Nearly 500 middle and high school students presented their extensive historical research at the 2023 Maryland History Day State Contest The competition is the culmination of a year-long program from Maryland Humanities. 62 students will represent Maryland at National History Day.
May 23, 2023
Crossroads, a Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition, concludes its tour of the state through Maryland Humanities’ Museum on Main Street program with Kent County
April 18, 2023
The Kent Island Bay-Times and Queen Anne's Record-Observer features the regional Maryland History Day competition on the Upper Eastern Shore.
April 4, 2023
The Prince George's Suite features the students from the county who received commendations from State Senators and Delegates at the Maryland State House in Annapolis. They were acknowledged on February 27 for awards or honors they received at the 2022 National History Day competition.
Maryland Humanities is pleased to announce the selection of "There There" by Tommy Orange for the 2023 One Maryland One Book program. The novel tells the interconnected stories of a cast of twelve Native characters from across generational lines, as they converge toward the Big Oakland Powwow.
March 14, 2023
Nineteen outstanding Maryland middle and high school history scholars received commendations from State Senators and Delegates at the Maryland State House in Annapolis. Teachers Michael Muscavage and Devin Page were also recognized for being the Maryland History Day Teachers of the Year.
March 3, 2023
"Crossroads: Change in Rural America", a traveling Smithsonian Institution exhibition, opens at Rose Hill Manor Park and Museums in Frederick on March 4. The venue serves as the fourth venue of a five-stop tour of the state, presented through Maryland Humanities’ Museum on Main Street program.
February 24, 2023
It is with profound sadness that Maryland Humanities shares that Marilyn Hatza, our Director of Grants and Community Engagement, passed away Monday January 2. Marilyn had a long, impactful career in Maryland.
January 6, 2023
Maryland Humanities is excited to announce Alicia Jones McLeod as the new Chair of the organization’s Board of Directors. McLeod, a resident of Parkville, serves as the Executive Director of Challenging Racism.
December 21, 2022
"Crossroads: Change in Rural America", a traveling Smithsonian Institution exhibition, opens at the Allegany Museum in Cumberland on January 7. The museum serves as the third venue of a five-stop tour of the state, presented through Maryland Humanities’ Museum on Main Street program.
December 20, 2022