Nevada Humanities.

Explore. Experience. Engage.

Nevada Humanities provides opportunities for Nevadans to explore, experience, engage, and understand the world around them. We create programs and support projects that define the Nevada experience, feature local culture and heritage, and facilitate the investigation of ideas that matter to Nevadans and their communities.

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Nevada Means Home
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At Nevada Humanities, we create and make possible programs that feature the history and vibrant cultures and traditions that make Nevada the place we love.

Please consider what the humanities mean to you and help us to sustain our essential programs by making a gift to our Annual Fund. Your support will truly help us serve every corner of this great state.

Thank you!

July Salon: The Apartheid in Children's Literature
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[Image courtesy of We Need Diverse Books campaign site]

The discussion about the lack of cultural diversity in children and young adult literature has reached a fever pitch in 2014. Illustrator Chris Myers labeled the issue "the apartheid in literature," explaining in a March 15th article in The New York...

2014 Nevada Humanities Literary Crawl
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Join us for a night of live readings of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and play literary games at venues throughout the Downtown and Midtown areas. “The Prologue” starts at 5pm at Sundance Books and Music, where you can pick up your “choose your own adventure” map and follow the literary path of your own creation!