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The Nebraska Cultural Endowment is a 501(c)(3) corporation that was created to raise funds and invest them in response to an endowment created by the Nebraska legislature to support the work of Humanities Nebraska and the Nebraska Arts Council.

Humanities Nebraska is seeking nominations for the 2017 Sower Award in the Humanities, which will recognize an individual who has made “a significant contribution to public
understanding of the humanities in Nebraska.”

This was the first in the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues 2016-17 series “Crossing Borders” in addition to being sponsored by the Pulitzer Prize Centennial Initiative.

Veterans and active duty military personnel in the greater Omaha area are invited to join Nebraska Warrior Writers from February 25 through May 6 at the Willa Cather Branch Library, 1905 S. 44th Street, Omaha.

You may have seen reports in the media about possible plans to eliminate funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)

Veterans and active duty military personnel in the tri-cities area are invited to join Nebraska Warrior Writers, going on now through March 25. This free writing workshop is offered by Humanities Nebraska, the Nebraska Writing Project and the Grand Island Public Library.

Spotlighting one of the most remarkable periods in American history, “The Bill of Rights and You” is a national initiative celebrating the 225th anniversary of the Bill of Rights.

Humanities Nebraska (HN), a statewide non-profit organization, is seeking applicants for one part-time position in Lincoln.

Seward and Nebraska City will host “World War I: Legacies of a Forgotten War” next June. Presented by Humanities Nebraska, the free, four-day Chautauqua festival of entertainment, historic presentations, exhibits, youth camps, and more will be held in Seward June 15-18 and in Nebraska City June 21-24.

Humanities Nebraska announced that Marian Andersen of Omaha will receive the 2016 Sower Award in the Humanities.

Fifty-nine Nebraska students, showing 36 entries, competed at the National History Day Contest in College Park, Maryland held June 12-16. Over 3,000 students from across the United States, territories, Korea and China presented projects based on this year’s theme “Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange in History.”

Humanities Nebraska programming is made possible by:

and generous individuals, foundations, and businesses across Nebraska.