• Brian Boyles has officially started as Executive Director! Find out more about Brian in this Q&A.

  • 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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Great benefit dinner!

Thank you to all involved for a fantastic forum and benefit dinner at the JFK Library! The warmth and energy of the event were due in no small part to our terrific attendees.

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Q&A with Brian Boyles

We sat down with new Mass Humanities Executive Director Brian Boyles to talk about what drew him to this position, his vision going forward and more.

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Find a grant

Our Project Grants support public humanities programming in almost all formats. The next LOI form deadline is 12/17.

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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...
11/17/18 1:00 PM2:00 PM
The Old Colony History Museum preserves more than two dozen objects and over a hundred manuscript documents from Taunton's earliest decades. The colle...  Learn More
11/26/18 2:00 PM4:00 PM
A fun art event where youth will paint or draw what signifies an African family. Artwork will be displayed and the jury will choose winners using crit...  Learn More
Saturday, November 17th

Patriotism as Civil Religion

Boston Tea Party Raider Born

On this day in 1738, David Kinnison was born in Old Kingston, Maine, or so he claimed. An early convert to the cause of American independence, he claimed to have participated in the dumping of......
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