The Council is pleased to start the new year with the announcement of our recent mini grant awardees.
The steering committee of Catalyzing Newport argue for the important role Rhode Island’s history and heritage should play in creating a new tourism and business attraction campaign for the state. This op-ed appeared in The Providence Journal on November 2, 2015.
The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities honored Roger Mandle, art historian, curator, and former president of the Rhode Island School of Design, Consuelo Sherba, co-founder and artistic director of Aurea, Rhode Island’s Shellfish: An Ecological History – University of Rhode Island, and Matthew Lawrence, writer, editor, curator, and founder of Not About the Buildings […]
The Council recently awarded over $13,800 to seven public humanities projects across the state. Congratulations to our grantees!
Elizabeth Francis and James Ludes write about Senator Claiborne Pell’s legislative process and the humanities as we mark the 50th Anniversary of the NEH in an op-ed that appeared on the Congress Blog of The Hill, the Capitol Hill newspaper, on October 9, 2015.