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Alabama History Day 2018

Friday, April 6, 2018, after a full morning of judging, winners of Alabama History Day were announced by T.C. McLemore, Programs Director at Alabama Humanities Foundation. AHF partnered with Auburn University in Montgomery to host the competition on the campus of AUM. Alabama History Day is the state affiliate of the National History Day competition […]

Preserve Your Public Humanities Programs

  As you’ve likely seen, the proposed federal budget calls for the elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). NEH and the Alabama Humanities Foundation play vital roles in American and Alabama culture and civic life by reaching into communities to support local cultural organizations, museums, and schools. Last year, AHF — with funding from NEH — […]

Humanities on the Hill 2017

Guest Blog by Crissy Nettles Last week I was lucky enough to travel with AHF Executive Director Armand DeKeyser to Humanities on the Hill, a 3-day whirlwind of sharing ideas with staff and board members from other humanities councils and face-to-face meetings with our Congressional representatives and their staffs. We brought maps and graphics showing […]

Press Release: Alabama Humanities Foundation Announces 2017 SUPER Teacher Schedule

For Immediate Release:                   February 8, 2017 Contact: T.C. McLemore tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org; (205) 558-3999 Birmingham, Ala.—Registration is now live for our 2017 SUPER Teacher Workshops and Institutes. For over 25 years, AHF has partnered with archivists, scholars, higher education institutions, and historic sites to deliver unique and engaging professional […]

National Endowment for the Humanities announces Creating Humanities Communities

      *This is a special announcement from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The Creating Humanities Communities grant is not a program of the Alabama Humanities Foundation.* The NEH recently announced Creating Humanities Communities, a new grant that supports grassroots humanities programs by encouraging partnerships and collaborations between multiple institutions or organizations in a […]

2016 Humanities Awards Luncheon

Alabama native and president of the White House Historical Association Stewart McLaurin headlined the 2016 Alabama Humanities Foundation Awards Luncheon. Over 350 patrons of the humanities convened at The Club in Birmingham on October 24 to join AHF in honoring Ben and Luanne Russell with the Alabama Humanities Award, the Hill Crest Foundation with the Charitable Organization in the Humanities Award, and Nancy […]