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Missouri Humanities Council Executive Director Search

The Missouri Humanities Council has opened a search for a new Executive Director. Deadline for application is July 31, 2014.

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Call for Missouri Humanities Awards Nominations

Do you know someone enriching Missouri humanities in your community, school or in literature? Nominate them for a 2015 Missouri Humanities Award.

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William “Bro” Adams Confirmed as Chairman of NEH

The United States Senate voted to confirm William D. “Bro” Adams as the 10th chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) July 9, 2014. Adams, former president of Colby College in Waterville, Maine, is a committed advocate for liberal arts education and brings to the Endowment a long record of leadership in higher education and the humanities.

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Missouri Humanities Award Recipient Featured in Associated Press Article

Dennis Stroughmatt, winner of a 2014 Missouri Humanities Award, was spotlighted in the AP article “History Buffs Race to Preserve Dialect in Missouri” for his work in preserving the language and music of the paw-paw French culture.

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2013 Annual Report Available

The Annual Report illustrating MHC’s beneficiaries, programs, grants, partners and financials from fiscal year 2013 is now available.

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Civil War in Missouri

The Civil War in Missouri is a joint effort of the Missouri Humanities Council and the Missouri History Museum to provide a special traveling exhibit for communities across Missouri from 2012 to 2015. Developed by the Missouri History Museum, this traveling exhibit is a smaller, portable version of their major civil war exhibition by the same name. It’s now touring Linn, Mo. (June 14 – Aug. 10), Sullivan, Mo. (Aug. 30 – Oct. 26) and Farmington, Mo. (Nov. 15, 2014 – Jan. 11, 2015).

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