As chants of "This-is-what-democracy looks-like" filled America’s streets this spring, New Hampshire Humanities offered veterans in our state the chance to take a deeper dive into the topic at an intensive writing and photography workshop supported by the Federation of State Humanities Councils, the Pulitzer Prizes, and The Mellon Found

The documentary that swept the nation last fall, Ken Burns’ THE VIETNAM WAR, is now available through our Humanities to Go program.

Why is understanding African American history in rural New Hampshire relevant to all of the state’s inhabitants, not just people of color?

With support from New Hampshire Humanities, the Center for the Advancement of Art-Based Literacy will offer a 5-day summer institute from June 25-29 for New Hampshire teachers who have English learners in their classrooms. The workshop will be held on the campus of Southern New Hampshire University.

Every day hundreds of people pass by the monument to Keene settler Nathan Blake, never knowing how Blake’s fascinating story of capture, ransom, and homecoming sheds light on our shared history.

To some children’s delight and others’ dismay, "gym class" is a standard requirement today in American schools. Pushback always ensues when school districts cut physical education, sports, or recess to save time or money.

A Palestinian and an Israeli die, go to heaven, and ask God, “Will there ever be peace in the Middle East?” God answers, “Yes, but not in my lifetime.” For those who yearn for peace in the Middle East but don’t believe it will happen in their lifetimes, Palestinian Osama Elewat and Israeli Netta Hazan of

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.

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