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R.I. Council for the Humanities announces 2019 award recipients

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities will honor the White family, Silaphone Nhongvongsouthy, Edible Schoolyard at Green Animals Topiary Garden, and...
THE RHODE ISLAND COUNCIL for the Humanities has announced it is distributing $140,000 worth of grants to 15 nonprofits to fund humanities initiatives.

15 R.I. civic and cultural groups receive $140K in Humanities Council...

PROVIDENCE – Fifteen civic and cultural organizations are receiving a total of $140,000 in grants from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities that...
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Rabbi receives lifetime achievement award

RABBI WAYNE M. FRANKLIN, leader of interfaith dialogues for Temple Emanu-El in Providence, was presented with the Honorary Chairs’ Award for Lifetime Achievement in...

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Mission: The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities seeds, supports and strengthens public history, cultural heritage, civic education and community engagement by and for...
STEAMSHIP HISTORICAL SOCIETY of America has launched an interactive, educational website for students regarding the U.S. transition from sail to steam in the early 19th century.

Steamship Historical Society opens archives with new website

WARWICK – The Warwick-based Steamship Historical Society of America has launched an interactive website called STEAMing Into the Future, sharing the group’s archives online.The...
THE RHODE ISLAND Council for the Humanities announced 14 arts, culture and education groups from across the state would share in $136,429 in new grants. Each grant ranges in size from $5,000 to $12,000. / COURTESY RICH

Rhode Island Council for the Humanities announces $136K in grants

PROVIDENCE - Fourteen local organizations will share $136,429 in new Rhode Island Council for the Humanities grants, ranging in size from $12,000 to $5,000,...
SALVE REGINA UNIVERSITY is currenlty hosting "Seeking Shelter: A Story of Place, Faith and Resistance," a multimedia exhibition chronicling the story of a group of Rhode Islanders’ Vietnam War-era activism and the reaction of their community. / COURTESY SALVE REGINA UNIVERSITY

Salve Regina hosts ‘Seeking Shelter’ multimedia exhibit

NEWPORT – A multimedia exhibition chronicling the story of a group of Rhode Islanders’ Vietnam War-era activism and the reaction of their community, “Seeking...

Tutson receives Public Humanities Scholar Award from RICH

VALERIE TUTSON is the founding member and executive director of Rhode Island Black Storytellers. The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities recently awarded Tutson...

RICH presents Savage with lifetime achievement award in the humanities

JUDITH C. SAVAGE was recently awarded the Honorary Chairs’ Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Humanities from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities....

Cabral wins humanities award for inspired storytelling

LEN CABRAL, an international storyteller, is the recipient of this year’s Tom Roberts Prize for Creative Achievement in the Humanities for four decades of...
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