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A Place at the Table: Tennesseans Lead the Way for American Democracy

Martin Public Library 410 S Lindell St, Martin, United States

Mark Dudney, a public historian and historic preservation planner from Cookeville, will review the story of democracy in Tennessee, including Native American and early settlement, the Jacksonian era, the Civil War, and Women’s Suffrage. This event, sponsored by Humanities Tennessee and the Jackson Purchase Historical Society, will include access to the Smithsonian travelling exhibit, Voices and…

The Development of the Chitlin’ Circuit in Middle TN & the Road to Popular Music (1860-1960)

Virtual TN, United States

Join the TN Historical Society for free, virtual discussion with musician and public historian, T. Minton about the rise and decline of the strong network of entertainment spaces built by African Americans following the Civil War to support the development and spread of Black vernacular music culture called The Chitlin' Circuit. The event is part of…

American Experiments

Martin Public Library 410 S Lindell St, Martin, United States

Join the library for American Experiments, interactive, all-ages programs that explore democratic fundamentals such as critical reason and compromise, facilitated by educator Becky Verner. The program is presented alongside the Smithsonian exhibition "Voices & Votes: Democracy in America," on view at the library October7-November 19, 2023. The exhibit tour is sponsored by Humanities Tennessee. Click…

Savages & Princesses exhibit opening event

Museum Center at 5ive Points 200 Inman St SE, Cleveland, United States

Join the Museum Center for a reception to open a traveling exhibit, Savages & Princesses: The Persistence of Native American Stereotypes. Enjoy a discussion panel moderated by Dr. Rondall Reynoso with artists featured in the exhibit: Heidi Bigknife, Micah Wesley, Hoka Shenandore, and Karin Walkingstick. The event begins at 6:30, the panel at 7:00pm. For more…

Mary Leuana Christensen: Cherokee Author

Global Education Center, 4822 Charlotte Ave., Nashville, TN

Join the Global Education Center for an evening of reading and discussion with Cherokee poet and author, Mary Leuana Christensen. The event is part of the "Three Roots of Appalachia: Indigenous, Black, Scot-Irish" program series, partially funded by Humanities Tennessee. Visit the Global Ed website for more information.