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Pulitzer Prize winning author to discuss new documentary in Birmingham

Douglas Blackmon, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Slavery By Another Name, will discuss his new documentary film, The Harvest, in Birmingham on Thursday, July 12, 6pm @ Ramsay High School in Birmingham. AHF would like to thank our media partner WBHM for their support. Their News Director Gigi Douban will moderate the event. This event, presented by Alabama […]

New officers, board take helm at Alabama Humanities

Michon Trent Alabama Humanities Foundation elected Mobile’s Michon Trent chair of the board for 2018 along with a new slate of officers and board members. Vice Chair is Dr. Carmen Burkhalter, Florence; Secretary is Velma Tribue, Dothan; treasurer, Beth Wise, Huntsville, and board members, Dr. John Kvach, Huntsville, and Judge David Rains, Ft. Payne. “Our […]

Hometown Teams

Museum on Main Street is a partnership project of the Smithsonian Institution, state humanities councils, and rural museums across America. The latest MoMS exhibit is “Hometown Teams.” The latest exhibit to tour Alabama kicks off in February with Hometown Teams. No part of American culture so colorfully and passionately celebrates American ideals as does sports. […]

Museum on Main Street opens in Red Bay

[scrollGallery id=3]   After a year of planning, Red Bay officials cut the ribbon on Museum on Main Street, ushering in a six-week Smithsonian Institution exhibit, called The Way We Worked. This historical, traveling exhibit is made possible through a partnership of Alabama Humanities Foundation and the Smithsonian and will make stops in Andalusia, Ashland, […]

SUPER Teacher Program


The SUPER Teacher Program 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.

Encyclopedia of Alabama

The Encyclopedia of Alabama is a free, online reference resource on Alabama’s history, culture, geography, and natural environment. EOA is a partnership of Auburn University, the Alabama State Department of Education, and the University of Alabama. It was developed by the Alabama Humanities Foundation and Auburn University with the generous financial support of its founding […]

Literature and Health Care

In early 2012, AHF launched its pilot Literature and Health Care program at the Tuscaloosa Veterans Administration Medical Center. The three-month, pilot program, facilitated by Alan Brown, Ph.D., Professor of English at the University of West Alabama, encourages participants to connect the worlds of health care and life experiences, giving them the opportunity to reflect […]

Road Scholar Speakers Bureau


The Road Scholars Speakers Bureau provides public presentations and lectures on a variety of humanities topics. Designed to educate and entertain, the programs are presented by Alabama’s most enlightening university and independent scholars. View the Road Scholar catalog and guidelines and procedures. Then, when you’re ready, book a speaker!