Nearly 600 middle and high school students submitted projects online to present their extensive historical research at the 2020 Maryland History Day competition. The competition, virtual this year, is the culmination of a year-long program from Maryland Humanities.
May 29, 2020
Maryland Humanities announces the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act Emergency Relief Grants, a new funding opportunity for Maryland nonprofits who offer humanities programming as a significant part of their mission. The application deadlin is May 11 at 11:59 P.M.
April 30, 2020
The Maryland Coast Dispatch spoke with Sarah Mason, our 2020 Maryland High School Middle School Teacher of the Year.
April 13, 2020
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