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This summer, we supported 100 Maryland nonprofit organizations with funding through our CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act Emergency Relief Grants Fund. One of our grantees was The Bayside History Museum in Calvert County. We spoke to Grace Mary Brady, the museum’s Founder and President, about the museum and the positive impact of the grant, used to pay teen employees. (Image from 2019.)
October 7, 2020
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Tracy Granzyk has a background in filmmaking and now works at the nexus of healthcare and storytelling as the Founder and Director of the Center for Healthcare Narrative at the MedStar Institute for Quality and Safety. We awarded the Institute a grant this Spring to fund Please See Me, a healthcare-themed literary journal: Granzyk serves as Please See Me's Editor-in-Chief. Works in the journal come from patients, healthcare workers, caregivers, and more. She wrote here about the power of stories in healthcare.
August 18, 2020Tracy Granzyk
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Get to know our new Executive Director, Lindsey Baker, in this Q&A.
August 3, 2020
This July, our Chautauqua living history series goes virtual as Maryland Humanities raises the voices of four notable women who took action to secure their right to vote. We spoke with Arthuretta Holmes Martin, who portrays SNCC organizer Fannie Lou Hamer.
July 24, 2020Sarah Weissman
This July, our Chautauqua living history series goes virtual as Maryland Humanities raises the voices of four notable women who took action to secure their right to vote. We spoke with Sherrie Tolliver, who portrays NAACP co-founder Mary Church Terrell.
July 15, 2020Sarah Weissman
This July, our Chautauqua living history series goes virtual as Maryland Humanities raises the voices of four notable women who took action to secure their right to vote. We spoke with Liz Cannon and Joanna Guy, who portray suffragist and ERA author Alice Paul at different stages in her life.
July 8, 2020Sarah Weissman
Jung as Brent
This July, our Chautauqua living history series goes virtual as Maryland Humanities raises the voices of four notable women who took action to secure their right to vote. We spoke with Mary Ann Jung, the actor-scholar who plays Margaret Brent, the first woman in Colonial America to request to vote
July 1, 2020Sarah Weissman
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We state unequivocally: Black lives matter.
June 9, 2020
Sarah Mason teaches at Bennett Middle School in Wicomico County: this year, she was honored as our nominee for National History Day's Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year Award. Our Maryland History Day program is an affiliate of National History Day: each of the 58 National History Day affiliates may nominate one middle school teacher for the Behring Award. Mason writes about her experience as a Maryland History Day teacher and the opportunities provided to her students.
April 27, 2020Sarah Mason
Pat Williamsen is Executive Director of Ohio Humanities, one of 56 state-based partners of the National Endowment for the Humanities that also includes Maryland Humanities. We are sharing her message about the CARES Act, shared with permission.
April 14, 2020Pat Williamsen
Maryland Humanities is a statewide, educational nonprofit organization that creates and supports educational experiences in the humanities that inspire all Marylanders to embrace lifelong learning, exchange ideas openly, and enrich their communities.
Maryland Humanities
108 West Centre Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201-4565
(410) 685-0095
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