Over the past six years, in cooperation with the Rhode Island Foundation (RIF) and the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA), the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities has collected information from our grantees via the Cultural Data Project, now called DataArts, to help us better understand the health and economic impact of […]
On Thursday, October 5, 2017 – the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities honored Judge Judith C. Savage, former RI Superior Court Judge and distinguished Jurist in Residence at Roger Williams School of Law, Len Cabral, International Storyteller, Little Compton Historical Society’s “If Jane Should Want to Be Sold” exhibit and programs, and Valerie Tutson, […]
Congratulations to the final two Mini Grant awardees of the FY17 funding cycle. The Council is pleased to announce two awards, totaling $4,000 to the following public humanities projects. Mini Grant to Nonprofit Congregation Beth Shalom, $2,000 to Aliyah from Rhode Island: A Photo-Text Exhibit and Panel Discussion Funds support the development and installation of […]
Judge Savage to receive 2017 Honorary Chairs’ Award for lifetime Achievement in the Humanities at Celebration of the Humanities on October 5.
Author, Taylor M. Polites This October, the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities invites all Rhode Islanders to support culture in our communities at their annual celebration. This year, the Council is focusing on proximity in culture-making, the closeness that results from investigating and sharing our human story. Storytelling is an important part of my […]