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 Council for Social Studies 
    • Maryland Department of Planning
    • Maryland Historical Trust 
    • Maryland Public Television 
    • Maryland Rural Development Corporation
    • Maryland State Department of Education 
    • Maryland State Library Agency
    • Maryland TESOL
    • Preservation Maryland

  • Allegany County

    • Allegany County Public Schools
    • Allegany Museum
    • Cumberland Theatre
    • Evergreen Heritage Center Foundation
    • Frostburg Museum Association, Inc.
    • Frostburg State University
    • Historic Frostburg, a Maryland Main Street Community Inc.

  • Anne Arundel County

    • Anne Arundel County Public Library
    • Anne Arundel County Public Schools
    • Captain Avery Museum
    • Chesapeake Children’s Museum
    • Chesapeake Montessori School
    • Friends of the Rising Sun Inn
    • Galesville Community Center
    • Lost Towns Project, Inc.
    • St. Martin-In-The-Field
    • St. Mary’s Elementary School
    • Virtual Academy

  • Baltimore City

    • Baltimore City Public Schools
    • CHARM: Voices of Baltimore Youth
    • CityLit Project
    • Enoch Pratt Free Library
    • Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center
    • Gilman School
    • Mid-Atlantic Regional Moving Image Archive
    • Mount Saint Joseph High School
    • Muse 360 Arts
    • New Lens
    • Poe Baltimore
    • Raymond Banks “A Way With Words” Foundation
    • Reginald F. Lewis Museum
    • Sankofa Children’s Museum of African Cultures, Inc.
    • Star-Spangled Banner Flag House Association, Inc.
    • The Seed School of Maryland
    • The Bryn Mawr School
    • Writers in Baltimore Schools

  • Baltimore County

    • Al Rahmah School
    • Baltimore County Public Library
    • Baltimore County Public Schools
    • Blakehurst Senior Living
    • Charter Senior Living of Towson
    • Community College of Baltimore County, Dundalk Campus
    • Friends of Jerusalem Mill
    • Historical Society of Baltimore County
    • Immaculate Conception School
    • Loyola Blakefield
    • Maryland Lynching Memorial Project
    • Maryland Women’s Heritage Center
    • Mercy High School
    • Preservation Alliance of Baltimore County
    • Rosedale Senior Center
    • St. Mark School
    • Sisterhood Agenda, Inc.
    • Towson University
    • Writing Hearts, Inc.

  • Calvert County

    • Asbury Solomons
    • Bayside History Museum
    • Calvert Library
    • Calvert County Public Schools
    • Friends of Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum

  • Caroline County

    • Caroline County Public Library
    • Caroline School District

  • Carroll County

    • Downtown Sykesville Connection, Inc.
    • Carroll County Public Library
    • Carroll County Public Schools
    • North Carroll Senior Center
    • Union Mills Homestead Foundation, Inc.

  • Cecil County

    • Cecil County Public Library
    • Historical Society of Cecil County
    • The Tome School
    • Women’s Civic League of North East

  • Charles County

    • Charles County Public Library
    • Charles County Public Schools
    • Clark Senior Center
    • Farm Heritage Conservancy
    • Friends of Maxwell Hall Inc
    • Indian Head Senior Center
    • Life Journeys Writers Club
    • Maryland Veterans Museum at Patriot Park
    • Neighborhood Creative Arts Center
    • St. Mary’s Bryantown School
    • Society for the Restoration of Port Tobacco

  • Dorchester County

    • Alpha Genesis Community Development Corporation
    • Dorchester County Historical Society
    • Dorchester County Public Schools
    • Groove City Black Heritage & Culture Group Inc.
    • Richardson Maritime Museum, Inc.

  • Frederick County

    • African-American Resources Cultural Heritage Society
    • Brunswick Potomac Foundation, Inc.
    • Catoctin Furnace Historical Society
    • Frederick County Landmarks Foundation
    • Frederick County Public Libraries
    • Frederick County Public Schools
    • Global Z Recording Project
    • Hood College
    • Maryland School for the Deaf

  • Garrett County

    • Garrett County Public Schools
    • Garrett Lakes Arts Festival
    • The Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County

  • Harford County

    • Abingdon Grill
    • Edgewood Senior Activities Center
    • Harford County Public Library
    • Harford County Public Schools
    • Havre De Grace Senior Activity Center
    • Hays-Heighe House, Harford Community College
    • Hosanna Community House Inc.
    • McFaul Activities Center
    • Slate Farm Brewery
    • Susquehanna Museum of Havre de Grace, Inc.
    • The Friends of the Concord Point Lighthouse
    • The Havre de Grace Colored School Museum and Cultural Center, Inc.
    • The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc.
    • Veronica “Roni” Chenowith Activity Center

  • Howard County

    • Howard County Library System
    • Howard County Public Schools
    • Resurrection-St. Paul School
    • St Louis School
    • St. Augustine School

  • Kent County

    • Eastern Shore Heritage, Inc.
    • G.A.R. Post #25, Inc. (Sumner Hall)
    • Historical Society of Kent County, Inc.
    • Kent County Public Library

  • Montgomery County

    • Bullis School
    • Chevy Chase Historical Society
    • Docs in Progress
    • Gaithersburg’s Bohrer Park
    • Georgetown Preparatory School
    • Menare Foundation, Inc.
    • Montgomery County Public Libraries
    • Montgomery County Public Schools
    • Montgomery Virtual Academy
    • Peerless Rockville Historic Preservation, Ltd.
    • Sugarland Ethno-History Project, Inc.
    • Warren Historic Site Committee, Inc.

  • Prince George's County

    • Bold Beautiful Brilliant Girls Youth Empowerment Group
    • Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts, Inc.
    • EducArte, Inc.
    • Laurel Historical Society
    • Montpelier Arts Center
    • National Capital Radio and Television Museum
    • National Museum of Language
    • Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center
    • Prince George’s County Historical Society, Inc.
    • Prince George’s County Memorial Library System
    • Prince George’s County Public Schools
    • St. Vincent Palotti High School

  • Queen Anne's County

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

  • Somerset County

    • Crisfield Heritage Foundation 
    • MD Dept. of Corrections, Eastern Correctional Institution
    • St. Michael’s School
    • Somerset County Library
    • Somerset County Historical Society
    • Somerset County Public Schools

  • St. Mary's County

    • Friends of St. Clement’s Island and Piney Point Museums
    • Historic Sotterley Plantation
    • St. Mary’s County Library
    • St. Mary’s County Historical Society
    • St. Mary’s County Public Schools
    • St. Mary’s Ryken High School

  • Talbot County

    • Oxford Museum
    • Talbot County Free Library
    • Talbot Historical Society
    • Talbot County Public Schools
    • Tilghman Waterman’s Museum
    • Water’s Edge Museum

  • Washington County

    • Boonsboro Historical Society
    • Camp Ritchie Museum, Inc.
    • Doleman Black Heritage Museum, Inc.
    • Friends of Tolson’s Chapel
    • Grace Academy
    • Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, Inc.
    • MD Dept. of Corrections, Maryland Correctional Institution, Hagerstown
    • Washington County Free Library
    • Washington County Historical Society
    • Washington County Public Schools

  • Wicomico County

    • Edward H. Nabb Research Center
    • Salisbury University
    • Wicomico Public Libraries

  • Worcester County

    • Beach to Bay Heritage Area, Inc.
    • Berlin Heritage Foundation, Inc.
    • Delmarva Discovery Center & Museum, Inc
    • Friends of the Julia A. Purnell Museum
    • Furnace Town Foundation
    • Ocean City 50+ Center
    • Worcester County Library
    • Worcester County Public Schools

  • National

    • Delaware Humanities
    • Federation of State Humanities Councils
    • Library of Congress, Teaching with Primary Sources Program
    • Middle States Council for the Social Studies
    • National Archives and Records Administration
    • National Book Festival
    • National Council for History Education
    • National Council for the Social Studies
    • National Endowment for the Humanities 
    • National History Day 
    • National Humanities Alliance 
    • Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service

  • “[After Literature & Medicine,] I sat and spoke with a terrified family member for much longer than I would have. Building a rapport is so important for the patient’s and family’s mental health.”

    Literature & Medicine participant
  • “[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
  • “I had two students participate who told me they’ve never finished a book before and they finished this one and want to read more!”

    ​One Maryland One Book 2015 teacher
  • “[My favorite part of the tour was] learning about the literary giants who lived and visited Baltimore!”

    Literary Mount Vernon Walking Tour Participant
  • “[Veterans Book Group] was better than expected! [I got] a feeling of connection and pride with the other member [and] I’d love to participate again in any future book clubs—I enjoyed the stimulation.”

    Veterans Book Group participant
  • “All of [this event] was wonderful! I enjoyed Ms. Ifill’s facilitation very much! I enjoyed Taylor Branch. I hadn’t heard him before; he was very refreshing. Ms. Wilkerson was fabulous. I appreciate her candor and passion.”

    Pulitzer 100 event attendee
  • “I feel more connected to history.”

    ​Standing Together: Veterans Oral History Project, student participant
  • “[The humanities] are what allow us to see the beauty of the world. I often think that humans are the only species that can reflect on how beautiful the world is, can step back and take intense delight in the sounds and colors of it all, can record not only the world but our reactions to it. The humanities matter because beauty matters.”

    ​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 support of (Maryland Humanities) was not in funding alone. By including a spot about the initiative in (their) Humanities Connection program on WYPR, Maryland Humanities did much to help promote our initiative and alert the general public about the program that we were running in the early months of the fall.”

    Dr. Kimberly Coles ~ Chair, Education and Citizenship Project Committee, University of Maryland College Park
  • “The humanities allow us to learn about lives and experiences that are different than our own through compelling and engrossing experiences.”

    ​Maryland Humanities survey participant
  • “This oral history experience was amazing. I learned so much and will never forget this. I LOVED IT, I was super skeptical at first. I felt like we had a lack of planning but I think everything went so great.”

    ​Standing Together: Veterans Oral History Project, student participant
  • “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
  • “My students have been removed from their home schools. Right away, they made comments about the diction of the text, how it seemed realistic to them and they pointed out words they would have changed. We talked about word choice, slang, etc. I had 2 instances where students were excited to see me because they had events similar to the book happen to them and they needed to tell someone. They want to know how to change things. […] These kids typically failed English class or were chronic non-attenders or were removed before they came here. They are excited about reading a book! Teacher librarian win!”

    One Maryland One Book 2016 teacher
  • “I enjoyed that this program directly related to key issues within our community […] I think this lecture could go on for hours; it’s fabulous!”

    Pulitzer Panel attendee
  • “I completed the book club with 22 students, all of them on the JV football team – so not your stereotypical group of book club attendees. On the last day of our book club experience I asked students for some feedback and also asked if they would be interested in participating in another book club. Nearly all of them said that this was the first time they had ever participated in a book club, and a few said it was the first time they had actually read an entire book. I keep hearing back from them, too, [asking] ‘When is the next book club starting up?’. The discussions we had were powerful and meaningful–this was truly one of the most moving experiences I have had as an educator.”

    One Maryland One Book 2016 teacher
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