Statewide, VT – [podcast] Before Your Time is presented by the Vermont Historical Society and the Vermont Humanities Council, and edited and distributed by VTDigger. Every episode, the cast goes inside the stacks at the Vermont Historical Society to look at an object from its permanent collection that reveals something unique about the state. (Public).
Statewide, VT – [talks, podcast, camps, symposium, professional development] A multi-faceted approach to reach a variety of audiences with the theme of “Informed Citizen.” The council will host public talks through their First Wednesdays program, reading and discussion series, a week-long summer camp for middle-school students, podcasts, and a symposium about the future of journalism. (Public, Students, Educators)
Statewide, VT [discussion, presentation/lecture] – An eclectic lecture series that offers talks in nine towns on the first Wednesday of the month October through May. Topics vary, are timely, timeless, thought-provoking, and fun. The new roster of talks for 2018-2019 will be announced in September 2018.(Public)
The Vermont Humanities Council offers a variety of grant opportunities. Visit the council’s website to learn more about the types of grants offered, eligibility requirements, and application deadlines. (Public)
Ongoing – [statewide] Commentaries on Vermont Public Radio (VPR) examining current and past events from a humanities perspective. (Radio)
Statewide, VT – [reading and discussion] Public participatory readings of Frederick Douglass’s Independence Day speech. on the signing of the Declaration of Independence remains emotionally powerful and thought-provoking. (Public, All)
Statewide, VT – [reading and discussion] Vermont Reads is a statewide community program in which the council invites citizens across the state to read the same book and participate in a wide variety of community activities related to the book’s themes. The 2018 book is Bread and Roses, Too by Katherine Paterson. (Public)