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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, […]

Traveling Exhibition on the Life and Career of Joe Louis Barrow at Chambers County, Alabama Library for 100th Birthday

In recognition of boxing great Joe Louis’ 100th birthday, a traveling exhibition celebrating the life and legacy of the pugilist will make its first stop of a cross-country tour in the boxer’s home county, Chambers County, Ala., on May 13. The exhibit, “Joe Louis Barrow: A Life and Career in Context,” draws from images and […]

The Pianist of Willesden Lane tells the story of a Holocaust survivor

More than 1,100 students from 18 schools across the state were afforded a rare opportunity to attend Mona Golabek’s performance of The Pianist of Willesden Lane at Sanford University on April 22. Mona Golabek; Grammy nominee, concert pianist, author of The Children of Willesden Lane, and daughter of a Holocaust survivor; tells her mother’s story of survival interwoven with performances of […]

The Remarkable Life of Dr. John Allan Wyeth

Presented by Roderick Davis Davis will present an introduction to the historically important Wyeth family. Louis, as a young lawyer from Pennsylvania, in 1837 settled in and developed Guntersville, AL, married Euphemia Allan of Huntsville whose father was a Presbyterian pastor and a noted abolitionist. Their son, John Allan, was born in 1845 and attended LaGrange […]