Four shows, four themes, and one philosophy professor to get us talking.
A foreign policy speakers series, offered free of charge to public Maine libraries.
A national award-winning reading and discussion program for health care professionals.
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 free brown bag lunch series offering a presentation and discussion on a humanities theme.
New Books, New Readers puts books in the hands of reluctant adult readers and encourages them to find the joy in reading.
A national reading-writing contest offered by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress--get your students involved!
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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Feb 19, 2015
Hugh’s 23rd visit was to the Mechanic Falls Public Library! From the library: “The murals in our children’s section were done by two sisters, Whitney and Hallie Frost who were 14 & 11 at the time in 2012. The inner room is painted like a castle and the outer... read more
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
Mar 2, 2015
Hugh has moved on to his 27th Maine library! 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 a raffle drawing for a set... read more
Feb 25, 2015
Hugh’s 26th mystery site was the Acton Public Library! From the library: “Our little one-room library used to be a one-room school house! We help carry the tradition of the Boston Post Cane, have a large, framed map of York County dated 1856 by J.L. Smith and Co. and... read more