The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities has published the 2022 Rhode Island Civic Health Index. This report serves as the state’s first-ever Civic Health Index, an initiative led by the Humanities Council in partnership with the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and the Rhode Island Department of State with funding from the National Endowment […]
Culture is Key: Advisory Committee
The members of the Advisory Committee for the Council’s Culture is Key initiative include leaders in cultural participation, journalism, data and strategy, and community engagement. As advisors for Culture is Key, these individuals will work closely with Fellow Julia Lazarus and offer advice and capacity building for ongoing pilot projects. Read on to learn more […]
CULTURE IS KEY
Culture is Key: Strengthening Rhode Island’s Civic Health through Cultural Participation The Humanities Council has supported civic education through our grants and partnerships for decades. In 2020-2021, the Council undertook Culture Is Key, an initiative to understand, test, and evaluate the role of cultural participation on our state’s civic health. Culture Is Key is supported […]
RI Arts and Culture Research Fellowship
The breadth and depth of Rhode Island’s creative landscape is considered one of the state’s greatest assets and one of the most vibrant in the United States. The Rhode Island Arts and Culture Research Fellowship is designed to research, write, collect and connect stories of significant visual artists, performers, and writers past and present who […]
(Press)ed Podcast Series
(Press)ed: A Podcast About The Media, Fake News, And The Future Of Our Democracy
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PELL HUMANITIES INITIATIVE
Rhode Island celebrates 50 years of the NEH
A statewide mobile app that offers stories about the power of place, by and about Rhode Islanders.
Convenes organizations and citizens to create the basis for resilient, sustainable, and innovative communities.
RI EXPANSION ARTS
Provides funding and organizational assistance to community-based, culturally diverse arts and cultural organizations across the state.