Past Event

2015 Grants and Programs Workshop -- Harrisburg

Illinois Humanities invites representatives of libraries, museums, historical societies, arts councils, tourism bureaus, and other nonprofit organizations, as well as educators, to learn about the grant opportunities and public programs that we offer every year. This workshop will include an introduction to the mission and work of Illinois Humanities, discussions about opportunities for collaboration in southern Illinois, and detailed information about several of our programs:

Community Grants
making funding available to museums, libraries, and other non-profit cultural organizations

Small-Group Discussions
examining current events and contemporary issues in Vienna, Golconda, and Carbondale

Capitol Forum
providing a collaborative civic education experience for high school social studies classes

Museum on Main Street
presenting Smithsonian-produced traveling exhibits in partnership with community organizations

Illinois Humanities Road Scholars Speakers Bureau
offering presentations on a wide variety of subjects by Illinois authors, artists, and educators

This workshop is free of charge. However, registration is recommended. For more information, please contact Matt Meacham at (312) 422-5589 or