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!
Free, high-quality humanities programs to help libraries serve their communities.
Create, plan, run, and evaluate a humanities-based program or event within your community.
A free brown bag lunch series offering a presentation and discussion on a humanities theme.
Honoring an individual, institution, or group in recognition of exemplary contributions to public humanities in Maine.
Four shows, four themes, and one philosophy professor to get us talking.
Challenge yourself with MHC’s content-rich professional development opportunities.
A national award-winning reading and discussion program for health care professionals.
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
May 26, 2015
Hugh has moved on to his 41st 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... 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: Trustees Auditorium, McLaughlin Science Center, Gould Academy, Bethel
Location: Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport
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