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Annual luncheon lauded as great success

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AHF Board of Directors Chair Guin Robinson[/caption] More than 420 business, civic and humanities leaders from across the state attended the annual luncheon of Alabama Humanities Foundation, which honored humanities award winners and outstanding teachers. Mark Crosswhite, CEO of Alabama Power Co., delivered the keynote address, offering a ringing endorsement of the humanities and its […]

Bringing It Home: Utilizing Local History in the K-12 Classroom

Join the Northeast Alabama Community College and Alabama Humanities Foundation for a local history workshop designed for K-12 social studies/history teachers! When: October 9, 2014,from 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Where: Northeast Alabama Community College Library (Cecil B. Word Learning Resources Center), Room 205 Cost: FREE and Lunch will be provided by NACC  at no cost to participants. […]

Alabama Power chief to give keynote address at Alabama Humanities awards luncheon Oct. 6

One of Alabama’s leading business executives, Mark Crosswhite, will deliver the keynote address at the annual awards luncheon of Alabama Humanities Foundation Oct. 6 at The Club atop Red Mountain. The luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. and will include honoring the winners of the Jenice Riley Memorial Scholarship for excellence in teaching; Alabama Humanities Award […]

Young Professionals Board presents “Rojo Night”

Join AHF’s Young Professionals Board at “Rojo Night” on Tuesday, Aug. 26 from 5 to 10 pm. Rojo is a Latin American Restaurant, located on 2921 Highland Ave. S, Birmingham, Alabama 35205. Don’t forget to ask for an AHF ticket before placing your order. Rojo is donating 10% of the night’s proceeds to Alabama Humanities Foundation. AHF would […]

Smithsonian, local exhibits draw crowds in Pell City

Despite a rainy Saturday morning, more than 100 people attended the July 19 ribbon cutting and official opening ceremony of the Smithsonian exhibit, The Way We Worked, at CEPA, the Center for Education and Performing Arts. The night before, more than 100 more got a ‘sneak peek’ at the exhibit at a reception honoring donors, including […]

Free Concert in Monroeville: All About the Bird

As a part of our 2014 SUPER Teacher Program, Mockingbird Moments, the public is invited to a free concert, All About the Bird, at the Monroe County Museum (the old Monroe County Courthouse) on July 16 at 7 p.m. This one-of-kind concert will feature Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Davis Raines and award-winning Alabama writer Frye […]

Video Greeting from NEH Chairman William “Bro” Adams

Click here for the full story. William D. “Bro” Adams was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in July 2014 as the 10th chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Adams, president of Colby College in Waterville, Maine from 2000 until his retirement on June 30, 2014, is a committed advocate for liberal arts […]

Upcoming Grant Deadline: June 16

Alabama Humanities Foundation is accepting applications for grants to support public humanities projects.  The grants program accommodates the broadest possible range of topics and formats for imaginative proposals. Applicants are encouraged to develop projects for a wide variety of audiences, including: library and museum patrons, teachers and scholars, youth, senior citizens, nursing home residents, hospital patients, the economically disadvantaged, […]