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National Arts and Humanities Month

There are two weeks left in October, two weeks more of National Arts and Humanities Month. As the president said in 2009, “Throughout our nation’s history, the power of the arts and humanities to move people has built bridges and enriched lives, bringing individuals and communities together through the resonance of creative expression. It is […]

Journey to Alexander City

Main Street in Alexander City is exactly what you would expect a town’s Main Street to be: charming, welcoming. A small street lined with shops and government buildings and a real soda fountain at Carlisle Drug. It is here, in this storied town’s center, where the Smithsonian’s traveling exhibit “Journey Stories” is housed in the […]

New Birmingham-Southern President To Speak at Luncheon

The Alabama Humanities Foundation’s annual awards luncheon is just around the corner! Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at noon at the Wynfrey Hotel, we hope you will join us to hear our keynote speaker, Gen. Charles C. Krulak, the new president of Birmingham-Southern College. General Krulak served 35 years in the U.S. Marine Corps. His last […]

Awards Luncheon Coming Soon!

Jenice Riley Memorial Scholarship Recipients Announced AHF would like to cordially invite you to our annual awards luncheon, held this year at the Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham on September 26, 2011 at noon. Our keynote speaker will be Gen. Charles C. Krulak, the new president of Birmingham-Southern College. We will award the Alabama Humanities Award […]

The next issue of Mosaic is underway!

We’re hard at work here at the AHF offices turning out articles for the next issue of our newsletter, the magazine Mosaic. If you already receive a copy of our magazine, tell us what you think about it by posting a comment! We’d love to get your ideas for future stories. If you would like […]

In the News

The Alabama Humanities Foundation was excited to launch Project Turn the Page last month, an effort to help libraries and schools damaged in the April tornadoes through an emergency grant for $30,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Since then, our initiative has garnered a lot of attention, from local TV stations and newspapers, […]

Project Turn the Page

The Alabama Humanities Foundation wants to help public libraries and schools affected by the April tornadoes—and you can help too! Following the devastating tornadoes that ripped through our state in April, the Alabama Humanities Foundation (AHF) was awarded a $30,000 emergency grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to launch Project Turn the […]

AHF Board Member Offers Copy of Book for Donation to Foundation

For a minimum donation of $35 to the Alabama Humanities Foundation, you can request a limited, special edition copy of Cotton Mary, numbered and signed by AHF Board member and author Bob Whetstone. Send a personal check made out to “Alabama Humanities Foundation” and indicate in a letter, along with your mailing address, that you […]

MoMS Exhibition: I’m A Travelin’ Man

The Alabama Humanities Foundation will sponsor a traveling exhibition called “Journey Stories” in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution beginning June 25 in Jasper. This post is the first in a series that will highlight our own personal journey stories. Our stories may include how our ancestors traveled from far away lands to come to America, […]

From the Back Seat of a Station Wagon

The Alabama Humanities Foundation will sponsor a traveling exhibition called “Journey Stories” in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution beginning June 25 in Jasper. This post is the first in a series that will highlight our own personal journey stories. Our stories may include how our ancestors traveled from far away lands to come to America, […]