A free brown bag lunch series offering a presentation and discussion on a humanities theme.
A national reading-writing contest offered by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress--get your students involved!
New Books, New Readers puts books in the hands of reluctant adult readers and encourages them to find the joy in reading.
Create, plan, run, and evaluate a humanities-based program or event within your community.
A foreign policy speakers series, offered free of charge to public Maine libraries.
Challenge yourself with MHC’s content-rich professional development opportunities.
Explore the place where science, art, and the humanities meet.
Let’s Talk About It is offered free of charge to public Maine libraries. We would love to have your library involved!
MHC's Veterans Program offers book groups and related programs to Veterans.
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 30, 2015
Do you love history? Do you support dynamic hands-on projects for students? Then we are looking for you! Sign up now to be a judge for the 2015 Maine National History Day competition, to be held at UMaine in Orono, on Saturday, March 28. Whether you’ve been a... 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