Accepting “Proud to Be” Volume 2 Submissions
Submissions for Volume 2 of “Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors” are now being accepted through July 1. The veteran creative writing anthology now includes five categories: poetry, fiction, essays, photography and interviews with warriors. A $250 prize will be awarded to the first place winner of each category.
Volume 2 contest judges include: William Trowbridge, Mary Troy, Tom Cushman, Destinee Oitzinger and John McManus.
“Proud to Be” in HUMANITIES Magazine
The National Endowment for the Humanities magazine has spotlighted “Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors” and the moving stories of the veterans we’re serving in the May/June issue.
Humanities Awards Keynote Speech by Dr. Gerald Early
Dr. Gerald Early delivered the keynote speech reinforcing the value of the humanities in the 21st century at the 2013 Missouri Humanities Awards April 17 in Jefferson City.
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 developed by the museum to communities across Missouri in 2012-2015. This traveling exhibit will be a smaller, portable version of the Missouri History Museum’s major civil war exhibition by the same name, which opened in St. Louis on November 12, 2011. The tour of the portable version kicked off in May, 2012, in Kansas City. It’s now touring Nevada (May 25-July 21) and Columbia (Aug. 10-Oct. 6).
Ralls County, Missouri Heritage Driving Trail.
The Missouri Humanities Council is kicking off its support of heritage tourism projects throughout Missouri. Take a historic drive through Ralls County with a driving trail, brought to you by the Missouri Humanities Council and the Ralls County Historical Society. Learn more about the Ralls County Missouri, Heritage Driving Trail.
AAA MIDWEST TRAVELER Awards Missouri Humanities Council
The Missouri Humanities Council’s Museum on Main Street program is proud to announce it has been awarded Midwest Travel Treasure by AAA’s magazine, AAA MIDWEST TRAVELER. See the press release for more information.