2020 Michigan Humanities Awards

WHO WE ARE

 

WHO WE ARE

Our Mission

To inspire us to come together in creative and freely expressed ways to deepen our understanding of ourselves and enrich our communities.

Our Vision

We are a sustainable, passionate, unifying force that is the humanities leader throughout the state.

Pillars

• Build awareness and excitement for humanities in everyday life.
• Achieve best practices and sustainability for all humanities programs and services in Michigan.

Values

• Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity
• Discovery and understanding
• Authentic conversation
• Respectful collaboration
• Meaningful Experiences

Belief Statement

We invest in the people of Michigan by creating and sustaining humanities programs that provide us with a deeper understanding of the past, the tools for stronger analysis of the present, or a more informed vision for the future.

Programs, Grants and More

As part of our mission, the Michigan Humanities awards grants for public humanities and cultural programs; conducts public humanities and cultural projects of statewide importance; initiates collaborations and partnerships to broaden and strengthen the organizational and institutional base for the humanities in Michigan; and provides the humanities with leadership and a public voice in Michigan. Learn more about Grant Writing with this video.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ACTION GRANTS

Apply for funding to support your Humanities related programming!

MICHIGAN HUMANITIES BLOG

Read our latest blog post about this year’s Poetry Out Loud video recitation contest.

GREAT MICHIGAN READ

A virtual author tour with Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha is underway across Michigan. Join us for the next event.

INVESTING IN MICHIGAN’S RICH HERITAGE
THROUGH THE HUMANITIES

Council Support in $

Community Match in $

Events

Projects

Participants

Council Support in $

Community Match in $

Events

Projects

Participants

*Fiscal Year 2019

Latest News

Michigan Humanities Announces Statewide Virtual Awards!

Michigan Humanities Announces Statewide Virtual Awards!

Michigan Humanities Council is pleased to announce the 2020 Michigan Humanities Awards, presented virtually on Thursday, September 17 at 7 pm.  In partnership with Under the Radar Michigan, awards are presented to humanities professionals from across the state. For...

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Job Posting: Programs and Communications Coordinator

Job Posting: Programs and Communications Coordinator

THIS POSTING IS NOW CLOSED. Updated July 30, 2020. - - - - - - - - - - POSITION TITLE: Programs & Communications Coordinator REPORTS TO: President/CEO STATUS: Non-Exempt /19 hours per week / At Will. Employee benefits include pro-rated paid time off (PTO), and...

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Upcoming Events

september

23sep6:00 pmVirtual EventGreat Michigan Read virtual author tour event: JacksonEvent Type:Great Michigan Read

30sep7:00 pmVirtual EventGreat Michigan Read virtual author tour event: KalamazooEvent Type:Great Michigan Read

october

01oct7:00 pm8:00 pmVirtual EventBridging Michigan: Dr. Paul Elam & Troy Rienstra in conversationEvent Type:Bridging Michigan

15oct10:00 am12:00 pmMichigan Humanities Board of Directors MeetingEvent Type:Michigan Humanities Events

19oct7:00 pmVirtual EventGreat Michigan Read virtual author tour event: Grand RapidsEvent Type:Great Michigan Read

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