The Maryland Humanities Council (MHC) has awarded grants to five nonprofit organizations in the first round of its new special grant program, the Humanities Fund for Baltimore. Nonprofit organizations that received support are Afrikan Youth Alchemy; CityLit Project; the University of Maryland, Balti
January 11, 2016
The Maryland Humanities Council (MHC) has awarded major grants to eight nonprofit organizations in its recent grant cycle for public humanities programs. Nonprofit organizations that received support are the Baltimore Museum of Industry; Black Mental Health Alliance for Education and Consultation;
December 22, 2015
A $225,000 grant from the National Endowment from the Humanities awarded to the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Maryland, College Park and the Maryland Humanities Council will fund a series of public programs that are designed to explore the way citizens of Baltimore are thinking
December 15, 2015
The Maryland Humanities Council (MHC) is pleased to announce that it was presented with a Schwartz Prize for outstanding work in humanities programming by the Federation of State Humanities Councils on Friday, November 6 at the 2015 National Humanities Conference in St. Louis, Missouri.
November 16, 2015
The Maryland Humanities Council (MHC) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications to its new special grant program, the Humanities Fund for Baltimore.
November 9, 2015
The Maryland Humanities Council (MHC) welcomed five new leaders to its Board of Directors at its recent annual fall retreat on October 9. New additions include a former chair of the Maryland State Board of Education with an extensive educational background, an attorney-turned-community advocate...
October 27, 2015
The Maryland Humanities Council welcomed five new leaders to its Board of Directors at its recent annual fall retreat on October 17, 2014. New additions include a communications and public relations professional, Chamber of Commerce president, a private equity analyst, a retiree with a business and
Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America, a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition, is currently touring the state through a partnership with the Maryland Humanities Council (MHC). The Howard County Historical Society Museum, the final stop on its tour, welcomes the public on September 19th...
September 14, 2015
We will welcome 2015 One Maryland One Book author Daniel James Brown to Maryland from September 27–30 for a six-stop statewide tour to speak about his New York Times bestselling book, The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Brown will start...
August 5, 2015
In support of One Maryland One Book, a program promoting reading and discussion activities throughout the state, the Maryland Humanities Council (MHC) has recently been awarded several grants from corporate and foundation partners: $10,000 from BGE, $10,000 from the Nora Roberts Foundation, $5,000 f
July 22, 2015