Our Partners

Maryland Humanities is able to serve every corner of the state thanks to our amazing local partners.

The following is just a partial list of the hundreds of cultural, educational, government, historical, and social service organizations that help bring the humanities to your community.

  • Statewide

    • Maryland Public Television
    • Thinkport.org

  • Allegany County

    • Allegany Arts Council
    • Allegany Bookclub
    • Allegany County Public Schools
    • Bishop Walsh School
    • Frostburg University
    • Main Street Books
    • North Branch Correctional Institution

  • Anne Arundel County

    • ABC Book Club
    • Annapolis Community Foundation
    • Anne Arundel County Public Library
    • Anne Arundel County Public Schools
    • Archbishop Spalding High School
    • AVID
    • Reynolds Tavern
    • St. Anne’s School of Annapolis
    • The Key School

  • Baltimore City

    • Arts Every Day
    • Baltimore Book Festival
    • Baltimore Center Stage
    • Baltimore City Public Schools
    • Baltimore Homeschool Community Center
    • Baltimore Museum of Industry
    • Barnard Book Club of Baltimore
    • Black Mental Health Alliance, Inc.
    • CityLit Project
    • Creative Alliance
    • Enoch Pratt Free Library
    • Eubie Blake Cultural Center
    • Friends School of Baltimore
    • Gilman School
    • Good Samaritan Hospital
    • Heritage Run Senior Apartments
    • Maryland Historical Society
    • Maryland School for the Blind
    • Maryland State Department of Education Juvenile Services Education System
    • Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
    • Mercy High School
    • Mercy Medical Center
    • Mount Saint Joseph’s High School
    • New Lens
    • Oliver Senior Center
    • Peabody Institute
    • St. Casimir Catholic School
    • Strictly Academic
    • The Baltimore Sun
    • The Boys’ Latin School of Maryland
    • The Bryn Mawr School
    • The Children’s Bookstore
    • The Green Mount School
    • The Ivy Bookshop
    • The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of MD African American History & Culture
    • The Seton Keough High School
    • University of Baltimore, Division of Legal, Ethical, and Historical Studies
    • University of Maryland, Baltimore County
    • Walters Art Museum
    • Wide Angle Youth Media
    • Writers in Baltimore Schools
    • WYPR Radio

  • Baltimore County

    • Baltimore County Public Library
    • Baltimore School of Independent Learners
    • Calvert Hall College High School
    • Community College of Baltimore County
    • Goucher College
    • Lubavitch Home School Umbrella Group
    • Notre Dame Preparatory School
    • St. Mark School
    • Stevenson University
    • Towson University

  • Calvert County

    • Calvert County Public Schools
    • Calvert County Public Library

  • Caroline County

    • Caroline County Public Library
    • Caroline County Public Schools

  • Carroll County

    • Carroll County Public Library
    • Carroll County Public Schools
    • Carroll County Youth Services Bureau
    • Integrace – Fairhaven

  • Cecil County

    • Cecil College Elkton Station
    • Cecil County Public Library
    • Minihane’s Irish Pub

  • Charles County

    • Charles County Public Library
    • Charles County Public Schools
    • Clark Senior Center
    • Father Andrew White School
    • Indian Head Senior Center
    • Leonard Hall Junior Naval Academy
    • St. Mary’s Bryantown Catholic School
    • The College Of Southern Maryland

  • Dorchester County

    • Dorchester County Public Schools

  • Frederick County

    • Curious Iguana
    • Frederick County Public Libraries
    • Frederick County Public Schools
    • Frederick County Reading Council
    • Frederick Homeschoolers
    • Maryland School for the Deaf
    • New Midway Woodsboro Elementary
    • Saint John’s Catholic Prep
    • Frederick Community College

  • Garrett County

    • Garrett College
    • Garrett County Public Schools
    • Our Town Theatre
    • The Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County

  • Harford County

    • Aberdeen Senior Center
    • Edgewood Senior Center
    • Falling Branch Brewery
    • Harford Community College
    • Harford County Public Library
    • Harford County Public Schools
    • Hays-Heighe House
    • Sacred Heart Homeschool
    • Veronica “Roni” Chenowith Activity Center

  • Howard County

    • Brockbridge Correctional Facility
    • Central Maryland Correctional Facility
    • Dorsey Run Correctional Facility
    • Howard County Public Schools
    • Jessup Correctional Institution
    • Kittamaqundi Church
    • Maryland Correctional Facility for Women Library
    • Patuxent Institution
    • St. Augustine School
    • The Ellicott City 50+ Center

  • Kent County

    • Kent County Public Library
    • Kent County Public Schools

  • Montgomery County

    • Bullis School
    • Classic Residences
    • Gaithersburg Book Festival
    • Germantown Library Book Club
    • Green Acres School
    • Hearts & Homes for Youth
    • Montgomery College-Germantown
    • Montgomery County Historical Society
    • Montgomery County Public Libraries
    • Montgomery County Public Schools
    • Nancy Rogers Bookclub
    • Olney Theatre Center
    • Sandy Springs Friends School
    • School For Tomorrow
    • St. Andrew’s Episcopal School

  • Prince George's County

    • Academy of Health Science at Prince George’s Community College
    • Annapolis Road Academy
    • From the Heart Christian School
    • Montpelier Arts Center
    • National Archives II, College Park
    • Prince George’s County Libraries
    • Prince George’s County Public Schools
    • Riverdale Presbyterian Church
    • St. Ambrose School
    • St. Mary of the Mills
    • University of Maryland Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

  • Queen Anne's County

    • Queen Anne’s County Library
    • Queen Anne’s County Public Schools

  • Somerset County

    • Eastern Correctional Institution
    • Somerset County Library
    • Somerset County Public Schools

  • St. Mary's County

    • St. Mary’s County Library
    • St. Mary’s County Public Schools

  • Talbot County

    • Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
    • Londonderry Book Club
    • Talbot County Free Library
    • Talbot County Public Schools
    • Waterfowl Festival Inc.

  • Washington County

    • Grace Academy
    • Maryland Correctional Institution Library
    • Maryland Correctional Training Facility
    • Roxbury Institution Library
    • Washington County Free Library
    • Washington County Public Schools
    • Western Maryland Regional Library

  • Wicomico County

    • Eastern Shore Regional Library
    • Salisbury University
    • Wicomico County Public Schools
    • Wicomico Public Libraries

  • Worcester County

    • Worcester County Library
    • Worcester County Public Schools

  • National

    • Federation of State Humanities Councils
    • Library of Congress
    • National Book Festival
    • National History Day
    • National Humanities Alliance
    • PEN/Faulkner Foundation

  • “The year before last, one of my students lost her father to a heart attack at the beginning of the school year. Books were her connection to her father. The shock of the sudden passing, and the newness of having to take care of her younger siblings would not allow her to grieve, and she spent the first few months in therapy due to this. LAL enabled her to reconnect with her father on a different plane, through the framework of books they enjoyed together. Due to this, she was express her grief & allow healing to begin.”

    Letters About Literature teacher
  • “Across three months of programming, Kent County witnessed an explosion of 39 free public humanities and arts program presented by more than 20 community partners. Hosted by local churches, businesses, storefronts, art galleries, environmental groups and government agencies, these programs included lectures, exhibitions, walking tours, poster contests, book discussions, school field trips and oral history projects. This wide-ranging and grassroots approach to fostering civic dialogue created a moment for the community to pause and reflect – to consider together its diverse work experiences and shared economic histories while also discussing the county’s economic potential and planning policies moving forward.”

    Barbara Foster, Vice President, G.A.R. Post #25 Sumner Hall, Chestertown, MD, Host Site, Museum on Main Street
  • “The impact of this particular book was probably stronger than any other Maryland One Book due to the connections we could make with real world events and police brutality in the headlines. Many groups were reading and discussing the book at our school: Student Equity Team, Drama Club, Faculty book club, sociology and English classes. It fostered important discussions about race relations.”

    One Maryland One Book 2016 teacher
  • “One student who has been held back several years and suffers from emotional disorders spent several minutes asking One Maryland One Book [author Daniel James Brown] questions. He very patiently listened and answered each question. He then signed her book: ‘Write with your heart not your head.’ To watch this interaction was very touching.”

    One Maryland One Book 2015 teacher
  • “The opportunity to host the Smithsonian’s “The Way We Worked” exhibition allowed Sumner Hall to develop meaningful companion exhibits that can remain open to the public in the future. Exhibitions across the county were co-curated by community tradition-bearers, scholars, and college students, empowering citizens of diverse backgrounds to work together to tell their own often-untold stories.”

    Barbara Foster, Vice President, G.A.R. Post #25 Sumner Hall, Chestertown, MD, Host Site, Museum on Main Street
  • “[My favorite part of the tour was] visiting the Peabody Library and getting a few minutes with the librarian there who showed us a few interesting books from their collection.”

    Literary Mount Vernon Walking Tour Participant
  • Humanities help everyone learn about common and universal themes from diverse groups of people. They can help build peace and understanding in the world.

    ​Maryland Humanities survey participant
  • In history class you always read books written by people who didn’t experience it so it was nice to get an actual view on it. It was different because you got actual stories from history that many people don’t learn. I would like to thank you for giving me this experience in my freshman year.

    Standing Together: Veterans Oral History Project, student participant
  • “Humanities are the core of everything. You cannot be a good scientist or computer programmer, if you cannot communicate clearly with others and understand others. Humanities studies and scholarships are the essential element in learning how to relate to each other AND how to better communicate with one another.”

    ​Maryland Humanities survey participant
  • “It is difficult to properly express our gratitude to Maryland Humanities for the help and support that we received through the grant-making process and through the project. The grant was crucial to the success of the project, and instrumental in bringing the poet (and 2016 MacArthur Fellow) Claudia Rankine to our campus. As the author of “Citizen: An America Lyric,” Rankine’s powerful reading and discussion of her work provided the anchor for our programming about public education and the role it plays in shaping the political citizen… (Maryland Humanities staff) were a constant source of encouragement and support–and we are proud to have been one of the projects that it recognized this year.”

    Dr. Kimberly Coles ~ Chair, Education and Citizenship Project Committee, University of Maryland College Park
  • “A few years ago a student connected with a novel describing a family merging from two families that had been traumatized by divorce. Her own family was in the process of this same event. Because of her selection I was able to learn what she was going through. No other assignment would have been quite so helpful for revealing and honoring her feelings.”

    Letters About Literature teacher
  • I enjoyed it as much as the students.

    Standing Together: Veterans Oral History Project, veteran participant
  • I enjoyed it very much and I learned quite a lot. I think there is a lot that can be learned from these experiences and I think this could be a positive experience for the veterans also.

    Standing Together: Veterans Oral History Project, student participant
  • “I feel very proud and happy that I did this, it motivates me to learn more about history. My opinion of history has changed. It made me more motivated to learn about history and it seems much more interesting now.”

    ​Standing Together: Veterans Oral History Project, student participant
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