» AHF tops $200,000 mark in grants awarded in 2017
21/02/18 01:49 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
In the latest round of grant giving in September, AHF awarded 22 grants totaling $72,753.27. For 2017, that brought AHF’s total of major and mini grants to 62 for $208,713 awarded to organizations in 24 counties. In the September round, ...
» SDHC Announces One Book, Partnership with SDNA on Democracy & Informed Citizen Initiative
20/02/18 19:48 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
In 2018, the South Dakota Humanities Council and its partners will explore the rapidly-changing media environment and its impact on democracy.
» Register for Read ME
14/02/18 16:48 from Maine Humanities Council
Read ME is a statewide program presented in partnership with Maine State Library that gets Maine’s adults all reading the same books—by Maine authors and recommended by a Maine author. Register! Last year’s pilot of Read ME was a g...
» Statement on President’s FY 2019 Budget Proposal
14/02/18 12:45 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
The Federation urges Congress to continue its strong support of the NEH and the state humanities councils and reject the administration’s proposal. The post Statement on President’s FY 2019 Budget Proposal appeared first on Federat...
» Longtime Speakers Bureau Member, Beloved Character Actor Passes Away
09/02/18 16:32 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The 2018 South Dakota Humanities Council Program Catalog will have an empty space.
» Councils Kick Off Democracy and the Informed Citizen Programs in 2018
07/02/18 18:01 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
In partnership with The Pulitzer Prizes and supported by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, forty-nine councils will launch hundreds of programs and events exploring the importance of being an informed citizen and what that me...
» Podcast | Birds and Citizen Science
06/02/18 20:14 from Maine Humanities Council
Each year, on the third Saturday in October, the Maine Humanities Council Schwartz Forum brings people together with expert guides to grapple with a really big question. In 2017, the question we asked ourselves was ‘How can we know?’ One...
» Register for Portland Seminar
06/02/18 15:52 from Maine Humanities Council
The Past Seeps into the Present: Classics of Latin American Historical Fiction Join Allen Wells, the Roger Howell, Jr. Professor of History at Bowdoin College, as he leads you in a lively exploration of three prize-winning works of Latin...
» Join the Arizona Humanities Board of Directors
05/02/18 16:28 from AZ Humanities
Do you want to enhance cultural life in Arizona? Are you interested in creating a just and civil society? Arizona Humanities is seeking candidates to serve on its Board of Directors The Board of Directors is made up of members who share ...
» Video: Arts Endowment Challenge Showcases Foundation, Programming
02/02/18 19:50 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Two South Dakota non-profits are excited about the pending impact of a significant match funding initiative.
» INVITATION: The 2018 Congressional Reception
31/01/18 17:59 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
Invitations are now available for the 2018 Humanities on the Hill Congressional Reception. The post INVITATION: The 2018 Congressional Reception appeared first on Federation of State Humanities Councils .
» Announcing the 2018 Arizona Humanities Awards Recipients
29/01/18 21:29 from AZ Humanities
Congratulations to Liz Warren, Dr. Almira Poudrier, Dagoberto Bailon, the Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records, and the Shackelford Family Arizona Humanities is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2018 Arizona Huma...
» AHF partners with AUM for Alabama History Day
29/01/18 15:39 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
The Alabama Humanities Foundation announced this week a new partnership with Auburn University at Montgomery to produce Alabama History Day — a statewide history competition for middle and high school students. This year’s contest will b...
» Apply for new Student Humanities Grant
26/01/18 21:36 from Maine Humanities Council
Are you working on a pubic project or program in your school or community? Does your project involve the humanities? Do you need funding to make it a reality? Then the Maine Humanities Council’s Student Humanities Grant is for you....
» Grant Feature: Studying the Cultural Consequences of Computers
26/01/18 21:34 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Computers are infinitely more powerful than they were 20 years ago, providing instant information at all times. But is there a downside?
» New officers, board take helm at Alabama Humanities
24/01/18 21:11 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Michon Trent Alabama Humanities Foundation elected Mobile’s Michon Trent chair of the board for 2018 along with a new slate of officers and board members. Vice Chair is Dr. Carmen Burkhalter, Florence; Secretary is Velma Tribue, Dothan; ...
» Host “World in Your Library”
23/01/18 18:14 from Maine Humanities Council
It’s easier than ever to stay on top of the news; worldwide events are at our fingertips, in real time. But if you want to get a grip on the bigger picture, it can be harder than ever to find reliable coverage that explores both local an...
» Reclaiming Native American Culture: Tribal Literature in the SDHC Lending Library
19/01/18 17:08 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
South Dakota is home to nine tribal nations rich in culture, language and tradition, making it an ideal genre to explore in the SDHC Lending Library.
» Smithsonian exhibit opens Friday in Jasper
16/01/18 23:37 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
The opening reception for Water/Ways in Jasper will be Friday, Jan. 19, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bankhead House & Heritage Center. It was originally scheduled for Jan. 16, but postponed due to expected bad weather. The Museum on...
» National tour magazine features traveling exhibit
16/01/18 23:28 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Group Tour Media featured Making Alabama. A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit in a story, telling all about the exhibit, the 67-county tour and features of the statewide exhibit to commemorate 200 years of Alabama statehood. Group Tour Medi...
» Bicentennial Scholars available for programs in your community
16/01/18 22:59 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
As opening day for Making Alabama. A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit approaches, and plans are being made for Bicentennial activities in your community, take advantage of our resources. Our Bicentennial Scholars have been announced, and y...
» March 1 deadline for major teacher institute on Civil Rights Movement
16/01/18 22:04 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Deadline for applications for teachers from around the country for Alabama Humanities Foundation’s “Stony the Road We Trod…”: Exploring Alabama’s Civil Rights Legacy is March 1. Applications must be postmarked by that date. This three-we...
» Kids as Curators creating exhibit at Museum L-A
12/01/18 17:13 from Maine Humanities Council
Originally published January 10, 2018 in the Sun Journal “Eighty 8th grade students were invited to create a professional exhibition that followed the guidelines of Museum L-A’s mission of connecting generations and cultures to hel...
» Forming Reading Habits Early: Young Readers' Books in the SDHC Lending Library
05/01/18 21:22 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Book clubs aren’t just for adults. The South Dakota Humanities Council’s Reading Group Toolkits program also offers options for young audiences.
» South Dakota Humanities Council in 2017: A Year Full of Highlights
28/12/17 20:35 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
2017 was a big year for the South Dakota Humanities Council.
» The humanities help us make sense of it all…the human experience.
22/12/17 17:09 from AZ Humanities
People Matter. In a complicated world, where we face new challenges each and every day, navigating political, economic, and social conflicts like we have not seen before….one thing remains the same…we are people. People matte...
» Challenge Met! $200K Earmarked for Future Humanities Programming in Sioux Falls Area
20/12/17 21:35 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Humanities programming in the Sioux Falls area will receive an extra $200,000 from a major fundraising match met by SDHC donors last week.
» Call to Artists – AZ Communities Water/Ways Coloring Book
18/12/17 23:28 from AZ Humanities
Call to Artists – AZ Communities Coloring Book Deadline: January 19, 2018 $2,500* Commission Click here to view Water Ways Call to Artist PDF Project Description Arizona Humanities (AH) is seeking an artist to create a coloring book for ...
» Reclaiming History series engages City of Surprise youth and community members
11/12/17 17:57 from AZ Humanities
The Reclaiming History project is a youth-led series of community engagements that explore and celebrate experiences within Latinx & LGBTQ+ culture. All are welcome to attend free programs, participate in group discussions, document...
» South Dakota Stories: Exploring our State's History
09/12/17 15:37 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Are you looking for the perfect gift? Give your friend or family member a piece of history with South Dakota Stories.
» Arts & Humanities Grants | December 2017
08/12/17 17:04 from Maine Humanities Council
$660 for “Art: History & Hands-On“– Blue Hill Public Library, Blue Hill Area artist and former art teacher Margret Baldwin will run an innovative library program unifying major moments in art history with hands-on ...
» NHC18: Call for Session Proposals!
07/12/17 19:32 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
The Federation of State Humanities Councils and the National Humanities Alliance are pleased to announce the 2018 National Humanities Conference, which will take place in New Orleans in conjunction with the city’s tricentennial celebrati...
» Call for Proposals! The National Humanities Conference 2020
01/12/17 16:59 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
Interested in bringing the National Humanities Conference to your state? Submit a proposal for the 2020 conference. Deadline is February 1, 2018. The post Call for Proposals! The National Humanities Conference 2020 appeared first on Fede...
» Apply to serve on the Grants Review Panel
30/11/17 22:27 from AZ Humanities
Apply to serve on the Grants Review Panel by December 8th Arizona Humanities seeks public humanities scholars interested in serving on our grants review panel. Grant review panels are held twice a year in mid-February and mid-August. Sel...
» Winter Weekend Free Preview Talk: “The Way We Live Now”
21/11/17 18:59 from Maine Humanities Council
Winter Weekend (March 9-10, 2018, at Bowdoin College), which dives deep into a celebrated work of literature over two days, offers a rejuvenating break from the mid-winter doldrums. Get a sneak peek of next March’s program with thi...
» Call for Submissions: Letters About Literature
21/11/17 08:04 from Maine Humanities Council
Letters About Literature is an annual, national reading and writing program organized by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. To enter, students in grades 4-12 write a letter to the author (living or dead) of their favorit...
» New Mini Grants | Fall 2017
17/11/17 17:49 from Maine Humanities Council
$1,000 for “Changing Landscapes, Shifting Tides: The Story of Falmouth Event Series” – Town of Falmouth Falmouth will offer a year-long series of events, activities, and programs to mark the town’s 300th anniversary. Le...
» New Chair and Members Elected to FSHC Board of Directors
14/11/17 20:22 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
The Federation of State Humanities Councils announces the election of William Tsutsui as chair and three new members to its board of directors, effective November 4, 2017. The post New Chair and Members Elected to FSHC Board of Directors...
» Indiana Humanities Wins Schwartz Prize for “Next Indiana Campfires”
09/11/17 21:14 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
Indiana Humanities wins the 35th annual Schwartz Prize award for "Next Indiana Campfires," a program that confronts questions of place, environmental stewardship, and identity through literature, hiking, and conversation. The post Indian...
» Arizona Humanities welcomes new Board Leadership
08/11/17 22:29 from AZ Humanities
Congratulations to the newly elected officers for Arizona Humanities! Ryan Bruce is Chairman for 2017-2019. Ryan is a leader in the Bisbee community and serves as the Executive Director of The Bisbee Radio Project (KBRP). He is active i...
» Explore AZ Speaks speakers and new presentations
07/11/17 19:34 from AZ Humanities
Planning spring programs? Our ever-popular AZ Speaks program offers humanities scholars who travel to rural and urban locations across Arizona. A few of the new presentations include: LGBTQ: A History in Arizona, Vintage Arizona: The Gro...
» Jenice Riley Memorial Scholarship winners recognized
26/10/17 15:53 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Alabama Humanities Foundation recognized four teachers from across the state with the Jenice Riley Memorial Scholarship, given to teachers in support of projects in history and civics in their classroom or school. Named in memory of the ...
» Noche en Blanco to benefit the future of Hance Park
17/10/17 22:50 from AZ Humanities
On Saturday, October 28th you are invited to the second annual Noche en Blanco in Hance Park. Inspired by a similar “dinner in white” which began in Paris 30 years ago, Noche en Blanco has a character unique to Phoenix. Gues...
» October grantee programs
04/10/17 23:08 from AZ Humanities
Autumn Moon Festival – “Where are you from?” Saturday, October 7 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Tucson Chinese Cultural Center – Tucson, AZ Celebrate diversity and fight stereotypes under the Autumn Moon. The program feat...
» Introducing the 2017-2021 FSHC Board Candidate Slate
09/08/17 14:09 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
The Federation of State Humanities Councils’ 2017 Nominating Committee announced a slate of three candidates for the Federation board to be brought to the membership for a vote at the annual business meeting in November.
» Notice of the 2017 Annual Business Meeting
07/08/17 15:13 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
The 2017 Annual Business Meeting of the Federation House of Delegates will take place at the 2017 National Humanities Conference on Saturday, November 4, from 4:15 to 5:15 pm, at the Hyatt Regency Boston.
» NEH Awards $785,907 in Grants to Three State Humanities Councils
03/08/17 19:13 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
On August 2, 2017, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced awards of more than $39.3 million for 245 humanities projects nationwide that will support local cultural organizations and individual scholars. Of that $39.3 m...