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Submissions for the 2023 Colorado Book Awards are open as of September 1, 2022 for books published for the first time in 2022 or the last quarter of 2021. The submission deadline is January 9, 2023. Visit the Colorado Book Awards webpage for more information.

History Live Durango [2]

History Live! celebrates the humanities in Southwest Colorado with lectures, workshops, and live portrayals of historic figures. Southwest Colorado Humanities Roundtable is proud to offer a full month of programming each September.

The Southwest Colorado Humanities Roundtable coordinates a month of history, anthropological, and archaeological events in La Plata and Montezuma Counties in September that will include two Chautauqua presentations by national scholar Susan Marie Frontczak. Meet Marie Curie Thursday, September 22, 7 – 8:30 p.m

Water ’22 Student Showcase [3]

The Water ’22 Student Showcase is open to all students, ages 5-19, throughout Colorado. This free Student Showcase is designed to help young people connect with the value of water in daily life and the natural and built world around them, encourage critical thinking, and emphasize the crucial role young people play as water leaders who can help identify solutions for water sustainability. The deadline for submissions has been extended October 7, 2022, at 11:59 PM and prizes have been announced!

Visit our online portal [3] for more information.

2022 Colorado Book Award Winners Announched [1]

Colorado Humanities and Colorado Book Awards finalists came together on Saturday, June 25 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House Studio Loft for a celebration of Colorado’s best literature published in 2021. If you missed the event or would like to watch past readings, they can be viewed on our YouTube and Facebook.

Changing the Legacy of Race & Ethnicity — Cutting Edge Leadership [4]

Please watch a public conversation with innovative leaders about health care, education, and housing/unhoused to help us figure out how to create a better future for everyone. Topics included bias and inequity in the workplace, how to support change, and how to get involved in racial justice work.

Colorado Humanities Announces Grant Recipients [5]

Colorado Humanities is happy to announce that 79 organizations were awarded a total of $725,114 in Colorado Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan grants.

Employment Opportunities! [6]

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Our Calendar [8]


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