Programs

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The Alabama Humanities Foundation fosters learning, understanding, and appreciation of our people, communities, and cultures through seminars, workshops, lectures, exhibitions, and documentary films. We engage Alabama’s communities through the humanities, tailoring our programs and funding projects to address specific needs. We enrich and enhance the lives of Alabamians through the following program areas:

 

 

Jenice Riley Memorial Scholarship


Alabama Humanities Foundation’s Jenice Riley Memorial Scholarship supports educators who are looking to further their professional development. This $1,000 award helps them attend a seminar or institute, purchase classroom materials, or create a program that enhances their students’ understanding of history and civics. Learn more…

Museum on Main Street


Museum on Main Street is a partnership project of the Smithsonian Institution, AHF, and rural museums across America. This program brings rural Americans one-of-a-kind access to prestigious Smithsonian exhibitions and first-rate educational programs. Most importantly, Museum on Main Street gives rural museums a chance to demonstrate their enormous talents and their meaningful contributions to small town life. Learn more…

Prime Time Family Reading Time


Prime Time Family Reading Time is a partnership initiative of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, AHF, and libraries and schools across Alabama. Encouraging reading, discussion, and storytelling, the program features award-winning children’s books to stimulate discussion about humanities themes and problems encountered in everyday life. Learn more…

Road Scholars Speakers Bureau


AHF’s Road Scholars provide public presentations and lectures on a variety of humanities topics. Designed to educate and entertain, the programs are presented by Alabama’s most illuminating and engaging university and independent scholars. Learn more…

SUPER Teacher Workshops


Through our School and University Partners for Educational Renewal (SUPER) Workshops, AHF provides graduate-level, content-rich professional development of the highest quality to outstanding 4th-12th grade public and private school teachers, school librarians and administrators who wish to expand and deepen their knowledge of a particular subject or theme within the humanities. Learn more…

Humanities Happening


Invite the Alabama Humanities Foundation to share more about humanities happenings in Alabama. Schedule an AHF informational talk for your next luncheon, meeting or seminar. Learn more…