ANNOUNCING THE 2021-22 GREAT MICHIGAN READ

The Women of the Copper Country, by Mary Doria Russell

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

MICHIGAN HUMANITIES AWARDS

Call for Nominations

VOICES AND VOTES: DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA

Visit the new Smithsonian exhibit at Artworks in Big Rapids

March 29, 2021 – May 7, 2021

TOURING GRANTS

Open now through May 31.

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MICHIGAN HUMANITIES IMPACT 2020

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Council Support in $

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Community Match in $

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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.

LATEST NEWS

Michigan Humanities Announces Poetry Out Loud State Champion

Michigan Humanities Announces Poetry Out Loud State Champion

Michigan Humanities and the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs announce that Madison Ganzak, a senior at Roosevelt High School in Wyandotte, is the 2021 Michigan Poetry Out Loud State Champion. Madison’s Poetry Out Loud teachers at Roosevelt High School...

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Michigan Humanities Announces Poetry Out Loud State Finals

Michigan Humanities Announces Poetry Out Loud State Finals

Michigan high school students showcase passion for poetry in statewide competition Okemos, Michigan—Michigan Humanities and the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs announce the 2021 State Finals for Poetry Out Loud. The competition, presented in partnership...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

april

29marAll Day07mayVoices and Votes: Democracy in America hosted by Artworks Big RapidsEvent Type:Museum on Main StreetVenue City:Big Rapids

29apr6:00 pm7:00 pmVirtual EventGreat Michigan Read virtual author tour event: East LansingEvent Type:Great Michigan Read

may

29marAll Day07mayVoices and Votes: Democracy in America hosted by Artworks Big RapidsEvent Type:Museum on Main StreetVenue City:Big Rapids

15may(may 15)12:00 pm26jun(jun 26)4:00 pmVoices and Votes: Democracy In America Hosted By The Michigan Military Heritage Museum and the Lost Railway MuseumEvent Type:Museum on Main StreetVenue City:Grass Lake

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