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Beyond the Page is a permanent endowment held by the Madison Community Foundation that annually funds humanities programming in Dane County libraries – forever.

Celebrate the Humanities with Dane County Libraries in 2017. 

Choose from a variety of humanities topics!

  • Bard on Broadway

  • Extending the Stage: Charlie Parker’s Yardbird

  • From Page to Stage with Forward Theater Company

  • Get to Know Our Neighbors: Wisconsin Tribal Nations and Communities

  • Hidden Voices:  African American Writers in Wisconsin

  • The Horse-Human Connection

  • Punishing the Poor: Criminalizing Poverty

  • Reel Reflecting: International Cinema & Conversation

  • Stories in Motion

  • The Stories of Fiddler on the Roof

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Hidden Voices: African American Writers in Wisconsin

When: 
Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 2:00pm
Where: 
Hawthorne Public Library

Join three Madison-area African American writers - poet Fabu, novelist Sherry Lucille, and playwright and novelist Catrina Sparkman - as they discuss their poetry and prose in relation to the work of three African American literary giants who also lived and worked in the Madison area during the 20th century: novelist Jean Toomer, playwright Lorraine Hansberry, and poet Sarah Webster Fabio.

Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

When: 
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 2:00pm
Where: 
E. D. Locke Public Library

Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

In this hands-on workshop, local filmmaker Frank G. Caruso will cover:

  • Basic techniques and equipment
  • Devices and apps
  • Storyboarding & storytelling
  • Set creation

Bring your own device if you want to easily save your work. Otherwise there will be iPads available to use during the workshop.

For ages 10-17. Registration is required. Please contact the library about registration.

Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

When: 
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 3:00pm
Where: 
Verona Public Library

Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

In this hands-on workshop, local filmmaker Frank G. Caruso will cover:

  • Basic techniques and equipment
  • Devices and apps
  • Storyboarding & storytelling
  • Set creation

Bring your own device if you want to easily save your work. Otherwise there will be iPads available to use during the workshop.

For ages 10-17. Registration is required. Please contact the library about registration.

Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

When: 
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
Where: 
Waunakee Public Library

Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

In this hands-on workshop, local filmmaker Frank G. Caruso will cover:

  • Basic techniques and equipment
  • Devices and apps
  • Storyboarding & storytelling
  • Set creation

Bring your own device if you want to easily save your work. Otherwise there will be iPads available to use during the workshop.

For ages 10-17. Registration is required. Please contact the library about registration.

Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

When: 
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
Where: 
Middleton Public Library

Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

In this hands-on workshop, local filmmaker Frank G. Caruso will cover:

  • Basic techniques and equipment
  • Devices and apps
  • Storyboarding & storytelling
  • Set creation

Bring your own device if you want to easily save your work. Otherwise there will be iPads available to use during the workshop.

For ages 10-17. Registration is required. Please contact the library about registration.

 

Since 1942, Madison Community Foundation encourages, facilitates, and manages philanthropy, with more than 900 individual donor funds, and over $133 million in assets. More than $2 million is designated exclusively for local library endowments. www.madisoncommunityfoundation.org

National Endowment for the Humanities is an independent grant-making agency of the U.S. Government. It is dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation and public programs in the humanities. www.neh.gov