We spoke with Lia Atanat, our Maryland History Day Outreach & Professional Development Coordinator, about our new collaboration with tribal consultants and teachers in creating inquiry kits about the Indigenous history and culture of the land now known as Maryland.
August 31, 2023
Emily Ross joined Maryland Humanities as the Program Officer, Grants in June. She talks with us about what she’s looking forward to in her new position, what appeals to her about leading Maryland Humanities’ Hatza SHINE Grants Program, and more.
August 15, 2023
Executive Director Lindsey Baker looks at how organizations can fight stagnancy and reflects on Vu Le's latest Nonprofit AF blog post: "You’re not lazy. Here’s what lazy looks like in our sector."
July 13, 2023
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, 2023
“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, 2023
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, 2023
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, 2023
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, 2023
We announce our top eleven contenders for One Maryland One Book 2023! This year's theme is "Connection."
January 9, 2023