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Shelly Lowe, First Native American Chair of The National Endowment for the Humanities, Visits Chicago

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Chair, Shelly Lowe (Navajo) will be visiting Chicago from February 13-16, where she will tour the cultural landscape of Chicago, meet local leaders in the humanities, and speak at events covering the present and future state of the humanities.

"Chicago is home to so many excellent museums, libraries, colleges, historic sites, and research institutes of all sizes, many of which rely on NEH support to serve their communities. I look forward to strengthening our agency's connections to these vibrant organizations and highlighting their important contributions to the nation's cultural life and creative economy," NEH Chair, Sherry Lowe, said in a press release.

The centerpiece for Lowe's visit will be a panel discussion on The Humanities' Impact: Fostering Economic Development in Chicago and Beyond, where she will speak on a panel alongside experts at the intersection of culture and economic development on February 14.


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