In mid-May the Council launched three new Providence tours offering engaging ways to explore the city’s East Side, Downtown, and West Side. Rhode Tour is a joint initiative of the Council, Brown University’s Center for Public Humanities & Cultural Heritage, and the Rhode Island Historical Society that brings history to life through stories, sounds, and images. […]
On Tuesday, the White House released its budget request for 2018. And as expected, it calls for the elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and other vital cultural programs. The administration is requesting $42 million for the NEH: an amount that represents the expenses required to shut down the agency and to honor preexisting […]
May 19, 2017 – The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities will honor Judge Judith C. Savage, Len Cabral, the Little Compton Historical Society, and Valerie Tutson at the 2017 Celebration of the Humanities. Judge Judith C. Savage, former RI Superior Court Judge and Distinguished Jurist in Residence at Roger Williams University School of Law, will […]
May 15, 2017 – The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities welcomes nine new members to its Board of Directors including Christina Bevilacqua, C. Alexander Chiulli, Esq., Elaine B. Fain, MD, Michael R. Fein, PhD, Jessica Kowal, Kenneth C. Newman, Julie Nora, PhD, Jonathan Stevens, and David Syroney, Esq., CTFA. The new members bring expertise […]
The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities is looking for a part-time Administrative Coordinator to join our team in early July 2017!