A foreign policy speakers series, offered free of charge to public Maine libraries.
New Books, New Readers puts books in the hands of reluctant adult readers and encourages them to find the joy in reading.
Honoring an individual, institution, or group in recognition of exemplary contributions to public humanities in Maine.
Explore the place where science, art, and the humanities meet.
MHC's Veterans Program offers book groups and related programs to Veterans.
A national reading-writing contest offered by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress--get your students involved!
Four shows, four themes, and one philosophy professor to get us talking.
A national award-winning reading and discussion program for health care professionals.
A free brown bag lunch series offering a presentation and discussion on a humanities theme.
In 2013-14, the MHC gave out $107,938.75 in grant funding.
Here’s how the numbers played out.
Maine towns received grants
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Featured news & announcements
Jan 22, 2015
2015 Prize Luncheon March 30, 2015 | 12:00pm | Richard E. Dyke Center at Husson University, Bangor. During an awards luncheon on Monday, March 30, 2015, the MHC will present Donald Soctomah, tribal historian for the Passamaquoddy tribe, with the Constance H. Carlson Public Humanities Prize. The Prize honors... read more
Jan 28, 2015
Hugh has moved on to his 16th Maine library! Can you guess where he is? For a hint, take a look at this map of all the participating libraries. To submit a guess, please post as a comment on any of MHC’s social media sites. Correct responses will be entered into... read more
Jan 29, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information: Hayden Anderson, Maine Humanities Council, 207-773-5051 February 2, 2015 PORTLAND, Maine – The Maine Humanities Council welcomed three new members to its Board of Directors. New additions include Victoria Bornheimer, a human resource professional; Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko, the director of the... read more
Jan 28, 2015
Maine author Jean Flahive’s Civil War book “Billy Boy: The Sunday Soldier of the 17th Maine,” will be featured in the One Book, One Community discussion as part of Scarborough’s Local & Legendary: Maine in the Civil War project. She was interviewed by Kate Irish Collins in KeepMECurrent.com. Read the... read more