Maryland Humanities announces the second round of SHINE (Strengthening the Humanities Investment in Nonprofits for Equity) general operating support to humanities-focused nonprofits. The organization will distribute a total of $950,000 in grants. Applications are now open and close September 1.
August 1, 2023
Maryland Center for the Book at Maryland Humanities  has selected two books as the “Great Reads from Great Places” for the 2023 National Book Festival of the Library of Congress, August 12 at the Washington Convention Center.
July 20, 2023
One Maryland One Book author Tommy Orange will visit Maryland virtually and in-person for One Maryland One Book 2023. Maryland Humanities also announces community partnerships for the program.
July 18, 2023
Two Maryland students won the gold medal in their categories at National History Day, held June 11–15, 2023 at University of Maryland in College Park. Fourteen other Maryland students received Special Prizes, were awarded Outstanding State Entry, or were selected as Finalists.
June 22, 2023
Nearly 500 middle and high school students presented their extensive historical research at the 2023 Maryland History Day State Contest The competition is the culmination of a year-long program from Maryland Humanities. 62 students will represent Maryland at National History Day.
May 23, 2023
Crossroads, a Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition, concludes its tour of the state through Maryland Humanities’ Museum on Main Street program with Kent County
April 18, 2023
The Kent Island Bay-Times and Queen Anne's Record-Observer features the regional Maryland History Day competition on the Upper Eastern Shore.
April 4, 2023
The Prince George's Suite features the students from the county who received commendations from State Senators and Delegates at the Maryland State House in Annapolis. They were acknowledged on February 27 for awards or honors they received at the 2022 National History Day competition.
Maryland Humanities is pleased to announce the selection of "There There" by Tommy Orange for the 2023 One Maryland One Book program. The novel tells the interconnected stories of a cast of twelve Native characters from across generational lines, as they converge toward the Big Oakland Powwow.
March 14, 2023
Nineteen outstanding Maryland middle and high school history scholars received commendations from State Senators and Delegates at the Maryland State House in Annapolis. Teachers Michael Muscavage and Devin Page were also recognized for being the Maryland History Day Teachers of the Year.
March 3, 2023
Maryland Humanities is a statewide, educational nonprofit organization that creates and supports bold experiences that explore and elevate our shared stories to connect people, enhance lives, and enrich communities.
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Baltimore, Maryland 21201-4565
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