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Sower Award nominations due June 16

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.” The Sower Award will be presented in Omaha on Tuesday, October 3, just prior to the free public Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities at Read more »

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Nebraska cultural trailblazer to receive 2016 Sower Award

Humanities Nebraska announced that Marian Andersen of Omaha will receive the 2016 Sower Award in the Humanities. A dedicated volunteer and long-time supporter of many different arts and humanities organizations in the state, Mrs. Andersen will be honored on Tuesday, September 27 at a benefit reception and dinner at Lincoln’s  Embassy Suites hotel. The 21st Read more »

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A New Year’s Resolution to Consider: Monthly Giving

With your financial support over the last 40 years, HN programs have stretched to every corner of Nebraska, promoting lifelong learning and civic engagement through programs like Chautauqua, Capitol Forum on America’s Future, and the Speakers Bureau. Every investment you make fosters the success of these programs and more. “I appreciate the HN recurring gift option for my Read more »

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Governor’s Lecture to be broadcast December 7

The 20th annual Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities, given by Cambridge University historian and author David Reynolds, will be rebroadcast on two public radio stations on Monday, December 7. Reynolds spoke to a large audience in October at the Holland Performing Arts Center in Omaha, KIOS/Omaha will air the lecture at noon, while NET Radio Read more »

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2015 Sower Award to honor Omaha couple

Humanities Nebraska announced that Annette and Paul Smith of Omaha will receive the 2015 Sower Award in the Humanities. Ardent supporters of arts, humanities and other non-profit organizations in the state, the couple will be honored immediately prior to the 20th Annual Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities on Thursday, October 1, at the Holland Performing Read more »

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Humanities Nebraska raises $170k+ for statewide programming

Humanities Nebraska announced that more than $170,000 was raised in support of the non-profit organization’s statewide fundraising, the result of its 19th annual Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities reception and dinner. The annual dinner was held Wednesday, September 10 at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln, with the lecture staged at the Lied Center for Performing Read more »