Explore the power of ideas

Using literature, history, philosophy, and culture, the MHC brings people together in conversation that crosses social, economic, and cultural barriers.

Explore what we do

Next year, the MHC will celebrate 20 years of Winter Weekend. Here, we share a few stats in anticipation of that milestone. (And encourage you to listen to all the great Winter Weekend talks from over the years!)

One Hundred Years of Solitude Middlemarch
2,500
Estimated number of people who have attended Winter Weekend
19
Number of novels read at Winter Weekend
32
Number of podcasts of Winter Weekend talks
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Upcoming

Library Programs

Let’s Talk About It

Location: Maine State Library, Augusta

Library Programs

The Zany, Majestic Bard

Location: Thomas Memorial Library

Grants Program

DaPonte Downeast

Location: Blue Hill Public Library

Grants Program

DaPonte Downeast

Location: Henry D. Moore Parish House and Library