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Top 20 in 2020: Humanities Across Tennessee

More than 100 authors and thousands of participants gathered online for the first ever virtual Southern Festival of Books. Enjoy your favorite sessions this winter — just click the photo…

With Thanks & Gratitude: A Year-End Message

Dear Friends, I hope our final newsletter of this year finds you and your loved ones in good health. As we navigate this unusual holiday season, I can’t help but…

Statement & Commitment from Humanities Tennessee

  Like you, at Humanities Tennessee we are reeling from the events of the past few weeks, as well as the past three months. The intensity of social injustices, climate…

Humanities Tennessee Announces CARES Act Grant Awards

  Nonprofit organizations from Johnson City to Memphis in all nine Tennessee Congressional districts will receive more than $300,000 from Humanities Tennessee in the first round of CARES Act relief…

Humanities Tennessee CARES Act Grants Available

As part of the $2 trillion federal CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act passed by Congress to provide economic relief during the COVID-19 pandemic, $550,000 will be re-granted…

Support for Tennessee Cultural Institutions

To Our Partners and Friends, On behalf of our team, we hope you and your families are doing well and staying healthy above all else. We hope you are joining…

Community During COVID-19

Hello Friends, During this unprecedented time in our lives, my first thought is for the health and well-being of you and your family. At Humanities Tennessee, our team has been…

Humanities Tennessee Suspends Events Through April

Dear Friends, Humanities Tennessee is committed to public health and safety, and we recognize that the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and large-scale response across Tennessee and our country raises concerns for…

Humanities Tennessee Partners with Big Ears Festival

UPDATED 3/11/20: This event is cancelled, as is the Big Ears Festival. Please see the Festival’s announcement for more information:   Knoxville’s Big Ears Festival expands to offer literary programming…