he 400 Years of African-American History Commission (400 YAAHC) features a documentary by S. Abigail Giroux, who attends The Bryn Mawr School, in a new docuseries titled Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas. Giroux created the documentary for Maryland History Day.
November 6, 2023
Maryland Humanities is pleased to welcome nine new members to the organization’s Board of Directors from Baltimore City and Baltimore, Montgomery, Prince George's, Talbot, and Wicomico Counties.
November 1, 2023
The Salisbury Daily Times/DelmarvaNow.com features One Maryland One Book 2023 Author Tommy Orange (Cheyenne and Arapaho) before his appearance at Salisbury University on October 12.
October 11, 2023
Maryland Humanities announces the second round of SHINE (Strengthening the Humanities Investment in Nonprofits for Equity) general operating support to humanities-focused nonprofits. The organization will distribute a total of $950,000 in grants. Applications are now open and close September 1.
August 1, 2023
Maryland Center for the Book at Maryland Humanities has selected two books as the “Great Reads from Great Places” for the 2023 National Book Festival of the Library of Congress, August 12 at the Washington Convention Center.
July 20, 2023
One Maryland One Book author Tommy Orange will visit Maryland virtually and in-person for One Maryland One Book 2023. Maryland Humanities also announces community partnerships for the program.
July 18, 2023
Two Maryland students won the gold medal in their categories at National History Day, held June 11–15, 2023 at University of Maryland in College Park. Fourteen other Maryland students received Special Prizes, were awarded Outstanding State Entry, or were selected as Finalists.
June 22, 2023
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