Dallas South News Wire (Dallas Institute)
The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture will hold an Open House and wine reception on Monday, March 5, 5:30-7:30 pm, at 2719 Routh Street, Dallas, Texas 75201, to celebrate existing members and new friends.
The evening’s program, which begins at 6:30 pm, will spotlight special guest and longtime Institute Fellow Dr. Frederick Turner, recipient of many international awards, Nobel Prize for Literature Nominee and Founders Professor of Arts and Humanities at the University of Texas at Dallas.
Known around the world as a poet, lecturer and scholar, Professor Turner will speak about the importance of the humanities – and especially poetry – in culture. The evening will conclude with drawings for Institute classes, events, and books.
In its 31st year, the Dallas Institute is thrilled to welcome new members to the organization. With its purpose of enriching lives through the wisdom and imagination of the humanities, the Institute offer members the opportunity to discover what the humanities have to offer the cultural life of the city through classes, group studies, seminars, symposiums, conferences, civic involvement, and other programs.
The Open House is free and open to the public. Reservations are requested by March 2. Please call Victoria Eiker,(214) 871-2440. For more information about The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, visitwww.Dallasinstitute.org.