We are pleased to welcome Mary Callis and Randy Ontiveros to the organization’s Board of Directors. Callis is the Executive Director of the Garrett Lakes Arts Festival (GLAF) and Ontiveros serves on the English faculty at the University of Maryland.
December 20, 2019
The Bay Bulletin, an extension of the Chesapeake Bay Times, spoke to us and took some footage of Water/Ways in Crisfield at the J. Millard Tawes Museum.
The Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum in Baltimore has been accepted into the United for Libraries national registry of Literary Landmarks. Poe House will be the first literary landmark in Maryland, we announce dWith Poe Baltimore, the Citizens for Maryland Libraries, and Maryland Library Association.
Julie E. Greene of The Herald-Mail attended the One Maryland One Book 2019 Author Tour event in Hagerstown. She spoke with author Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha before the event and some of the event's attendees.
November 4, 2019
Mary Grace Keller featured our 2019 One Maryland One Book Author Mona Hanna-Attisha in The Baltimore Sun and Carroll County Times.
Maryland Humanities is pleased to welcome four new members to the organization’s Board of Directors. The new Board Members are: Dr. Ronald Nowaczyk, Allegany County; Carmel Roques, Howard County; Sharon Whitney, Anne Arundel County; and Jayson Williams, Baltimore City.
October 24, 2019
Maryland Humanities announces that executive director Phoebe Stein will depart from the organization, effective February 28, 2020. Stein has served as the executive director at Maryland Humanities for more than eleven years.
October 23, 2019
"As we read a book, find ourselves drawn into its story, there’s always a shadow character who rides along with us..." Bill Peak writes about his connection to authors, including Dr. Hanna-Attisha, author of our One Maryland One Book 2019 selection.
October 10, 2019
One Maryland One Book author Mona Hanna-Attisha will visit five counties and Baltimore City November 2–5 to speak about her book, What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resilience, and Hope in an American City. Dr. Hanna-Attisha, a pediatrician and researcher, helped expose the lead in Flint.
October 7, 2019
Four Maryland teachers out of only 114 nationwide have been selected for the National History Day® program titled Legacies of World War I. Meghan Jacquot teaches Silver Spring, Mark Malone in Cumberland, Kathy Simmons in Bethesda, and Patrick Wilburn in Lanham.