Breai Mason-Campbell is the Artistic Director of Moving History, what she calls Kinetic African American History. Kids and teens involved with Moving History learn dance, cooking, musicianship, and/or visual art. The organization, a recipient of one of our Strengthening the Humanities Investment in Nonprofits for Equity (SHINE), started when Mason-Campbell reflecting about poverty.
June 9, 2023Sarah Weissman
“What would it look like if we took steps daily to care for ourselves and our colleagues in the same way as we do for the objects in our care?" This winter, Executive Director Lindsey Baker gave the keynote at the Small Museum Association Conference. The conference theme "Creating a Culture of Care."
May 18, 2023Lindsey Baker
Lillian Merrill, Saniya Pearson, and Aliyah Smith placed second at the 2022 Maryland History Day State Contest. They advanced to National History Day, where they won the Gold Medal in their category. In 2023, along with other national honorees, they visited the State House. We spoke with them about their experience.
May 2, 2023Sarah Weissman
Denise Kresslein, Advanced Academics Teacher at North Carroll Middle School and Westminster East Middle School and Thomas Stavely of Parkdale High School were named this year’s Maryland History Day Statewide Middle and High School Teacher of the Year, respectively. The teachers discuss the impact of Maryland History Day program on students.
April 18, 2023Sarah Weissman
Eden Etzel, our Program Assistant for Maryland Center for the Book, delves into our top three contenders for One Maryland One Book 2023. This year's theme is Connection.
February 13, 2023Eden Etzel
We announce our top eleven contenders for One Maryland One Book 2023! This year's theme is "Connection."
January 9, 2023Eden Etzel, Maryland Humanities
Maryland Humanities Executive Director Lindsey Baker talks about the importance of providing general operating grants and what it means for equity.
October 28, 2022Lindsey Baker
Jacquelyn Lucy is a lifelong Marylander: born in Baltimore and raised in Glen Burnie, she currently resides in Catonsville. Currently retired, the Maryland Humanities donor has had an eclectic career. Lucy served as a former English and Journalism teacher at Severna Park Senior High School, a Public Information Coordinator/ Director of Alumni and Public Affairs for Dean’s Office at University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, and the Media Relations Coordinator at the Community College of Baltimore County. She also owned her own marketing and communications business, Image Matters. Lucy spoke with us about the need for the humanities to address today’s issues in an open way.
August 8, 2022
Keith Stone serves as Vice Chair of Maryland Humanities’ Board of Directors, as well as Chair of the organization’s Grants Committee. He talks with us about Maryland Humanities’ shift from providing project-based support to general operating funding. By day, Stone is as a partner and private equity portfolio manager at Brown Advisory.
July 27, 2022