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Register Now for The 2018 CLA Annual Conference

Early Bird Registration is now Open  for California Libraries Premiere Professional Development Opportunity Registration for California Library Association (CLA) Annual Conference in Santa Clara is now open. The CLA Conference offers a statewide opportunity to immerse yourself in librarianship. From educational programs to the busy exhibit halls to author events and …

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STOCKTON– Virtual Reality Exhibit Opening: Little Manila Recreated

STOCKTON–Join California Humanities grantee for a special presentation unveiling Little Manila Recreated, a virtual reality museum exhibit that reconstructs the now-demolished mid-twentieth century neighborhood of Little Manila in downtown Stockton. After the presentation, come play a demo of the game, which will be on display at the Filipino American National Historical …

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LGBTQ+ Pride Month: Stories, Exhibits and Forums

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month and is celebrated with annual month-long observances of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, along with the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. Our efforts to bring the voices, stories, and experiences of LGBTQ+ Californians to broader audiences, to promote understanding …

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Library Innovation Lab 2018!

Now in its second year, our Library Innovation Lab (LIL) program supports responsive and relevant public humanities programming in California’s public libraries by providing a practice-based professional development experience for library programming specialists. Cash awards to the participating libraries support innovative programming that will engage immigrant populations and offer welcoming …

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What Will You Be Reading This Summer?

It’s no secret that staff members at California Humanities are avid readers and we want to share with you what we’re currently reading or hoping to read over the summer months. Renée Perry our Operations Coordinator is reading the following: This summer, Renée will be indulging in fantasy and science fiction …

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Congratulations to 10 new Humanities Project Grant awardees!

Congratulations to the new recipients of Humanities for All Project Grants (February deadline). The awardees will support a diverse array of public humanities programs, including exhibits, community conversations, dramatic performances, film screenings and discussions, and story-sharing and knowledge-building activities. These projects, including a series of live neighborhood-based story-sharing events in LA, …

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Humanities for All Quick Grant Now Accepting Applications

The next Humanities for All Quick Grant deadline is June 15, 2018. New guidelines are available, and the application portal is now open (May 15- June 15). Both are accessible on the Humanities for All webpage.  Watch the Quick Grant Application Webinar (held on May 15th) below for more information:    

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