“I read the magazine cover to cover, every issue, and find it an excellent, thought-provoking experience that always brings a fresh connection from where we live in remote, rural Oregon to those in the more populated parts of the state.”
Oregon Humanities connects Oregonians to ideas that change lives and transform communities.
Oregon Humanities, formerly the Oregon Council for the Humanities, was established in 1971 and is one of five statewide partners of the Oregon Cultural Trust. Oregon Humanities is a nonprofit organization that invites diverse perspectives, explores challenging questions, and strives for just communities.
In partnership with The Pulitzer Prizes and supported by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, forty-nine councils will launch hundreds of programs and events exploring the importance of being an informed citizen and what that means in today’s society.
NEH awards more than $1.6 million to seven state humanities councils: Maine, Minnesota, Nebraska, Oregon, Texas, Virgin Islands and Virginia.
Calling all outstanding public humanities programs! The Federation is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Schwartz Prize. Submission deadline is August 17, 2016.
Eight state humanities councils received a total of more than $1.4 million from NEH’s Humanities in the Public Square to conduct programs across the nation.
More than 20 councils are hosting 68 Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfires events through more than 35 programs around the country.