THE 2019-20
GREAT MICHIGAN READ IS:

What the Eyes Don’t See
by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha

CROSSROADS: CHANGE IN RURAL AMERICA

Dundee (Southeast) Monroe County
Venue: Old Mill Museum
September 7–October 13, 2019

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!

GRANT AND PROGRAM WORKSHOP

August 1st 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

 

HUMANITIES GRANTS

Project proposals now being accepted with feedback.
Final grant deadline: August 22

INVESTING IN MICHIGAN’S RICH HERITAGE
THROUGH THE HUMANITIES

Council Support in $

Community Match in $

Events

Projects

Participants

*Fiscal Year 2018

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Latest News

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Michigan Humanities (MH) is pleased to announce the award winners of our inaugural Michigan Humanities Awards 2019. The winners are from Ann Arbor, Harbor Springs, Grand Rapids and Detroit, showing the range of the wonderful humanities work being done in our state....

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