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Visit this page often for the latest Cather-related news as well as information about the Willa Cather Foundation's programs, collections, and events.
2021 Miriam Mountford Volunteer of the Year: Angela Duca
March 8, 2022
The Miriam Mountford Volunteer of the Year Award is presented each year to an outstanding and dedicated volunteer.
Take the Willa Cather Review Reader's Survey!
March 7, 2022
In an effort to better serve our members and the Cather community, we are conducting a brief survey (nineteen questions) of our readers. We would like to ask you a few questions about your experience of this publication. Your responses are confidential, and you will not be identified in the survey results. Please be open and honest with your feedback as this will help us with our future planning. If you have questions about the survey, please contact Education Director Tracy Tucker at the email listed below.
Our 2022 Virtual Author Series: Save the Dates!
February 28, 2022
Register for these 2022 dates for our popular National Willa Cather Center Author Series—virtual, and free!
Annotations from the Archive: Webster County Collections
February 25, 2022
"Changing Main Street" is a local exhibition pulled from the collections of the NWCC and Webster County Historical Museum.
Annotations From the Archive: John Mallory Bates
January 27, 2022
Read about how a Red Cloud clergyman, and botanist, questioned Cather's use of a certain plant in My Ántonia.
Safeguarding the Windows at Grace Episcopal Church
December 16, 2021
Nicholas Frei of Emil Frei & Associates has restored the windows that were made by his great-great grandfather’s company.
Annotations from the Archive: Emil Frei Windows Are Beautiful Inside—And Out!
December 15, 2021
After small repairs and updates to the exterior storm windows, the beautiful Emil Frei stained glass windows at Grace Episcopal Church chase away winter’s gray skies!
49 Minutes of Fame Artist Profile: Nathaniel Ruleaux
December 13, 2021
Nathaniel Ruleaux connects with family history through art, seeks to increase Indigenous representation with Unceded Artist Collective
49 Minutes of Fame Artist Profile: Sarah Rowe
December 10, 2021
Lakota artist Sarah Rowe helps elevate Indigenous community through pop art, Unceded Artist Collective.
49 Minutes of Fame Artist Profile: Roy Boney
November 30, 2021
Roy Boney works to revitalize Cherokee history, language through art, shares Indigenous stories in graphic art form.