Six Indiana communities selected to host national Smithsonian exhibit about water and our connections to it
Six Indiana communities selected to host national Smithsonian exhibit about water and our connections to it

Indiana Humanities has selected six Hoosier communities to host a Smithsonian-curated traveling exhibit that dives into water—an essential component of life on our planet, environmentally, culturally, and historically. Water/Ways will make six-week stops at Centerville, Madison, New Harmony, North Webster, Rolling Prairie and West Terre Haute from June 26, 2021 to April 10, 2022.    The exhibit is part of the …

January 12, 2021
Monthly science-themed book club opens with “Ready Player Two” virtual discussion featuring local experts

A book club for the scientifically curious that was created in the wake of the March for Science has announced it will be back for another year and is starting with what is likely to be its most popular book ever: “Ready Player Two” by Ernest Cline. The book club—called …

December 15, 2020
Indiana Humanities awards 31 nonprofits with nearly $125,000 in grants  
Indiana Humanities awards 31 nonprofits with nearly $125,000 in grants  

Dozens of schools, libraries and other organizations across the Hoosier State have received grants from Indiana Humanities to provide public humanities programs in their communities. Projects supported with Indiana Humanities grants include a reading-and-discussion program in Gary that focuses on a Martin Luther King Jr. speech, a project in Mitchell that digitizes and makes available historic artifacts related to Spring …

December 2, 2020
Indiana Humanities 2020 Holiday Gift Guide
Indiana Humanities 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

The Indiana Humanities team offers our own suggestions for gifts this holiday season: Keira– Memberships to local cultural organizations make a great gift and provide essential support to this vibrant part of our community.  In many ways it’s the gift that keeps on giving providing the recipient with activities throughout the year including exclusive …

December 1, 2020
Digital Humanities Scholars Launch Networking Initiative and Inventory Project
Digital Humanities Scholars Launch Networking Initiative and Inventory Project

In late 2019, a collection of librarians and faculty engaged in digital humanities (DH) scholarship met at Indiana Humanities’ Indianapolis office to launch a statewide DH network. Christened the Indiana Digital Humanities Initiative (INDHI), this new effort aims to foster collaborations across disciplines and institutions in order to promote scholarship …

November 17, 2020
Nonprofits can apply to bring award-winning Indiana authors to their community for talks, writing workshops
Nonprofits can apply to bring award-winning Indiana authors to their community for talks, writing workshops

Nonprofits interested in bringing an award-winning Indiana author to their community to speak to or give a writing workshop for a public audience can apply for funds to cover speaking fees as part of programs associated with the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards. Events can be in-person or …

October 5, 2020
Bestselling author of book chosen for statewide read to participate in Nov. 10 virtual event
Bestselling author of book chosen for statewide read to participate in Nov. 10 virtual event

Indiana Humanities is bringing New York Times bestselling-author and National Book Award-finalist Jean Thompson to Hoosier audiences for a free online INconversation discussion on Nov. 10. Thompson will discuss her National Book Award finalist novel The Year We Left Home (chosen by Indiana Humanities for the 2020 One State / …

October 1, 2020
The Mysterious Meredith Nicholson Connection
The Mysterious Meredith Nicholson Connection

Indiana Humanities has the ability to bring people together. There is no better example of this than how I came to intern at the home of my great-great-grandfather. It is hard to deny that 2020 continues to bring many changes, for better and for worse. In my case, the uncertainty …

September 28, 2020