Vermont Humanities Programs

Other Initiatives

Other Initiatives

Ongoing Programs

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Vermont Book Award

A literary prize that honors work of outstanding literary merit by Vermont authors and celebrates the long tradition of literature in the state

Past Programs

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The Bill of Rights and You

This pop-up exhibit commemorated the 225th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights

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Civil War Book of Days

The Civil War Book of Days was a weekly e-mail researched and published by the Vermont Humanities Council from October 2010 to April 2015.

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Ideas Matter Radio

Ideas Matter: Checking in with the Public Humanities was a collaborative initiative between seven state humanities councils and WAMC Northeast Public Radio.

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Ideas on Tap

Our Ideas on Tap conversation series was designed to convene informal, informative, and provocative discussions.

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Latino Americans

VHC was one of 203 national recipients of grants to conduct public programming about Latino history and culture.

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Pulitzer Prize Centennial

Events and programs around Vermont in 2016 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize.

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VPR Commentaries

Former Executive Director Peter Gilbert presented commentaries on Vermont Public Radio that examined current and past events from a humanities perspective.