• Welcome to Brian Boyles, our new executive director! Brian will take over duties from David Tebaldi in October.

  • Hospital workers reflect and focus on the care they provide through the power of literature thanks to our facilitated group sessions in the Discussion Grant program for Literature & Medicine.

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The David Tebaldi Fund

David Tebaldi is retiring in October. In honor of his dedication to inclusive programming, our Board of Directors has established The David Tebaldi Fund and seeks contributions to it.


New Executive Director

We're proud to announce Brian Boyles as our new executive director. Brian will take over duties from David Tebaldi in October. Please join us in giving Brian a warm welcome!

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Find a Grant

We will award $450,000 this year in grants—inquire now about one for your work. Send us your ideas for public programs that engage the humanities! Project Grant LOIs due 9/17.

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Featured Grant: Chair City

Gardner was once the chair-making capital of the world but has now been virtually abandoned by industry. One Mass Humanities grantee is using the power of history to help people make sense of their situation, heal, and rebuild the community.

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More events...
9/19/18 7:00 PM
When the paper mill in Groveton, NH closed after being the economic engine of the community for decades, the town fell on hard times. This discussion ...  Learn More
9/20/18 4:00 PM5:00 PM
Join us and for a panel discussion with award-wining educator Donovan Livingston, literary advocate Ty Allan Jackson, and psychology professor Dr. Ede...  Learn More
Tuesday, September 18th

Poverty and American Pride

Amherst's Troops Camp on Boston Common

On this day in 1758, 4,500 British troops under the command of Jeffrey Amherst camped on Boston Common before setting off to fight the French. Newly promoted to Major-General, Amherst had recently eng...
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