What’s New?

The New Jersey Council for the Humanities (NJCH), a nonprofit organization serving the state through public humanities programming, announced that three new members have joined the NJCH Board of Trustees. Caroline Casagrande, J.D., Jan Lewis, Ph.D., ...

NJCH announces sites for Water/Ways
NJCH recently selected six host sites for the Smithsonian Institution Museum on Main Street (MoMS) Water/Ways traveling exhibition. Water/Ways, an exhibit that explores the role that water plays in our lives, will debut in New Jersey in July 2019. ...

NJCH Awards Over $151,000 in Action Grants
NJCH recently awarded $151,097 in grant funding to nine organizations that will provide humanities programming for the residents of New Jersey over the next year. These institutions—including museums, theatres, educational institutions, and service...

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.
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.
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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