10:00 am
Abigail Adams: Reflections on Life and Politics at the Beginning of our Nation @ IEA Southeast Educators Building/Downstairs Meeting Room
Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Speaker:  Janet Worthington Abigail Adams, the wife of the second President of the United States, played a key role in the founding of the country and the establishment of the new government.  Dr. Janet Worthington,…
Indie Lens Pop-Up Free Film Screening 2019/20
Indie Lens Pop-Up Free Film Screening 2019/20 @ See details below
Jan 17 all-day
Indie Lens Pop-Up is a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Featuring documentaries seen on PBS’s Independent Lens, Indie Lens Pop-Up draws local residents, leaders and organizations to discuss what…
The Cabin’s Ghost and Projectors Reading with award winning author Carmen Maria Machado
The Cabin’s Ghost and Projectors Reading with award winning author Carmen Maria Machado @ See details below
Jan 17 all-day
Ghosts & Projectors is a reading series that pairs emerging, innovative, and experimental writers with writers from the Treasure Valley. Since its founding in 2011, Ghosts & Projectors has welcomed poets such as Eileen Myles,…
Parlor Nights at the Boise Art Museum, “Women & Civics” 7:00 pm
Parlor Nights at the Boise Art Museum, “Women & Civics” @ Boise Art Museum
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm
Speaker:  Amy Canfield This event is free, but RSVPs are required. Space is limited. Adults 18+ only. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, RSVP to join us at the Boise Art Museum…
City of Club of Boise: Compelling, Inclusive, Nonpartisan, Civil, Community Conversations 2020 11:45 am
City of Club of Boise: Compelling, Inclusive, Nonpartisan, Civil, Community Conversations 2020 @ See details below
Jan 23 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm
City Club of Boise (CCB) was created to serve as a public hub for civic engagement in the Treasure Valley on critical community issues.  Our motto is: “Things Happen when people start talking”. The popular…
Seeking Suffrage: Commemorating Passage of the 19th Amendment
Seeking Suffrage: Commemorating Passage of the 19th Amendment @ Dee details below
Jan 28 all-day
The Latah County Historical Society, the Moscow League of Women Voters, the University of Idaho College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, the University of Idaho Honors Program, and the University of Idaho Women’s Center…
City of Club of Boise: Compelling, Inclusive, Nonpartisan, Civil, Community Conversations 2020 11:45 am
City of Club of Boise: Compelling, Inclusive, Nonpartisan, Civil, Community Conversations 2020 @ See details below
Jan 29 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm
City Club of Boise (CCB) was created to serve as a public hub for civic engagement in the Treasure Valley on critical community issues.  Our motto is: “Things Happen when people start talking”. The popular…
Holding Government Accountable 6:30 pm
Holding Government Accountable @ McCall Public Library
Jan 29 @ 6:30 pm
Speaker:  David Adler This presentation will offer a historical overview of some underlying issues that have absorbed the energies of concerned citizens, focusing on constitutional issues and theories of representation conducive to governance.  It includes…