Recently, the Washington, DC, publication The Hill reported on possible plans by the Trump Administration to eliminate federal funding for the arts and humanities. Ever since, we here at the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities (RICH) and our colleagues at the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) have heard from cultural advocates […]
Expansion Arts Program Coordinator 2017-2019 Supported by a collaboration among the Rhode Island Foundation, the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, and the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, the Expansion Arts Program (EAP) offers funding and organizational assistance to community-based, culturally diverse arts and cultural organizations. EAP supports small organizations whose programs and […]
Reading Across Rhode Island, Rhode Island’s only One Book, One State community read program kicks off its 15th year by inviting everyone to join in the reading of Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson.
Congratulations to our newest mini grant awardees! The Council is pleased to announce 6 awards from the November mini-rant cycle totaling $10,500 to the following public humanities projects.
The humanities provide us with the tools to listen deeply, value differing perspectives, and broaden our world views. As 2016 comes to a close it can seem like the days on the calendar are flipping by at warp speed which is why we were honored to spend last week embarking on Sensory Week Newport – […]