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Announcing Third Coast Conversations Grant Recipients

The Michigan Humanities is pleased to announce the communities and organizations awarded $5,000 through the Third Coast Conversations: Dialogues about Water in Michigan program, an initiative made possible by funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities....

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Program and Grant Survey

TAKE OUR SURVEY Share your thoughts on our grants and programs! This 24 question survey will take less than 10 minutes to complete. Please help us review our grants and programs and determine what changes you would like to see in our offerings around the state! As a...

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NEH Chair, Jon Parrish Peede, Visits Michigan

The Detroit Public Library is holding a special session with National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Deputy Chairman Jon Parrish Peede on Thursday, April 12th at 4:30 pm at the Main Branch.  Chairman Peede will be meeting library patrons and guests, and talking...

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Michigan Humanities Receives Two Grants Totaling $140,000

Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs (MCACA) has awarded Michigan Humanities (MH) two grants totaling $140,000. These grants will assist with the funding of two programs produced in partnership between MH and MCACA: the Arts & Humanities Touring...

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PBS Announces Broadcast Premiere for THE VIETNAM WAR

 A Landmark Documentary Event by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ARLINGTON, VA; April 12, 2017  -- THE VIETNAM WAR, a new 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will premiere September 17, 2017, on PBS stations nationwide. The first...

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2017–18 Great Michigan Read Announced

“X: A Novel” by Ilyasah Shabazz and Kekla Magoon Michigan Humanities is announcing the sixth round of Great Michigan Read, a biennial statewide literary program focusing on humanities themes. The Great Michigan Read aims to connect us as Michiganians by deepening our...

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Detroit News Letter: Don’t cut humanities funding

The proposed federal budget calls for elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities — and in turn, the Michigan Humanities. With one decision, 50 years of essential federal-state-local partnerships in Michigan and throughout the nation and its territories...

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