New Hampshire Humanities provides wide-ranging and thought-provoking, humanities-based programs that connect people across New Hampshire to culture, history, places, ideas, and each other. We connect people with ideas through free public events, literacy programs, and grantmaking.

Join the 2023 statewide BIG READ!

New Hampshire's 2023 Big Read, featuring Andrew Krivak's The Bear, will take place in partnership with more than 50 NH libraries from September - November 2023.  The Big Read will feature book discussions, public programs, and a public Q&A with Andrew Krivak, all free and open to the public! Learn more


Join us for the 2023 Annual Celebration of the Humanities, featuring bestselling author Jodi Picoult in "Jodi Picoult & the Writing Life: More Than a Good Story," Wednesday, November 8 at the Palace Theatre. Tickets & details


Oh, the stories we can tell!

For a small state, New Hampshire has a remarkable history full of interesting people, new inventions, daring adventures, and astounding beauty. Learn more about Granite State Stories, a special partnership between NHH and the NH Historical Society HERE.


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New Hampshire Humanities thanks Eversource for supporting the Connections program

New Hampshire Humanities thanks Eversource for its generous support of our Connections program, providing access to the humanities through literature for some of New Hampshire’s most diverse and underserved communities.

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