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NJCH 2014 Book Awards
  NJCH will recognize our Book Award Winners on Saturday, October 18, 2014 as part of the New Jersey Center for the Book’s annual literary celebration at the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, New Jersey from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm. Members of...

Hometown Teams
The newest traveling Smithsonian exhibition celebrating sports in NJ and across the nation is touring the state!

Why Do Words Matter?
University leaders speak on the role of the humanities in higher education and civic life. Segments produced by NJ Arts News, in partnership with Seton Hall University. Click here to listen now.  

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.


Today's Events

35 in 350: The Story of New Jersey at William Paterson University Galleries, All Day (check w/venue for hours)

A Celluloid Story at Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University, All Day (check w/venue for hours)

Buen Provecho: The History of Food in Latin America at Newark Public Library - Main Branch, All Day (check w/venue for hours)

Book Awards at , All Day (check w/venue for hours)


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