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HM wins 2015 schwartz prize

Humanities Montana received its sixth Helen and Martin Schwartz Prize for Public Humanities Programs for the Hometown Humanities program during the National Humanities Conference in St. Louis on November 6.

Congratulations to this year’s other winners of the Schwartz Prize, the Maryland Humanities Council and Cal Humanities.

call for speakers

Humanities Montana is looking for new presentations for its statewide programs Montana Conversations and Speakers in the Schools. Applications are due December 15, 2015. Learn more here

resources for teachers

Humanities Montana offers a wide variety of youth-oriented programs and opportunities, and we invite partnerships with teachers to extend and deepen our connections with Montana's young people. Learn more here

new on the m.a.p.

emily m. danforth's novel The Miseducation of Cameron Post has been added to the Montana Authors Project, our digital literary map that links writing to place. Learn more here.

letters about literature

Every fall, hundreds of students across Montana write letters to authors whose books have especially affected them. These letters are then submitted to a contest sponsored by the Library of Congress for a chance to win state and national prizes.

It’s a fun and different way to connect with books, with resources for teachers to integrate the program into their classroom curricula. Learn more here

montana shares

Supporters of the humanities in Montana have a new way to give: Montana Shares. If you participate in Montana Shares through your workplace, please consider donating to Humanities Montana for programs and grants on history, literature, Native American cultures, philosophy, and much more.



Humanities Montana is an independent nonprofit organization that provides grants and programs on history, literature, Native American cultures, and more all over the state of Montana.

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