Journey Stories, the 5th Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit to tour Wyoming, will open on May 24th 2014 in Casper at the National Historic Trails Interpretative Center. Journey Stories examines the intersection between modes of travel and Americans’ need for...Read More
Islamic Influences on European Bookmaking: The Historical Background Anne Marie Lane, curator of the Toppan Rare Books Library at the University of Wyoming Anne Marie will discuss Islamic influences on European bookmaking in Laramie at the Albany County Public Library...Read More
The Wyoming Humanities Council is a program partner for the University of Wyoming Area and Global Studies “World to Wyoming Lecture Series: The Last of the First Skiers” featuring National Geographic correspondent Mark Jenkins in Eight Wyoming Communities in 2014. ...Read More
A wise state seeks wisdom.
We believe that critical thinking is the core of an informed and engaged citizenry. For four decades, the Wyoming Humanities Council has provided the infrastructure that matches people, ideas, and funding to create compelling opportunities to engage with history and culture. We award grants and conduct programs that encourage us all to THINK!
Through the humanities we understand our past and present and contemplate our future.The humanities are the examination of the countless ways that people from every period in history, from every walk of life, and from every corner of the globe have expressed themselves through history, philosophy, religion, language, and literature.