MICHIGAN HUMANITIES AWARDS 2020
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Honoring Humanities Work throughout Michigan

CROSSROADS: CHANGE IN RURAL AMERICA

Reed City (Central) Osceola County
Reed City Depot, 200 N. Chestnut St
February 1–March 15, 2020

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!

ARTS & HUMANITIES TOURING GRANT APPLICATION

Apply for funding to support arts and culture programming

GREAT MICHIGAN READ KICK-OFF

Become a 2019-20
Great Michigan Read Partner

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

Shelly Hendrick Kasprzycki Featured in Fall Humanities Magazine

Shelly Hendrick Kasprzycki Featured in Fall Humanities Magazine

The Great Recession hit Shelly Hendrick Kasprzycki’s hometown of Jackson, Michigan, hard. Before she became president and CEO of Michigan Humanities, she was director of Greater Jackson Habitat for Humanities and witnessed firsthand how the city’s working poor were...

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2019-20 Great Michigan Read to launch in Flint

2019-20 Great Michigan Read to launch in Flint

Michigan Humanities’ statewide program features “What the Eyes Don’t See,” by Mona Hanna-Attisha Communities across the state are invited to take part in Michigan Humanities’ 2019-20 Great Michigan Read, a statewide reading and discussion program featuring the book...

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Registration open for statewide high school poetry competition

Registration open for statewide high school poetry competition

Michigan Humanities has opened registration for the 2019-20 Poetry Out Loud program, a poetry recitation competition for high school students. Poetry Out Loud helps students learn about poetry while mastering public speaking skills and building self-confidence. “We...

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Michigan Humanities Statewide Awards Announced

Michigan Humanities Statewide Awards Announced

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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Upcoming Events

february

01febAll Day15marCrossroads: Change in Rural America–Reed CityEvent Type:Museum on Main Street Venue City: Reed City

march

01febAll Day15marCrossroads: Change in Rural America–Reed CityEvent Type:Museum on Main Street Venue City: Reed City

13mar(mar 13)2:30 pm14(mar 14)11:00 amMichigan Poetry Out Loud State FinalsEvent Type:Poetry Out Loud Venue City: Lansing

19mar11:59 pmHumanities Grant Spring DeadlineEvent Type:Grant & Program Deadlines,Humanities Grants

21marAll Day03mayCrossroads: Change in Rural America–Rogers CityEvent Type:Museum on Main Street Venue City: Rogers City

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