Council 50th Anniversary Years

Look who is celebrating 50 years! The first councils were established in 1971 and the most recent in 1994 so our community will be celebrating for some time.

Sample Council Succession Plans

Wondering how to plan for an unexpected leadership transition or absence? Check out these succession plans developed by several member councils.

Martha R. Bireda

Councils Celebrate Black History Month

In February, the humanities council community commemorates the critical contributions, lived experiences, and cultural heritage of Black Americans who have shaped the country’s history…

2022 Schwartz Prize Winners

Congratulations to the Hawai'i and Oklahoma Humanities Councils for winning the Schwartz Prizes for outstanding programming.