Social Alchemy:  A Collaborative Effort to Explore Utopia in Indiana
Social Alchemy: A Collaborative Effort to Explore Utopia in Indiana

On April 7, listeners near and far tuned in to hear the debut of a podcast episode telling the mystical and tragic journey of Father George Rapp, founder of an early-1800s utopian society at New Harmony, Indiana. The podcast is just one component of a multifaceted, multiyear project called Social …

April 8, 2021
Fellowships announced to study anti-Black racism in Indiana
Fellowships announced to study anti-Black racism in Indiana

Seeking to engage the power of the humanities to shed light on Americans’ understanding of and pursuit of racial justice, Indiana Humanities has awarded fellowships of $2,500 for four research projects examining pivotal moments in Indiana’s past. Shedding new light on redlining, free and fugitive Black women after the Civil …

January 27, 2021
Indiana Humanities anuncia oportunidades de subsidios y fechas límite para el 2021
Indiana Humanities anuncia oportunidades de subsidios y fechas límite para el 2021

Indiana Humanities ofrecerá más de 215.000 dólares en subsidios en 2021, y seguirá brindando oportunidades de financiación más pequeñas y de respuesta rápida, así como subsidios más grandes que apoyen programas públicos innovadores y de colaboración en el ámbito de las humanidades. La organización estatal sin ánimo de lucro tiene …

January 19, 2021
Indiana Humanities announces grant opportunities and 2021 deadlines
Indiana Humanities announces grant opportunities and 2021 deadlines

Indiana Humanities will offer more than $215,000 in grants in 2021, continuing to provide opportunities for smaller rapid-response funding and larger grants that support innovative and collaborative public humanities programs. The statewide nonprofit has a webinar online about its offerings and anticipates holding in-person grant workshops later in the year …

January 19, 2021
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