The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities welcomes Phoebe Bean, Winnie Brownell, and Angela Renaud to its Board of Directors. The new members bring expertise in the areas of education, library science, leadership development, and community engagement. In addition to the new board members, the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities elected its new board […]
Join us and humanities councils across the nation in telling Congress that the humanities matter. The House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee is currently deliberating the FY 2015 funding bill for the National Endowment for the Humanities and the state humanities councils. Advocate for continued support by signing this letter from the Federation of the State Humanities […]
Archival materials from 40 years of Council funded humanities projects are now available online! Check out the new Digital Library: Special Anniversary Edition, featuring three thematic exhibits: The Lively Experiment, Our Stories, Our Rhode Island, and Place Making. We are delighted to feature a select number of grant products from over four decades of public humanities projects […]
The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities is accepting nominations for the 2014 Tom Roberts Prize for Creative Achievement in the Humanities. Established in 2001 to honor the Council’s founding director, the Tom Roberts Prize is awarded annually to an individual or group whose work is distinguished by an innovative approach to the humanities. The […]
During a press conference at the State House on Wednesday, February 26, the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities announced its Major Grant Awards for 2014. A total of $131,212 was awarded to 18 humanities projects across the State of Rhode Island.