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Council Launches Initiative to Create Cultural Conversations

CHARLOTTE, N.C. / May 31, 2017 – Amid burgeoning cultural conflict, a growing need for civil discourse is the focal point of an initiative Journey in the New South: Conversations on the Legacy of Race and Ethnicity in North Carolinapresented by the North Carolina Humanities Council (the Council).

2017 North Carolina Humanities Council Trustee Nominations

The North Carolina Humanities Council invites nominations for the Council's Board of Trustees. Candidates must be North Carolina residents committed to advancing the North Carolina Humanities Council’s mission to serve as an advocate for lifelong learning and thoughtful dialogue about all facets of human life and to facilitate the exploration and celebration of the many voices and stories of North Carolina’s cultures and heritage.

Humanities Moments Series

At the North Carolina Humanities Council we fund and promote access to public humanities programs, but what exactly are the humanities?

Check out this video series to find out!

North Carolina Humanities Council Celebrates 150 years of America’s Workforce with the 2018 Museum on Main Street Tour

CHARLOTTE, NC / April 3, 2017 – The North Carolina Humanities Council (NCHC) has proudly chosen six cultural sites throughout rural North Carolina to host the 2018 Museum on Main Street (MoMS) project, a collaboration with the Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES).

Call for Nominations for the 2017 John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities

The 2017 John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities - Call for Nominations

You are invited to nominate candidates for the annual John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities.

Support the Humanities this #GivingTuesday on Nov 29th

Through the humanities, we learn to understand one another, connect with our community, and enrich our lives.

Over the past year we have awarded 31 grants to organizations across the state to for humanities-based projects with preserve heritages, cultivate empathy, examine and honor the past, and envision possibilities for our shared future.

This #GivingTuesday we hope you will support us and the power of the humanities to transform communities and promote active citizenship!

North Carolina Humanities Council’s Banu Valladares To Receive Latino Diamante Award

North Carolina Humanities Council’s Banu Valladares has been selected to receive the prestigious 2016 Arts & Culture Latino Diamante Award for making significant contributions to the Hispanic community in North Carolina.

The award highlights her efforts in visual, literary, cultural or performing arts, media or communications which promotes artists or art programs in the Latino district.

2016 North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame Induction

SOUTHERN PINES—On Sunday, October 16, at 2:00 pm, the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame will induct three new members.

Clyde EdgertonMargaret Maron, and Carl Sandburg will join the fifty-seven inductees currently enshrined, in a ceremony at the Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities in Southern Pines.

Lit Up: Celebrating the Power of Great Teachers

The North Carolina Humanities Council and the National Humanities Center present:

This VIP reception and program celebrates great teachers! Please join us and share this event with educators in your life and community.

North Carolina Humanities Council Awards Grants For Programs About Experience of War

CHARLOTTE, NC (October 4, 2016) – The North Carolina Humanities Council has selected Guilford Native American Association, the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County and Hidden Voices as recipients of its Standing Together: The Humanities and the Experience of War grants program.