Let us protect porches and rocking chairs
At Illinois Humanities one of the core values of our work is to make and protect space for the exchange of challenging ideas, meaningful dialogue, and personal reflection.
Visit Spark! in Durand
Spark! Places of Innovation visits Durand Illinois from Dec. 2, 2023, through Jan. 6, 2024. Learn more about the Durand community, how they came to be the "Village of Volunteers," and how their volunteer spirit manifests today.
Film Festival’s Accessibility Efforts Show Impact Is More Than Just a Number
Full Spectrum Features received an Illinois Humanities grant to intentionally move accessibility of Chicago’s cultural arts spaces from discussion to reality. Read about their test case at the Reeling 2022: The 40th Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival.