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State Humanities Councils

Logos of the 56 state and jurisdictional humanities councils, 2012

Logos of the 56 state and jurisdictional humanities councils, 2012. Click on image to enlarge.

Assembled from state humanities council information by Meg Ferris, Federal/State Partnership

 

The 56 humanities councils located in all U.S. states and jurisdictions support local humanities programs and events. The state humanities councils are funded in part by the federal government through NEH's Federal/State Partnership Office. They also receive funding from private donations, foundations, corporations, and, in some cases, state government.

Stories about the work of state humanities council are on the Federal/State Partnership page. Articles about the public humanities programming by state humanities councils appear in most issues of Humanities, as do articles about council executives. Bios of all the council executives are also available on this website. To find out more about the humanities councils near you, browse the alphabetical listing by state, below.


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View a printable contact list of all the state and jurisdictional humanities councils.

Alabama
Alabama Humanities Foundation
1100 Ireland Way, Suite 202
Birmingham, AL 35205-7001
(205) 558-3980 / (205) 558-3981 (fax)
alabamahumanities.org
Board chair: Guin Robinson
Executive: Armand DeKeyser
Alaska
Alaska Humanities Forum
161 East 1st Avenue, Door 15
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907) 272-5341 / (907) 272-3979 (fax)
akhf.org
Board chair: Joan Braddock
Executive: Nina Kemppel
American Samoa
Amerika Samoa Humanities Council
P.O. Box 5800
Pago Pago, AS 96799
(684) 633-4870 / (684) 633-4873 (fax)
ashcouncil.org
Amerika Samoa Humanities Council Board chair: Iuli Alexander Godinet
Executive: Niualama Taifane
Arizona
Arizona Humanities
The Ellis-Shackelford House
1242 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 257-0335 / (602) 257-0392 (fax)
azhumanities.org
Board chair: Maire Simington
Executive: Brenda M. Thomson
Arkansas
Arkansas Humanities Council
407 President Clinton Avenue, #201
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 320-5761 / (501) 537-4550 (fax)
arkhums.org
Arkansas Humanities Council Board chair: Mark Christ
Executive: Paul S. Austin
California
Cal Humanities
312 Sutter Street, Suite 601
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 391-1474 / (415) 391-1312 (fax)
calhum.org
Board chair: Margaret Shelleda
Interim Executive: Christina Sutherland
Colorado
Colorado Humanities
7935 East Prentice Avenue, Suite 450
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
(303) 894-7951 / (303) 864-9361 (fax)
coloradohumanities.org
Board chair: William Wei
Executive: Margaret A. Coval
Connecticut
Connecticut Humanities
37 Broad Street
Middletown, CT 06457
(860) 685-2260 / (860) 685-7597 (fax)
cthumanities.org
Board chair: Sally Whipple
Executive: Douglas G. Fisher
Delaware
Delaware Humanities Forum
100 West 10th Street, Suite 1009
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 657-0650 / (302) 657-0655 (fax)
dehumanities.org
Board chair: Curtis Bounds
Executive: Marilyn Whittington
District Of Columbia
Humanities Council Washington, DC
925 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 387-8393 / (202) 387-8149 (fax)
wdchumanities.org
Board chair: Bradford C. Grant
Executive: Joy Ford Austin
Florida
Florida Humanities Council
599 2nd Street S
St. Petersburg, FL 33701-5005
(727) 873-2000 / (727) 873-2014 (fax)
flahum.org
Board chair: Steve Seibert
Executive: Janine Farver
Georgia
Georgia Humanities Council
50 Hurt Plaza, SE, Suite 595
Atlanta, GA 30303-2915
(404) 523-6220 / (404) 523-5702 (fax)
georgiahumanities.org
Board chair: Loretta Parham
Executive: Jamil Zainaldin
Guam
Guam Humanities Council
Reflection Center
222 Chalan Santo Papa, Suite 106
Hagatna, GU 96910
(671) 472-4460 / (671) 646-2243 (fax)
guamhumanitiescouncil.org
Guam Humanities Council Board chair: Joyce Crisostomo
Executive: Kimberlee Kihleng
Hawaii
Hawaii Council for the Humanities
3599 Waialae Avenue, Room 25
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 732-5402 / (808) 732-5432 (fax)
hihumanities.org
Board chair: Linda Menton
Executive: Robert Buss
Idaho
Idaho Humanities Council
217 West State Street
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 345-5346 / (208) 345-5347 (fax)
idahohumanities.org
Idaho Humanities Council Board chair: Lisa Brady
Executive: Rick Ardinger
Illinois
Illinois Humanities Council
17 North State Street, Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60602-3296
(312) 422-5580 / (312) 422-5588 (fax)
prairie.org
Board chair: Deborah Epstein
Executive: Angel Ysaguirre
Indiana
Indiana Humanities
1500 North Delaware Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(317) 638-1500 / (317) 634-9503 (fax)
indianahumanities.org
Board chair: Terry W. Anker
Executive: Keira Amstutz
Iowa
Humanities Iowa
100 Library, Room 4039
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420
(319) 335-4153 / (319) 335-4154 (fax)
humanitiesiowa.org
Board chair: Sue Cosner
Executive: Christopher Rossi
Kansas
Kansas Humanities Council
112 SW Sixth Avenue, Suite 210
Topeka, KS 66603
(785) 357-0359 / (785) 357-1723 (fax)
kansashumanities.org
Board chair: Gene Merry
Executive: Julie Mulvihill
Kentucky
Kentucky Humanities Council
206 East Maxwell Street
Lexington, KY 40508
(859) 257-5932 / (859) 257-5933 (fax)
kyhumanities.org
Kentucky Humanities Council Board chair: William G. Francis
Executive: Ben Chandler
Louisiana
Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities
938 Lafayette Street, Suite 300
New Orleans, LA 70113
(504) 523-4352 / (504) 529-2358 (fax)
leh.org
Board chair: Michael Bernstein
Interim Executive: Miranda Restovic
Maine
Maine Humanities Council
674 Brighton Avenue
Portland, ME 04102-1012
(207) 773-5051 / (207) 773-2416 (fax)
mainehumanities.org
Board chair: Peter Webster
Executive: Hayden Anderson
Maryland
Maryland Humanities Council
108 West Centre Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-4565
(410) 685-0095 / (410) 685-0795 (fax)
mdhc.org
Board chair: Lenneal Henderson
Executive: Phoebe Stein
Massachusetts
Mass Humanities
66 Bridge Street
Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 584-8440 / (413) 584-8454 (fax)
masshumanities.org
Board chair: Ben Birnbaum
Executive: David Tebaldi
Michigan
Michigan Humanities Council
119 Pere Marquette Drive, Suite 3B
Lansing, MI 48912-1270
(517) 372-7770 / (517) 372-0027 (fax)
michiganhumanities.org
Board chair: Pat Waring
Executive: Erik Norberg
Minnesota
Minnesota Humanities Center
987 East Ivy Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55106
(651) 774-0105 / (651) 774-0205 (fax)
minnesotahumanities.org
Board chair: Lisa Belak
Executive: David O'Fallon
Mississippi
Mississippi Humanities Council
3825 Ridgewood Road, Room 311
Jackson, MS 39211
(601) 432-6752 / (601) 432-6750 (fax)
mshumanities.org
Board chair: Andrew Mullins
Executive: Stuart Rockoff
Missouri
Missouri Humanities Council
543 Hanley Industrial Court, Suite 201
St. Louis, MO 63144
(314) 781-9660 / (314) 781-9681 (fax)
mohumanities.org
Board chair: Michele Hansford
Interim Executive: Jim Weidman
Montana
Humanities Montana
311 Brantly
Missoula, MT 59812-7848
(406) 243-6022 / (406) 243-4836 (fax)
humanitiesmontana.org
Board chair: Julie Dial
Executive: Ken Egan
Nebraska
Humanities Nebraska
215 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68508
(402) 474-2131 / (402) 474-4852 (fax)
humanitiesnebraska.org
Board chair: Andrew Alexander
Executive: Chris Sommerich
Nevada
Nevada Humanities
1670-200 North Virginia Street, P.O. Box 8029
Reno, NV 89507-8029
(775) 784-6587 / (775) 784-6527 (fax)
nevadahumanities.org
Board chair: John Rice
Executive: Christina Barr
New Hampshire
New Hampshire Humanities Council
117 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 224-4071 / (603) 224-4072 (fax)
www.nhhc.org
Board chair: Robin O. Kenney
Executive: Deborah Watrous
New Jersey
New Jersey Council for the Humanities
28 West State Street, 6th Floor
Trenton, NJ 08608
(609) 695-4838 / (609) 695-4929 (fax)
www.njch.org
Board chair: Stanley N. Katz
Executive: Briann Greenfield
New Mexico
New Mexico Humanities Council
4115 Silver Avenue, SE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
(505) 633-7370 / (505) 633-7377 (fax)
www.nmhum.org
Board chair: Terry Bumpass
Executive: Craig L. Newbill
New York
New York Council for the Humanities
150 Broadway, Suite 1700
New York, NY 10038
(212) 233-1131 / (212) 233-4607 (fax)
www.nyhumanities.org
Board chair: Elbrun E. Kimmelman
Executive: Sara Ogger
North Carolina
North Carolina Humanities Council
122 North Elm Street, Suite 601
Greensboro, NC 27401
(336) 334-5325 / (336) 334-5052 (fax)
www.nchumanities.org
Board chair: Cynthia Brodhead
Executive: Paula Watkins
North Dakota
North Dakota Humanities Council
418 East Broadway, Suite 8, P.O. Box 2191
Bismarck, ND 58502
(701) 255-3360 / (701) 223-8724 (fax)
www.ndhumanities.org
Board chair: Christopher Rausch
Executive: Brenna L. Gerhardt
Northern Mariana Islands
Northern Marianas Humanities Council
P.O. Box 506437
Saipan, MP 96950
(670) 235-4785 / (670) 235-4786 (fax)
northernmarianashumanities.org
Northern Marianas Humanities Council Board chair: Robert H. Hunter
Executive: Scott Russell
Ohio
Ohio Humanities Council
471 E. Broad Street, Suite 1620
Columbus, OH 43215-3857
(614) 461-7802 / (614) 461-4651 (fax)
ohiohumanities.org
Board chair: John Hancock
Executive: Patricia N. Williamsen
Oklahoma
Oklahoma Humanities Council
Festival Plaza
428 West California, Suite 270
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
(405) 235-0280 / (405) 235-0289 (fax)
www.okhumanities.org
Board chair: William Bryans
Executive: Ann Thompson
Oregon
Oregon Humanities
813 SW Alder Street, Suite 702
Portland, OR 97205
(503) 241-0543 / (503) 241-0024 (fax)
oregonhumanities.org
Board chair: Paul Duden
Executive: Adam Davis
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Humanities Council
325 Chestnut Street, Suite 715
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 925-1005 / (215) 925-3054 (fax)
pahumanities.org
Board chair: Mary Garm
Executive: Laurie Zierer
Puerto Rico
Fundación Puertorriqueña de las Humanidades
109 San Jose Street, 3rd floor, Box 9023920
San Juan, PR 00902-3920
(787) 721-2087 / (787) 721-2684 (fax)
www.fphpr.org
Fundacion Puertorriqueña de las Humanidades Board chair: Rafael Martínez Margarida
Executive: Juan M. González Lamela
Rhode Island
Rhode Island Council for the Humanities
131 Washington Street, Suite 210
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 273-2250 / (401) 454-4872 (fax)
rihumanities.org
Board chair: Larson Gunness
Executive: Elizabeth Francis
South Carolina
Humanities Council South Carolina
2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 203, P.O. Box 5287
Columbia, SC 29254
(803) 771-2477 / (803) 771-2487 (fax)
schumanities.org
The Humanities Council SC Board chair: L. Andrew (Andy) Westbrook, III
Executive: Randy L. Akers
South Dakota
South Dakota Humanities Council
1215 Trail Ridge Road, Suite A
Brookings, SD 57006
(605) 688-6113 / (605) 688-4531 (fax)
sdhumanities.org
Board chair: Michelle Deyo-Amende
Executive: Sherry DeBoer
Tennessee
Humanities Tennessee
306 Gay Street, Suite 306
Nashville, TN 37201
(615) 770-0006 / (615) 770-0007 (fax)
humanitiestennessee.org
Board chair: Donald Fann
Executive: Timothy Henderson
Texas
Humanities Texas
1410 Rio Grande Street
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 440-1991 / (512) 440-0115 (fax)
humanitiestexas.org
Board chair: Michael L. Klein
Executive: Michael Gillette
Utah
Utah Humanities Council
202 West 300 North
Salt Lake City, UT 84103-1108
(801) 359-9670 / (801) 531-7869 (fax)
utahhumanities.org
Board chair: Irene Fisher
Executive: Cynthia Buckingham
Vermont
Vermont Humanities Council
11 Loomis Street
Montpelier, VT 05602
(802) 262-2626 / (802) 262-2620 (fax)
vermonthumanities.org
Board chair: Major Jackson
Executive: Peter A. Gilbert
Virgin Islands
Virgin Islands Humanities Council
#1829 Kongens Gade
St. Thomas, VI 00802-6746
(340) 776-4044 / (340) 774-3972 (fax)
www.vihumanities.org
@HumanitiesVI Board chair: Jacqueline Dennis
Interim Executive: Claudette Lewis
Virginia
Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Public Policy
145 Ednam Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22903-4629
(434) 924-3296 / (434) 296-4714 (fax)
virginiahumanities.org
Board chair: Walter Rugaber
Executive: Robert C. Vaughan
Washington
Humanities Washington
1015 8th Ave. N., Suite B
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 682-1770 / (206) 682-4158 (fax)
www.humanities.org
Board chair: Cynthia Wells
Executive: Julie Ziegler
West Virginia
West Virginia Humanities Council
1310 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston, WV 25301
(304) 346-8500 / (304) 346-8504 (fax)
www.wvhumanities.org
@WVHumanities Board chair: Paul G. Papadopoulos
Executive: Kenneth Sullivan
Wisconsin
Wisconsin Humanities Council
222 South Bedford Street, Suite F
Madison, WI 53703-3688
(608) 262-0706 / (608) 263-7970 (fax)
wisconsinhumanities.org
Board chair: John Savagian
Executive: Dena Wortzel
Wyoming
Wyoming Humanities Council
1315 E. Lewis Street
Laramie, WY 82072-3459
(307) 721-9243 / (307) 742-4914 (fax)
www.thinkwy.org/
Board chair: Rex Myers
Executive: Shannon Smith