Maryland Humanities announces a total of $500,000 in general operating funding for 50 Maryland nonprofit organizations ($10,000 per organization). Recipients of a grant from the organization’s SHINE (Strengthening the Humanities Investment in Nonprofits for Equity) Program.
December 2, 2022
Maryland Humanities welcomes seven new members to the the organization's Board of Directors. They hail from Baltimore County, Howard County, Montgomery County, Somerset County, and St. Mary’s County.
October 20, 2022
One Maryland One Book 2022 Author Naima Coster appeared on the WYPR show, Midday, to talk about WHAT'S MINE AND YOURS. The tour kicks off October 2.
September 30, 2022
Angela Roberts of the Frederick News-Post interviewed our One Maryland One Book 2022 Author, Naima Coster. The Author Tour kicks off October 2: Coster will visit Frederick on October 4 at 7:00 p.m.
Southern Maryland Newspapers the opening of our Museum on Main Street tour, CROSSROADS: CHANGE IN RURAL AMERICA, on Serenity Farm in Benedict. This is the tour's first stop in Maryland.
Maryland Humanities is pleased to welcome three new staff members. Alexandra Cenatus joins the team as Director of Programs; Aditya Desai as Program Officer in charge of literary programming; and Lou Williams as Operations Manager.
September 1, 2022
One Maryland One Book author Naima Coster will visit five counties and Baltimore City October 2–5 to speak about her book, "What's Mine and Yours."
August 18, 2022
"Crossroads: Change in Rural America", a traveling Smithsonian Institution exhibition, is opening at Serenity Farm in Benedict on September 8. The farm serves as the first venue of a five-stop tour of the state, presented through Maryland Humanities’ Museum on Main Street program.
August 8, 2022
Maryland Humanities will now provide general operating support grants to humanities-focused Maryland nonprofits. With initial seed funding of $500,000 from the State of Maryland, the SHINE (Strengthening the Humanities Investment in Nonprofits for Equity) Grants program launches this fall.
July 13, 2022
Six Maryland students won a Gold, Medal, or Bronze Medal at National History Day, held virtually June 12–18, 2022. Thirteen Maryland Students Special Prizes, were awarded Outstanding State Entry, or were selected as a Finalist.
June 23, 2022