We are pleased to announce the selection of THE ISLAND OF SEA WOMEN: A NOVEL by Lisa See for the 2020 One Maryland One Book program. The novel follows the decades-long friendship of two haenyeo (female divers) from Jeju Island in Korea.
March 31, 2020
Maryland Humanities and National History Day are pleased to honor Fruitland teacher Sarah Mason and Hurlock teacher M. Scott Baker with award nominations. Mason teaches at Bennett Middle School in Wicomico County and Baker teaches at North Dorchester High School.
The Garrett County Republican featured the Garrett County District History Day contest. For Maryland History Day, to advance to the state contest, participants must place in their district contest.
The Board of Directors of Maryland Humanities has named an Acting Executive Director while continuing the national search to fulfill the role permanently. In her final action as head of the organization, outgoing Executive Director Phoebe Stein announced a Senior Program Officer.
March 2, 2020
Baltimore Magazine interviewed Phoebe Stein about her time at Maryland Humanities, what she'll take with her, and what's next.
The Calvert Recorder featured our 2019—2020 Museum on Main Street exhibition, Water/Ways, at Calvert Library as well as the library's own programming. This is the exhibition's final stop in Maryland.
February 18, 2020
State Senators and Delegates recognized 17 outstanding Maryland middle and high school history scholars at the Maryland State House in Annapolis on January 27, 2020. The students were acknowledged for awards or honors they received at the 2019 National History Day competition.
January 30, 2020
Bay Weekly features Water/Ways at Calvert Libary. Water/Ways is a Smithsonian exhibition touring Maryland through our Museum on Main Street program: Calvert Library is the final stop of the Water/Ways tour.
January 27, 2020
The Chronicle of Higher Education published a Letter to the Editor about the public humanities by Maryland Humanities Executive Director Phoebe Stein and Frostburg University President Ronald Nowaczyk. Stein and Nowaczyk.
January 9, 2020
The Daily Times highlights our two December 2019 grants to Eastern Shore organizations. They are Wicomico Public Libraries and Salisbury Middle School, both located in Wicomico County.