Representing and supporting our nation’s humanities councils
to strengthen the civic, cultural, and social fabric of our nation through the humanities.
Our members tell the stories of our shared human experience, strengthen communities, and help bridge divides.
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Together we can use the humanities to help us make sense of the world.
In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, councils are celebrating generational contributions and cultural histories of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders through their programming. On the West … Read more
2022 Helen and Martin Schwartz Prize For Public Humanities Programs in 2021 The Federation of State Humanities Councils is now accepting nominations for the 40th annual Helen and Martin Schwartz Prize, established … Read more
Nominate a Council Program!
We are now accepting nominations to the 40th annual Schwartz Prize!
Header photo credit: Caryl Hale, Norton County Arts Council/Humanities Kansas, Responding to the Moment: Connecting Kansans in 2020