The Humanities Council recognizes lifetime and creative achievement, innovation, and public humanities scholarship through the Celebration of the Humanities a fully accessible virtual event and small, purposeful gatherings, which provide humanities experiences that raises vital funds through sponsorships and donations to support the Council’s work with communities across the state. To date, the Council has honored more than 40 humanities leaders. Proceeds from the event support culture, history, education, and civic engagement in our state.
The 2022 Celebration of the Humanities will feature our signature awards, roundtable discussion with honorees moderated by Ana González of WNYC, and feature a keynote address by Mónica Guzmán. The program will air on YouTube September 22, 2022 at 7:00pm EST. Registration is free. Sponsorship opportunities detailed below.
2022 Honorees include the following. Click here to learn more about the 2022 honorees and keynote speaker.
Joan Abrams, Honorary Chairs’ Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Humanities
Josh Short, Tom Roberts Prize for Creative Achievement in the Humanities
Haus of Glitter and The Historical Fantasy of Esek Hopkins, Innovation in the Humanities Award
The Dorr Rebellion Project Website, Public Humanities Scholar Award
Sponsorship & Tickets:
An individual ticket to the virtual Celebration of the Humanities on September 22 is free.
All sponsors will receive a copy of Mónica Guzmán’s book I Never Thought of It That Way: How to Have Fearlessly Curious Conversations in Dangerously Divided Times. Make sure to fill in your mailing address in the form below in order to claim your copy. Sponsors at $1,000+ will receive multiple copies, see form for details. Opportunities for logo/listing and ads are available from the $300+ level of sponsorship.
Note: When filling out the form, email is required for registration. A mailing address is required for sponsors in order to ship the book.