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PROGRAM: RI Expansion Arts

Rhode Island

Statewide, RI – [resource] Supported by a collaboration between the Rhode Island Foundation, the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, and the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, Expansion Arts, offers funding and technical assistance to community-based arts and humanities organizations in the form of consultation time, administrative support, and peer group work. (Public)

#HumCitizen: Journalism, Democracy, and Community

Rhode Island

Statewide, RI – [podcast, radio, forum] The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities will create a six-part series of podcasts, radio segments, and a public forum that will examine provocative questions and critical challenges facing the media. (Public)

PROGRAM: Celebration of the Humanities

Rhode Island

Providence, RI – [award] Each October Rhode Island Council for the Humanities hosts its annual Celebration of the Humanities to celebrate the people and projects that make Rhode Island a vital place to live and recognize the work of extraordinary members of Rhode Island’s public humanities community. The 2018 Celebration theme is Bridge, focusing on how the humanities link diverse communities, increase access to culture and education, span understanding the past and imagining the future, connect to societal challenges, and strengthen the ties between information, awareness, and democracy. (Public)

GRANT: General Information

Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities 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)

RESOURCE: Rhode Tour

Rhode Island

Statewide, RI – [online] A statewide free mobile historical app and website offering over 200 stories about the power of place, by and about Rhode Islanders. With 22 tours and counting there’s something for everyone to explore! Rhode Tour is a joint initiative of the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, Rhode Island Historical Society, and Brown University’s Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage. (Public)

PROGRAM: RI The Bill of Rights and You

Rhode Island

2016- [Archived] 43 Rhode Island venues hosted copies of the 225th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights pop-up display created by the National Archives. (National Archives, Bill of Rights, Exhibit)

OVERVIEW: Rhode Island Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

Rhode Island

2016 – [Archived] A series of programs exploring the changing nature of journalism & the humanities, focused on environmental issues. (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires, State Overview)