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.
Listen to our podcast exploring the role the humanities have played during the pandemic and in our recovery across the United States. Subscribe to the season and listen to all six episodes!
Join our online community of humanities councils, connect with other members, share resources, ask questions, and engage in a variety of forums.
Now more than ever the humanities councils are needed to support their communities. See how you can play a part in this nationwide effort!
Together we can use the humanities to help us make sense of the world.
Below is a comprehensive list of past recipients for the Helen and Martin Schwartz Prize, which is the highest honor awarded to humanities councils by the humanities community. 1982 “The … 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