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AHF speaker featured in national Humanities magazine

Humanities Magazine, the publication of National Endowment for the Humanities, featured Stewart McLaurin, president of the White House Historical Association, in its Winter issue. McLaurin, an Alabama native, was the keynote speaker at Alabama Humanities Foundation’s annual Humanities Awards Luncheon in October in Birmingham. At the luncheon, McLaurin talked of the White House as a […]

AHF director earns national humanities recognitions

When Armand DeKeyser returned to his home state four years ago to take the reins of Alabama Humanities Foundation, he brought with him a certain amount of national name recognition. After all, he served as chief of staff for US Senator Jeff Sessions and US Senator Bob Corker. It should come as no surprise he […]

Plans under way for AHF Bicentennial traveling exhibit

We all belong to a larger-than-life story, two hundred years in the making. As Alabamians, our story has been crafted by the moments that both define and refine who we are. A tightly woven tapestry of trials, triumphs and transformations, this vibrant tale celebrates our commonalities and honors our individualities. It is an epic adventure, […]

AHF awards more than $80,000 in latest grant-giving

Alabama Humanities Foundation awarded $80,831 in major and mini-grants across the state in its latest rounds of giving. From public discussions to exhibits to film projects and reading programs, dozens of grants were awarded. AHF’s grants are awarded three times per year to museums, historical societies, libraries, civic clubs, religious groups, social service organizations, schools, […]

Alabama Humanities Awards speaker featured on podcast

AL.com’s podcast Triple Take featured Stewart McLaurin, keynote speaker for Alabama Humanities Awards Luncheon this week, taking a look at the writing, film and music that influenced him. As president of the White House Historical Association, it should have come as no surprise that this Alabama native’s favorite childhood book was the Book of Presidents. His favorite […]

Alabama Humanities Awards Luncheon

The 2016 Alabama Humanities Foundation Awards Luncheon featuring keynote speaker Stewart McLaurin, president of the White House Historical Association, will be held on Oct. 24 at 11:30 a.m. at The Club in Birmingham. AHF’s signature event promises to be a special one with a special treat. McLaurin, an Alabama native and graduate of The University of Alabama, is […]

Young Professionals’ sequel to A Sense of Place set for Aug. 30

Alabama Humanities Foundation Young Professionals continues its innovative Think & Drink series with A Sense of Place, Part 2, at Avondale Brewing Company Aug. 30 at 6 p.m. It is a time for networking with other young professionals and a facilitated discussion of change in Birmingham in a relaxed, social atmosphere. Panelists are: Dr. Anthony […]

AHF announces $65,000+ in grants awarded

Alabama Humanities Foundation awarded $65,463.71 in major and mini-grants across the state in its latest round of giving. From public discussions to exhibits to film projects and reading programs, 16 grants were awarded – four of which were first time applicants. Grants are awarded three times per year. Read more about AHF’s grant program and […]

Email Address Update

We’ve recently updated our email addresses. Please note all AHF emails now end in @alabamahumanities.org, just like our website. Emails sent to @ahf.net will bounce back and not be delivered. Please be sure to update all staff email addresses. For your convenience, they are listed below. Do not hesitate to contact us with any questions […]