The Daily Record has named Maryland Humanities CEO Lindsey Baker to its 2024 listing of Maryland’s Top 100 Women. In its 29th year, Maryland’s Top 100 Women recognizes outstanding achievements by women demonstrated through professional accomplishments, community leadership and mentoring
March 21, 2024
Maryland Humanities is pleased to announce the selection of What Storm, What Thunder by Myriam J.A. Chancy for the 2024 One Maryland One Book program. The Haitian-Canadian-American author’s novel follows a cast of characters during the 2010 earthquake that struck Haiti.
March 12, 2024
Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Howard County, and Montgomery County all boasted students who received commendations from State Senators and Delegates at the Maryland State House in Annapolis for the honors they received at 2023 National History Day State Contest.
February 9, 2024
Maryland Humanities announces a total of $950,000 in general operating funding for 95 Maryland nonprofit organizations ($10,000 per organization) through the Hatza Memorial SHINE (Strengthening the Humanities Investment in Nonprofits for Equity) Grant Program.
December 18, 2023
The Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission (MLTRC) recently appointed Lindsey Baker, Executive Director at Maryland Humanities to the position of Commissioner.
December 7, 2023
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/ 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