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
Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America, a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition, is currently touring the state through a partnership with the Maryland Humanities Council. The Galesville Community Center, the fourth stop on its tour, welcomes the public to join them on July 25th at 11:00...
July 20, 2015
Nearly 3,000 students representing schools from throughout the United States, surrounding territories, and countries around the world gathered at the University of Maryland, College Park to compete in the 2015 Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Competition. Sixty-seven exceptional students
June 23, 2015
The Maryland Humanities Council is pleased to announce that RaeLynne Snyder of Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPSS) was honored with the HISTORY® Award for Service at the culmination of the 2015 Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Competition on June 18, 2015. The HISTORY® Award for Service, sp
June 22, 2015
The Maryland Humanities Council (MHC) is pleased to welcome two new staff members to its team: Jessica Wichmann, who will serve as its Communications Officer, and Jessica Dupont, who will serve as Program Coordinator for grants and its Museum on Main Street program.
June 17, 2015
Free and open to the public, live local musical and theatrical acts open each show. Living history performances by actors/scholars are followed by question and answer sessions, which spark spirited conversation and provide educational family fun. Audiences will hear from the voices of the fastest..
June 3, 2015