Rhode Island Council for the Humanities hosts its annual Celebration of the Humanities each October to mark National Arts & Humanities Month. The event celebrates the people and projects that make Rhode Island a vital place to live, and recognizes the work of extraordinary members of Rhode Island’s public humanities community. Proceeds from the event support culture, history, education, and civic engagement in our state.
2017 CELEBRATION OF THE HUMANITIES
The Council will honor Judge Judith C. Savage, Len Cabral, the Little Compton Historical Society, and Valerie Tutson at the 2017 Celebration of the Humanities. Each of these outstanding leaders inspired out 2017 theme, Proximity, highlighting how the humanities bring us together–through stories that make connection not widen differences, conversations the bring people and communities closer, and affirmation of our shared civic values.
2016 CELEBRATION OF THE HUMANITIES
Thanks to our generous sponsors and guests the 2016 Celebration of the Humanities was a huge success raising over $80,000 for public humanities programs and project across the state. Click here to read more about the event and enjoy the video below.