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

Grants

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

Cuban actress speaks after award-winning drama ‘Conducta’
Brattleboro Reformer
September 14, 2016

Humanities Camps

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

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: Brown Girl Dreaming
Vermont Public Radio
October 20, 2017

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

Vermont Reads tackles civil rights movement
The News & Citizen
September 14, 2017

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

Vermont Reads Selects ‘Brown Girl Dreaming’
Seven Days
November 29, 2016

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