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Mobile fundraising at the Maryland Humanities Council

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Maryland Humanities Council adds mobile fundraising to its development toolkit

Aaron Heinsman, Director of Development at the Maryland Humanities Council, reports that 10% of their text-to-give donors have made multiple mobile gifts. "Even more exciting, 10% of our text-to-give donors have transitioned to become donors with larger gifts through online or direct mail."

Posted: January 14, 2014
dancer & keyboard

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Federal/State Partnership's 2013 Holiday Greeting

FEDERAL/STATE PARTNERSHIP wishes you creative & visionary holidays—and an exciting & imaginative humanities-filled new year.

Edie, Kathleen, Meg & Shirley

Posted: December 17, 2013
PRIME TIME Teachers workshop

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PRIME TIME for teachers

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities expands PRIME TIME program to teachers.

Posted: December 2, 2013
E Pluribus Paralysis: Can We Make Our Democracy Work?

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Moving beyond political paralysis with Mass Humanities

For their 10th annual symposium, Mass Humanities starts a dialogue on political paralysis with E Pluribus Paralysis: Can We Make Our Democracy Work?

Posted: October 25, 2013
Cacy & Kiara and the Curse of the Ki`i

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Crossing Cultures: the Art of Manga in Hawai'i

This fall, the Hawai’i Council for the Humanities supported exhibition Crossing Cultures: the Art of Manga in Hawai’i explores Hawaiian manga and its cross-cultural influences.

Posted: September 12, 2013
Lincoln Memorial Statue by Daniel Chester French, Washington, DC

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Let Freedom Ring "from the Prodigious Hilltops of New Hampshire"

On August 28, 1963 at 3 p.m. Dr. Martin Luther King first uttered one of the most powerful and memorable phrases in American history, "I have a dream."

Posted: August 27, 2013
James Stovall Morris, LIGHTENING, ca. 1940

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New Mexico Art Through Time

"It's About Time: 14,000 Years of Art in New Mexico" is on exhibit at the New Mexico Museum of Art through November 20, 2013. Both this exhibition and the accompanying book, New Mexico Art Through Time. Preshitory to the Present, by Joseph Traugott, were supported by the New Mexico Humanities Council.

Posted: August 6, 2013
Reading Frederick Douglass in Boston, MA

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Reading Frederick Douglass

This Fourth of July, Mass Humanities asks you to take a moment to reflect on the state of democracy at home before diving in to your hot dogs, hamburgers, and fireworks.

Posted: July 3, 2013
Overflow crowd at Colorado Humanities' High Plains Chautauqua

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Humanities' secret mission: creating safe places to talk

The shared study of all the humanities disciplines builds bridges across aisles that have worn into chasms. "It’s the secret mission of all our programming," I told Edie Manza during Colorado Humanities' recent self-assessment and review site visit. “We create safe places for difficult conversations.”
 

Posted: June 4, 2013
Veterans Voices event poster

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Group Readings give Veterans a Voice in Texas

This Memorial Day, Humanities Texas will welcome veterans, their family and friends, and the general public to participate in group readings of ancient Greek texts at the Byrne-Reed House.

Posted: May 24, 2013