Maryland Humanities launches the Voices and Votes Electoral Engagement Project (VVEEP) this month. This project is supported by a grant administered through the Federation for State Humanities Councils for its new initiative entitled “Why Why It Matters: Civic and Electoral Participation."
October 30, 2020
Maryland Humanities welcomes Chanel Compton, Alicia Jones McLeod, Soo Park, and Saima Sitwat to the Board of Directors.
October 19, 2020
The Baltimore Sun/Howard County Times featured our virtual One Maryland One Book Author Tour, with a focus on the Howard County tour stop.
The Baltimore Sun and Towson Times feature our upcoming Museum on Main Street exhibition, Voices & Votes, and highlight the Baltimore County tour stop.
One Maryland One Book author Lisa See will make six virtual tour stops in Maryland October 4–7 to speak about her book, THE ISLAND OF SEA WOMEN.
September 21, 2020
Maryland Humanities has announces the five sites to host Voices and Votes: Democracy in America, a traveling Smithsonian Institution exhibition, which will tour throughout Maryland from April 2021 to January 2022.
August 27, 2020
The Capital Gazette highlighted our grant to Forest Woods Media Productions for the radio show/podcast "The Poet and The Poem." The organization was founded by Grace Cavalieri (pictured), the current Poet Laureate of Maryland.
August 18, 2020
Maryland Humanities is pleased to award $4,000 in mini grant funding to four Maryland organizations. The grantees are located or pursuing projects in Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Prince George's County, and Washington County.
July 29, 2020
The Board of Directors of Maryland Humanities is pleased to announce Lindsey Baker as its new Executive Director.
July 13, 2020
The Avenue News, a Baltimore County publication, featured our CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act grant to the Historical Society of Baltimore County.