Four shows, four themes, and one philosophy professor to get us talking.
Let’s Talk About It is offered free of charge to public Maine libraries. We would love to have your library involved!
Explore the place where science, art, and the humanities meet.
A national reading-writing contest offered by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress--get your students involved!
A national award-winning reading and discussion program for health care professionals.
A foreign policy speakers series, offered free of charge to public Maine libraries.
Create, plan, run, and evaluate a humanities-based program or event within your community.
Challenge yourself with MHC’s content-rich professional development opportunities.
Honoring an individual, institution, or group in recognition of exemplary contributions to public humanities in Maine.
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
Hugh has moved on to his 17th 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 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