The Council recently awarded $13,895 in mini grants to the following humanities projects. Congratulations to our grantees!
CELEBRATION OF THE HUMANITIES: Thursday, October 8, 2015
The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities will honor Roger Mandle, art historian, curator, and former president of the Rhode Island School of Design, Consuelo Sherba, founder and co-artistic director of Aurea, Rhode Island’s Shellfish: An Ecological History – University of Rhode Island, and Matthew Lawrence, writer, editor, curator, and founder of Not About the Buildings, at the 2015 Celebration of the Humanities.
Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, in partnership with Rhode Island Latino Arts, has been selected to receive a competitive Latino Americans: 500 Years of History grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA).
New Council board member Dr. Touba Ghadessi of Wheaton College spoke about what drew her to Rhode Island and the value of the humanities here at a recent Humanities Happy Hour hosted by fellow board members Lauren K. Drury and Kyle Zambarano and sponsored by Adler Pollock & Sheehan. Read her remarks here.
The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities welcomes Sharon Collier, Touba Ghadessi, Gina McDonald, Jean Patiky, and John Simmonds to its Board of Directors. The new members bring expertise in the areas of scholarship, technology, finance, leadership development, arts, and community engagement.
Dr. William Adams, the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), joined U.S. Senator Jack Reed and staff and board members from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities to announce the Council’s Major Grants on Monday, April 13.
APRIL 15, 2015 The Rhode Island Historical Society has launched an ambitious project to tell the story of Rhode Island’s blacks in the 20th century, funded in part by the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities.
The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities has received a $12,602 grant from TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank® to support Rhode Island Center for the Book’s Kids Reading Across Rhode Island, a summer reading initiative for students in grades 3-6 that encourages students across the state to read one particular book and engage in community discussions and programs.
Please join us on Monday, April 13 at the Providence Public Library when the Council will be joined by special guests Senator Jack Reed and National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman William Adams to announce nearly $130,000 awarded to 14 humanities projects that span Rhode Island. Come celebrate and learn more about these Council-funded initiatives […]
The Council recently awarded $8,200 to the following humanities projects…