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IMPORTANT MESSAGE for our supporters

Anthony Poore, Executive Director, sharing about how New Hampshire Humanities is moving forward with creating and delivering quality humanities content while we weather this storm "together."


Our podcast is now available! The Real Witches of New Hampshire is a three-part series produced in collaboration with New Hampshire Public Radio. Listen to all three episodes HERE

Annual Dinner video: If you weren't able to attend this year's humanities celebration, we invite you to watch the video HERE.

Click here to read more about our Humanities@Work program in NH Business Review.

THIS is New Hampshire Humanities!

We work in all corners of our state to provide wide-ranging, thought-provoking programs that connect people to culture, history, places, ideas and one another. Click on the graphic to watch our recent short video-- and join us!

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When Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), providing $75 million in supplemental funding for cultural institutions affected by the coronavirus, $30 million of that was allocated to state and jurisdictional humanities organizations to support grants to eligible nonprofits for humanities programming and general operating support.

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) received $75 Million in supplemental funding to assist cultural institutions and humanists affected by COVID-19 as part of the $2.2 trillion CARES Act economic stabilization plan.

By Lewis Carroll
Read by Neil Gaiman

To our many partners, grantees, supporters, and audience members:  The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been detected in nearly 100 countries around the globe, and several cases have now been confirmed here in New Hampshire.

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Humanities to Go

Our Humanities to Go catalog features over 100 programs available to groups throughout New Hampshire.


Our book discussion program for adult new readers opens doors into the world of books and ideas.

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We support local cultural and educational institutions by awarding grants for innovative programs.

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