MICHIGAN HUMANITIES AWARDS 2019

Nominees for our Statewide Humanities Awards are now being accepted!

2019 MICHIGAN POETRY OUT LOUD CHAMPION

Tajah-Rayne Davise from Calumet High School.
(Photo Credit: David Trumpie)

WATER/WAYS

LAST CHANCE:
Owosso (East Central) Shiawassee
Arts Center
February 23 – April 7, 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!

SAVE THE DATE

Grant Workshop
Central Michigan University
May 8, 11 am – 2 pm
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More information coming soon!

TOURING GRANTS

Application is open until April 1 for events March 1 – May 31, 2019

 

INVESTING IN MICHIGAN’S RICH HERITAGE
THROUGH THE HUMANITIES

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Community Match in $

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Latest News

2019 Michigan Poetry Out Loud Champion

Tajah-Rayne Davise from Calumet High School has been named the 2019 Poetry Out Loud State Champion for Michigan after completing three rounds of the annual recitation competition at the Lansing Crowne Plaza on Friday, March 1, and Saturday, March 2. Davise took top...

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Rural America Examined in New Smithsonian Exhibit

Michigan Humanities is pleased to announce the selected host sites for the 2019–2020 tour of a national Smithsonian Institution exhibition, “Crossroads: Change in Rural America,” which explores the past, present, and future of rural American communities. Since 1900,...

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