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REGISTER TODAY! Spring & Summer Teacher Professional Development Workshops
4 NEW workshops for NJ K-12 educators taking place throughout the state in Spring and Summer 2015. Click to learn more, REGISTER, and pay online! NJCH Spring and Summer workshop information and application available HERE. Contact MaryGrace ...

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Attend one of the Council's FREE grant proposal workshops. Click here to learn more.

New Grant Opportunity
Does your organization want to host a book discussion group? Are you planning a new film discussion program? Click here to learn more about the Council's new Community Discussion Grants Program.

Telling Untold Histories: An Unconference
Telling Untold Histories is the first unconference in the South Jersey/Philadelphia region that will bring public historians, museums, historical societies, libraries and archives together with scholars and students to discuss how to tackle diffi...

Programs Offered by NJCH

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One way the Council achieves its mission is by awarding grants in support of the public humanities. Whether your organization has been working in the public humanities for years or is planning a project for the first time, the Council welcomes your project ideas.
Horizons Speakers Bureau
The Horizons Speakers Bureau provides lecturers in humanities areas as wide- ranging as ethnic and cultural studies, history, literature, interpretation of the arts, and public policy.
Teacher Programs
Seminars, Awards, and other professional development programs for New Jersey K-12 educators.
Museum on Main Street
The Museum on Main Street (MoMS) Program is the Smithsonian Institution's Traveling Exhibition Service. NJCH works closely with the Smithsonian and NJ museums, historical societies and other cultural venues to bring MoMS exhibits to the state.
Each year NJCH recognizes individuals whose exemplary work in the public humanities has made a significant and lasting difference in the lives of New Jerseyans. The Council recognizes and lauds their signal contributions.
Literature & Medicine
Literature & Medicine: Humanities at the Heart of Health Care ® is a national award-winning reading and discussion program for health care professionals that, as one participant writes, “renews the heart and soul of health care.”
Humanities Connection
From politics and religion to race, education and healthcare, Humanities Connection brings together some of New Jersey’s most fascinating scholars, authors, filmmakers and educators in conversation about critical topics facing our state, nation and world.
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