About the Vermont Humanities Council

Because Ideas Matter

Recent Press Coverage

Annual Fall Conference

Virginia Heffernan to Speak on Internet ‘Magic and Loss’
Seven Days
November 1, 2017

Award-winning author on America’s civil rights era
WCAX-TV
November 4, 2016

First Wednesdays

Poetic persona still guides former laureate Collins
Bennington Banner
April 8, 2018

NPR’s Siegel Talks Trump, Role of Media
The Middlebury Campus
November 8, 2017

Looking Back At 40 Years Of Radio With Robert Siegel Of ‘All Things Considered’
Vermont Public Radio
October 31, 2017

Grants

Journalism film series to conclude with ‘Spotlight’
The Commons
February 21, 2018

History Space: Radical abolition in Vermont
The Burlington Free Press
September 2, 2017

The Valley gathers for a night of diversity
The Valley Reporter
April 13, 2017

Humanities Camps

Humanities camp brings medieval times to Stowe
Stowe Reporter
June 28, 2018

It’s Greek to them
The Commons
August 8, 2016

Anonymous donor gives $30K to fund VT Humanities Council summer camps
The Eagle Times
July 12, 2016

Middle schoolers explore the Olympics at camp
The Stowe Reporter
July 7, 2016

Like gods and goddesses
St. Albans Messenger
June 15, 2016

Ideas on Tap

Ideas Take Center Stage at ArtsRiot This Fall
Seven Days
November 17, 2016

Literacy Programs

McCallum: The Value Of Literacy
Vermont Public Radio
January 11, 2017

Reading and Discussion

Vt. Humanities book discussions return to Rochester Library
Mountain Times
January 24, 2018

Swenson Award

Cassel wins humanities honor
The Rutland Herald
October 13, 2017

Jericho librarian named humanities teacher of the year
The Burlington Free Press
October 18, 2016

Vermont Reads

Vermont Reads One Of Its Own
The Valley News
January 25, 2018

‘Vermont Reads’ taps historical novel for talks on current affairs
VTDigger
January 14, 2018

BookMarks: ‘Bread and Roses, Too’ is Vermont Reads pick
Bennington Banner
December 20, 2017

Vermont Reads: Brown Girl Dreaming
Vermont Public Radio
October 20, 2017

Vermont Reads Author Jacqueline Woodson on ‘Brown Girl Dreaming’
Seven Days
October 18, 2017

Other Initiatives

Attack on Democracy
The Times Argus
April 4, 2017

Lunch & Learn on the First Amendment (Bill of Rights Exhibit)
The Northfield News
February 16, 2017