The 2018 Wyman Tavern Lecture Series focuses on indigenous people, history, and culture into the 21st century. Basket Identification Day, supported by a New Hampshire Humanities Community Project Grant, runs from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm with a presentation from 4:00-5:00 pm.

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.

See what can happen when art and nature merge at a free community event supported by New Hampshire Humanities on Sunday, September 30 on the grounds of the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester – it will be unlike anything you've ever seen!

Carolyn Russell was the project director for the Washington Meetinghouse documentary, "Meetinghouse: The Heart of Washington, NH." As a grant recipient, a donor, and attendee of programs, Carolyn offers a unique insight into New Hampshire Humanities. We recently had the pleasure of asking her some questions over lunch.


In New Hampshire Humanities’ "Year of New Voices" project, Ewa Chrusciel will serve as one of the professional writers partnering with English learners to share their poems or stories in public readings. Here, Ewa reflects on her linguistic journey in Polish and later English and her upcoming role as mentor of new bilingual writers.

This summer we said goodbye to someone who embodies the mission and spirit of New Hampshire Humanities, longtime program director Dr. Kathy Mathis. In every project Kathy has envisioned and brought to life, participants have been challenged to consider new knowledge, different perspectives, and our shared humanity.

(This event is currently sold out; see below to join the waiting list.)

Join us for the first event in our new "Ideas on Tap," a quarterly series that examines big questions about timely topics in our civic life.

We’re pleased to present the first issue of our now quarterly publication, fresh off the press and dressed in a lively title: Engage! After an extensive search for just the right name, we think the title perfectly sums up our work and what we’re inviting you to do – ENGAGE!

What makes a good story?  “It’s when I become you,” an ESOL student once said in his class. Much of Beth Olshansky’s workshop for teachers, “Creating Identity Texts in the Multilingual Classroom,” offers a process  - beginning with art -  to create stories that help readers enter a story so deeply they become the child they are reading about.

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