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 at left for access via our YouTube channel!







The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, via the Federation of State Humanities Councils, awarded more than $34,000 to Humanities Tennessee to implement our Democracy & the Informed Citizen project.






HT awarded $550,000 to 98 cultural organizations in TN as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) passed by Congress in March.









The Athens, Pulaski, Selmer, and Charlotte communities adapted programming to ensure the Museum on Main Street exhibit, Crossroads: Change in Rural America, was accessible. Here is one of three videos produced by Arts in McNairy.







The 2020 Young Writer’s Workshop program pivoted to serve students online since the typical residential program was not possible. Our thanks to Ingram Spark for printing the anthologies of the students’ work.








We announced and published the three winners of the first Tennessee True Stories essay contest. Click the logo above to enjoy all three essays!









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