Maryland Humanities honored winners, runners- up and over one hundred finalists at the Letters About Literature statewide ceremony on May 4. Students participate in Letters About Literature by writing to the author of a book, poem, short story, essay, or speech.
May 10, 2019
Maryland Humanities is pleased to welcome Christine (Chris) Stewart and Isabella Altherr as the Program Officer and Program Assistant, respectively, for Maryland History Day, Chautauqua, and Veterans Oral History Project.
May 6, 2019
Maryland Humanities is pleased to award a total of $5,200 in mini grant funding to organizations in Maryland’s Capital Region, Southern Maryland, and Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
April 18, 2019
We pleased to announce the selection of What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resilience, and Hope in an American City by Mona Hanna-Attisha for the 2019 One Maryland One Book program. Dr. Hanna-Attisha, a pediatrician, helped expose and make known the lead in Flint, Michigan’s water.
March 28, 2019
The Laurel Leader (part of Baltimore Sun Media Group) featured our Veterans Book Group that meets at Montpelier Arts Center in Laurel, MD.
SpinSheet Magazine, a Chesapeake Bay sailing publication, highlighted our upcoming Museum on Main Street tour! Water/Ways -- a traveling Smithsonian exhibition -- comes to Maryland in May.
Book Riot highlighted our Literary Mount Vernon Walking Tour in their overview of Baltimore's literary attractions.
March 6, 2019
The Carroll County Times interviewed Dorothy Stoltz, Director for Community Engagement for the Carroll County Public Library. Stoltz spoke about our One Maryland One Book program and how it inspired Carroll One Book.
February 25, 2019
Humanities magazine (the magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities) highlighted one our grantees, The Maryland Odyssey Project & Symposium, in a feature article.
February 15, 2019
State Senators and Delegates recognized 21 outstanding Maryland middle and high school history scholars at the Maryland State House in Annapolis on January 28, 2019. The students were acknowledged for awards or honors they received at the 2018 National History Day competition.
January 31, 2019