Vermont Humanities Programs

Because Ideas Matter


Other Initiatives

Programs that shed light on the state of the humanities today, as well as some earlier Vermont Humanities Council projects. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Visit our Public Programs or Programs for Specific Audiences pages.

Ongoing Programs

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Before Your Time Podcast Series

A joint podcast series with the Vermont Historical Society that explores Vermont’s history, one object at a time.

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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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.