The directors and staff of New Hampshire Humanities are thrilled to welcome our new executive director, Anthony Poore, who took the helm at New Hampshire Humanities on March 1.

During National Poetry Month, 21st U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera will visit the state to celebrate the vital role of poets in our world.

"I’m a good person. Isn’t that enough?" ...one of the many philosophical questions raised in Waking Up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debbie Irving.

New Hampshire Theatre Project’s provocative series, Elephant in the Room, has tackled topics that we as a society often have difficulty discussing–topics like human trafficking, mental illness, and the opioid crisis.

Two years ago I had not heard of Brendan O’Byrne. Probably not many have, even though he’s appeared in an Academy Award-nominated documentary film. He’s a veteran of the war in Afghanistan on the road to recovery from fighting and homecoming.

A self-described Rust Belt kid from Ohio. Twenty-year resident of Manchester. Expert in community economic development. Passionate believer in people and ideas. Meet Anthony Poore, incoming executive director of New Hampshire Humanities who -- we're thrilled to announce -- will lead our team starting March 1.

How do decent people allow discrimination and racism to seep into their communities? What do we understand about racism, and how can we bridge racial divides and diverse perspectives?

In partnership with NHPBS, short films from Ken Burns’ and Lynn Novick’s PBS documentary, THE VIETNAM WAR, are the basis for a new Humanities to Go program.

The New Hampshire Theatre Project is making us feel a little uneasy.

21st U.S. Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera, will speak at a free public event that includes a poetry reading, performance and conversation, followed by a book signing at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester on Wednesday, April 11 at 6:30 pm.

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