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HI Grants $1,000 for Poetry Event

HI Grants $2,150 for Iowa War Exhibit

HI Grants $750 for Nuremberg International Military Tribunal Anniversary

HI Grants $3,000 for Grant Wood’s 120th Birthday Celebration

HI Grants $1,400 for Railroad Photography Lectures and Exhibit

HI Grants $3,000 for MLK Jr. Celebration

HI Grants $1,812 for American Bald Eagle Event

HI Grants $1,500 for an On Air Radio Reading and Discussion

HI Grants $1,000 for Chinese Insight Lecture Series

HI Grants $3,000 for Art Lecture Series

HI Grants $300 for Radio Theatre Symposium

HI Grants $1,500 for Iowa Speaking Tour on Race and Law

HI Grants $545 for Opera Experience

HI Grants $2,610 for GBLT youth education

HI Awards $1,400 for Iowa Book Festival

HI Awards $200 for Cultural Diplomacy Public Lecture

HI Board Awards $130,710 in Grants to Non-profits during June 2010 Meeting

HI Grant Supports Irving B. Weber Days

HI Awards $1,000 for Great Depression Lecture and Exhibit

HI Awards $1,000 for Iowa Diversity Conference

HI Awards $2,212 for Victorian Garden Ornamentation

HI Awards $2,745 for Veteran's Paper Project

HI Awards $500 for Iowa and the American Civil War project

HI Awards $2,090 for Iowa Immigration Screening

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Other Stories

HI elects a new executive committee and approves three new board members, as three board members retire after June 2010 meeting.

NEH Chair, Jim Leach was hosted by Humanities Iowa at the University of Iowa on February 16th and February 17th for several events. View the poster as a PDF file.

Humanities Iowa mini grant awarded to the Genesius Theatre Foundation has produced podcasts of introductions to 25 Shakespearean and ancient Greek plays.

Humanities Iowa Voices from the Prairie Annual Iowa Writers Celebration video of Loree Rackstraw's Love As Always, Kurt: Vonnegut As I Knew Him. The event occurred on Oct 17 at 6 pm, at the Curtis Mansion in Clinton, Iowa. Watch all 6 videos online at our YouTube page.

Humanities Iowa Board awards $80,184 in grants to non-profits during November 2009 meeting

Humanities Iowa Voices from the Prairie Annual Iowa Writers Celebration. Love As Always, Kurt: Vonnegut As I Knew Him (PDF)
The Press Release (PDF).

Meet Iowa's Poets Laureate

Paul Engle lives on through one-man play

Humanities Iowa Board awards more than $160,000 in grants during June 2009 meeting

Neil Nakadate elected new HI board president

HI board welcomes four new members

In the News

City of Literature: A Film About the History of Creative Writing in Iowa City

Des Moines Register: Feature Story on Statewide David Plowden Exhibition

Quad City Times: HI Major Grant Supports Civil Rights Exhibit

West Branch Times: HI Speaker to present in West Branch

Des Moines Register: History Prize recipient talks about his love of history

Sioux City Journal: HI Speaker to speak on Civil War

Des Moines Regsiter: HI grants help start salve dwelling program

Suix City Journal: HI Grant workshop at WITCC

Vinton Today: HI Grant aides in women's life story

City of Ankeny: HI Grant Supports Writers Workshop

Cedar Valley Times: HI Grant assistes transcription of women's life

Telgraph Herald: HI Grant Supports Two Free Lectures

Quad City Times: HI Funds Fourth Wall Films for Another Documentary Gem

KCII: HI Grant Supports Indian Exhibit

UNI.edu: HI Grant Supports Nazi Exhibit

pRhyme Time, Poetry Readings Supported by Humanites Iowa

Daily Gate: HI Speaker Presents on Railroads in Keokuk

University of Minnesota: HI Plans a Series on Flooding

The Hawkeye: HI Speakers presents in Keokuk

Drake.edu: Photography Exhibit Supported by HI Grant

Telgraph Herald: Lectures on Catholic Sisters Supported by HI

State Center Iowa: Country School Documentary Shows in Marshalltown

Central College: The Geisler Library Writers Reading series: Alexandra Fuller

Agri News: Peace Through Corn Play, Funded by HI Grant, in North East Iowa

Quad City Times: HI Funded Documentary Review

Drake University: Lecture on Chinese History Funded by HI Grant

Des Moines Public Library: HI Grant supports AViD 2011

Eastern Iowa Life: HI Grant Supports Opera Live in Iowa City

Central College: Geisler Library Writers Reading 2011, Supported by HI Grant

City of Ankeny: HI Speakers presents in Ankeny

IPTV: HI Grant Supports Farm Crisis Film

Telegraph Hearld: HI Speaker presents in Dubuque

Daily Iowegian: HI grant brings 'Peace Through Corn' to Outtmwa

White Cane Magizine: Iowa Department for the Blind Collects Stories for History Project from Humanities Iowa Grant

Quad Cities Times: Humanities Iowa Grant brings railroad exhibit to Figge Art Museum

Des Moines Register: HI Grant and Historical Play

Drake University: Urban China Lectures Supported by Humanities Iowa Grant

Preservation Iowa: HI Speaker Presents at Iowa Lakes Community College

Oskaloosa News: Humanities Iowa Grant Brings Bob Leonard at Central College

Central College: Humanities Iowa Grants Central College 7k for Writers Reading

Des Moines Register: Khrushchev Play Peformance Made Possible by HI Grant

Quad Cities Online: CommUniversity Celebrates 31st Year, Supported by HI Grant

St Ambrose University: Civil Rights Exhibit; Grant by HI

Press Citizen: Free Opera Forum; Grant from HI

Sapulse.com: Abd el-Kader Education Project Funded by HI Grant

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