A national reading-writing contest offered by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress--get your students involved!
Challenge yourself with MHC’s content-rich professional development opportunities.
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.
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.
Create, plan, run, and evaluate a humanities-based program or event within your community.
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!
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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Mar 23, 2015
Hugh’s 33rd mystery visit was to the Jesup Memorial Library in Bar Harbor! Facebook Twitter hashtag #HughManatees Instagram Pinterest Read more
Mar 4, 2015
Hugh’s 28th site was the Falmouth Memorial Library! From the library: “The area around our front sign has several feet of snow around it, so Hugh stayed inside during his visit. He did enjoy the telescope as you can see in the photo. Then he spent some time... read more
Mar 3, 2015
Executive Director Hayden Anderson was interviewed for an article in Indian Country Today highlighting Donald Soctomah, 2015 recipient of the Constance H. Carlson Prize. This is the Maine Humanities Council’s highest honor, and is awarded to an individual, institution, or group in recognition of exemplary contributions to public humanities in... 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