MHC's Veterans Program offers book groups and related programs to Veterans.
Create, plan, run, and evaluate a humanities-based program or event within your community.
Four shows, four themes, and one philosophy professor to get us talking.
Explore the place where science, art, and the humanities meet.
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.
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
Apr 3, 2015
Donald Soctomah is the recipient of the 2015 Constance H. Carlson Public Humanities Prize. Mr. Soctomah serves as Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township in Maine. In that and other roles, he has worked to steward and protect native culture and lands through resource... read more
May 27, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information: Leah Kuehn, Maine Humanities Council, 207-773-5051 May 20, 2015 PORTLAND, Maine – The Maine Humanities Council is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Letters About Literature contest. Elizabeth “Lacey” Brune of the Center for Teaching and Learning won the... read more
May 26, 2015
This coverage of a Maine Humanities Council grant project was published May 21, 2015 on Fosters.com. “ALFRED – The Friends of Alfred Shaker Museum (FASM) and the Sanford-Springvale Historical Society are sponsoring a series of speakers on four Sunday afternoons during the coming tourist season. The guest speakers... read more
May 26, 2015
By Janet Lyons, Maine Humanities Council’s Consulting Project Coordinator for Local & Legendary: Maine in the Civil War Visitors to the Washburn-Norlands Living History Center may have felt like time travelers when they stepped out of their cars on the beautiful spring evening of Monday, May 18. Young men... read more
Location: Presque Isle Civil War Monument, Fairmount Cemetery
Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport