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Upcoming Opportunities in the Arts and Humanities

CALIFORNIA NETWORKS FOR COLLABORATION DEADLINE: JUNE 17, 2015 The California Networks for Collaboration will offer free professional development opportunities over a period of six months (July – December 2015) in 12 different regions across California. This is a unique opportunity to join museum colleagues in your area to collaborate and …

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The Value of a Humanities Education

The value of an education in a liberal arts college is the training of the mind to think something that cannot be learned from textbooks. -Albert Einstein The arts and humanities define who we are as a people. That is their power ― to remind us of what we each …

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Apply for a Community Stories Grant!

California Humanities welcomes applications for the next round of Community Stories, our ongoing competitive grants program of support for public humanities projects that explore the California experience by recording and sharing stories through performances, panels, websites, video, radio, and exhibits. APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY 5:00 PM ON MONDAY, AUGUST 3, …

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Two California Humanities Funded Films Premiere at the 2015 LA Film Festival

California Humanities is proud to announce the world premieres of two California Documentary Project films at the 21st Annual Los Angeles Film Festival on June 14. No Más Bebés and Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race tell two very different California stories but both help shed new light on our state’s rich and complicated …

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Funding Opportunities for Documentaries, Books and Cultural Preservation

Whether you’re working on a book about California history, or a cultural preservation project, or a documentary film, check out these upcoming funding opportunities from our colleagues at the NEH, Latino Public Broadcasting, the California Historical Society, and the Berkeley Film Foundation. BERKELEY FILM FOUNDATION GRANTS DEADLINE:  MAY 15, 2015 …

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