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Boston Athenæum 4h
Thanks ! All are welcome to stop in & see the Required Reading exhibition. The 17th-century , part of 's , are among the many that benefit from our work.
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NEH Fed/State 3h
The New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series, funded by , begins Jan. 28. The line-up for 2020 includes Rocketman, Brother Outsider: The Bayard Rustin Story (), Boy Erased, and Signature Move. Panel discussions follow the films.
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The North Shore Juneteenth Assoc. asks "Why Vote?" in new conversation with grant.
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in 1953, Arthur Miller's play The Crucible opened on Broadway.
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The Photographic Preservation Center has been cataloging the work of Winfried P. Sommerfeld's mid-20th-century New England, thanks in part to a Mass Humanities grant. Click here to see some of the images he captured:
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We're excited to announce in Boston received a $182,500 matching grant for infrastructure & capacity building challenge grants from for "Building Capacity for the Boston Athenaeum".
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Boston Athenæum Jan 21
Thank you , and congrats to our friends at and all the universities for their excellent projects. Proud to be in your good company.
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Mass Humanities Jan 21
The energy and innovation coursing through the cultural life of the Commonwealth catalyzes changes in our towns and cities and leaders in the public and private sectors understand that the creative economy can revitalize a neighborhood.
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Mass Humanities Jan 21
in 1861, the Sixth Massachusetts Volunteer Militia was formally organized. With war approaching, men who worked in the textile cities of Lowell and Lawrence joined this new infantry regiment.
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Mass Humanities Jan 21
The next deadline to submit an LOI for Mass Humanities Project Grants is March 23rd. Organizations are eligible for up to $10,000 in support for Project Grants, and $15,000 for those that meet a current priority:
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Mass Humanities Jan 21
Thanks to our friends for sending this King Cake back from this weekend’s Prime Time training! This is what state councils partnering looks like!
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Mass Humanities Jan 21
We're happy to announce in Andover MA received $350,000 from for a preservation education and training grant, "Meeting the Preservation Needs of Humanities Collections by Transforming Services".
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AASLH Jan 20
We can't wait to see the immersive virtual-reality recreation of the March on Washington, debuting next month at !
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Mass Humanities Jan 20
in 1998, two researchers affiliated with the University of Massachusetts drew worldwide attention when they went public with a birth announcement.
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Mass Humanities Jan 20
"Little did I imagine that such a day was possible when I walked through this same Boston Common as a student 10 years ago." For : Martin Luther King Jr. and Boston:
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Mass Humanities Jan 20
Through a $33,600 grant from the Mellon Foundation and the Federation of State Humanities Councils, courses will be offered in media literacy and op-ed writing for graduates of the Clemente Course. Read more here:
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OneHolyoke CDC Jan 19
We are so grateful for the support of !
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Mass Humanities Jan 19
in 1749, the Patriot printer Isaiah Thomas was born. In 1770, Thomas established the Massachusetts Spy, the first newspaper aimed at middle-class readers.
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Mass Humanities Jan 19
On January 21 6:30-8pm, the Edward M. Kennedy Institute will host "The Citizen’s Senate: Women’s Fight for Suffrage", designed to highlight key moments in American history when the people of the United States have compelled the Senate to act.
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Mass Humanities Jan 19
Waking up to this story on our fabulous, groundbreaking board Vice Chair! You go, Liz!
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