A foreign policy speakers series, offered free of charge to public Maine libraries.
Four shows, four themes, and one philosophy professor to get us talking.
New Books, New Readers puts books in the hands of reluctant adult readers and encourages them to find the joy in reading.
A national award-winning reading and discussion program for health care professionals.
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!
Challenge yourself with MHC’s content-rich professional development opportunities.
A national reading-writing contest offered by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress--get your students involved!
Create, plan, run, and evaluate a humanities-based program or event within your community.
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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Dec 17, 2014
Hugh has moved on to his fifth 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... read more
Dec 12, 2014
Joyce Hedlund is a member of the Maine Humanities Council Board of Directors Originally published in the Bangor Daily News on December 12, 2014. BANGOR, Maine — The former president of Washington County Community College will take the reins as president of the University of Maine at Machias on... read more
Dec 9, 2014
This article appeared on CentralMaine.com on December 5, 2014. AUGUSTA — Maine actor, producer and playwright David Greenham brings his stage to the Maine State Museum, 230 State St., at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, for a one-man show “Maine at Work.” The performance is free of charge,... read more
Dec 3, 2014
This article was published in the Sun Journal on December 3, 2014. MECHANIC FALLS — The Mechanic Falls Public Library has been selected by the Maine Humanities Council to offer “Let’s Talk About It,” a free reading and discussion group with copies of books available through the library. This... read more