Explore the place where science, art, and the humanities meet.
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.
A national reading-writing contest offered by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress--get your students involved!
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.
A national award-winning reading and discussion program for health care professionals.
Challenge yourself with MHC’s content-rich professional development opportunities.
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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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 1, 2015
The following projects received MHC grants over the past month: $1,000 to “A Closer Perspective: Furthering Access to Native Culture,” Mahoosuc Arts Council, Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce, Bethel The Arts Council, in partnership with the Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce, will work to deepen community engagement... read more
May 1, 2015
By Kate Webber Listen to the full event podcast here. “If not me, then who? If not now, then when?” British actor Emma Watson asked this question in a speech she made in September, 2014 as the United Nations Women Global Goodwill Ambassador. Her words inspired many—perhaps no... read more
Apr 28, 2015
By Janet Lyons, Maine Humanities Council’s Consulting Project Coordinator for Local & Legendary: Maine in the Civil War Jeff Sychterz, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Maine Augusta (Bangor campus), facilitated two energetic Local & Legendary: Maine in the Civil War discussions in Pittsfield this month. Community... read more