Ohio Humanities
June 2016 E-Newsletter

Ohio Humanities Chautauqua 2016: The Natural World

Gallipolis City Park: June 21-25  &   Rossford: June 28-July 2
The Ohio Humanities eighteenth annual tour of the popular Ohio Chautauqua is actively on the road. The 2016 tour began in Brimfield followed by a stop in Hamilton. However, it is not too late to catch a show. From June 21-25, the troupe will stop in  Gallipolis and from June 28-July 2 the tour will make a stop in  Rossford . The Ohio Chautauqua 2016 tour has a host of living history scholars presenting unique perspectives on this year's theme,  The Natural World . Each will demonstrate mankind's impact upon the world around them through the historical interpretations of the lives of Marie Curie, Chief Cornstalk, Mary Shelley, Theodore Roosevelt, and Dian Fossey. >>> Learn More!
 Ohio Humanities Grants
Grant opportunities and deadlines
The funding of cultural programs is one way Ohio Humanities helps to create and sustain vibrant communities. As demonstrated by the grant awards listed belowOhio Humanities supports cultural programs that share the human story through authentic documentation, interpretation, reflection, and representation. Ohio Humanities provide  many funding opportunities,  each with a particular set of guidelines and deadlines.
MAJOR GRANTS  (up to $20,000 ):
July 15 for projects beginning November 1, 2016
QUARTERLY GRANTS  (up to $5,000): 
September 15 for projects beginning December 1, 2016
December 15 for projects beginning March 1, 2017
March 15, 2017, for projects beginning June 1, 2017
June 15, 2017, for projects beginning September 1, 2017
MONTHLY GRANTS (up to $2,000 ):
The first business day of each month and at least eight weeks before the start date of the grant-funded activity.
In addition to the general grant programs outlined above, Ohio Humanities provide grants in following categories: Cultural Heritage Tourism, Media, and Educator EnrichmentFor additional information, visit the grants webpage. It has additional guidelines, including how to contact a program officer to assist throughout the process
Kent State University Research and Sponsored Program  
Rethinking Porkopolis 
Friends of the Harriet Beecher 
Stow House 
Greenways or Highways
(Film Project)
 Media Working Group
The Forum: Community Engagement Space at the Cincinnati Art Museum
 Cincinnati Art Museum 
(Norman)  Rockwell 
Springfield Museum of Art 
Baseball Heritage Museum
Ashland Chautauqua 
The Art League of Cincinnati 
African American Heritage in Cleveland's Lee-Harvard Neighborhood 
The Cleveland Restoration Society
Chautauqua-in-Chagrin 2016 - Human Connections: 
Looking Back...Looking Ahead
Chagrin Foundation for Arts and Culture
A Public Presentation by Musicologist 
John Powell, PhD 
Catacoustic Consort 
The Warren County Historical Society 
The Unionville Tavern Preservation Society
Buckeye Trail Association 
Auglaize On the Move
Auglaize County Historical Society 
Ohio Humanities Speakers Bureau events
Bringing the humanities to your community is easy with the  Ohio Humanities Speakers Bureau program.  Scholars in the fields of history, literature, philosophy, law, and archaeology have been traveling throughout the state for more than 20 years to speak at libraries, historical societies, civic organizations, and museums. Upcoming discussions include:

July 6 at 1 p.m. in Lakengren
Linda Mizejewski will discuss "The Woman Detective in Popular Culture" at the Lakengren Marina Club House, Lakengren. >> Additional Details

July 20 at noon in Sandusky
Tom O' Grady will discuss  "Canal and Stagecoach: John Quincy Adams Crosses Ohio in 1843" at the Sandusky Library, 114 W. Adams St. Sandusky.   >> Additional Details

August 6 at 1 p.m. in Zoar
Andrew Richmond will discuss "Buy Local or By River: Furnishing Early Ohio" at the Zoar United Church of Christ, 142 East Fifth Street, Zoar.  >> Additional Details
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