Connecting People with Ideas

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Inspiring a tolerant, literate, and intellectually inquisitive Idaho citizenry.

The Idaho Humanities Council (IHC) is a non-profit organization serving as a state-based partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). We are dedicated to serving Idaho citizens by promoting greater public awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the humanities.

Programs

Bringing the Humanities to You!

We work with organizations as partners to develop local humanities projects and programs, and by sponsoring our own Council-conducted programs, such as summer institutes in the humanities for K-12 teachers, library reading/discussion programs in small communities, traveling exhibitions from the Smithsonian Institution, a Humanities Speakers Bureau, and Distinguished Humanities Lectures.

Grants

Need funding for a humanities project?

We offer grants to support projects involving Idaho citizens that focus on literature, history, philosophy, art history, archaeology and other humanities disciplines.

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Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

Pulitzer Prize-winning Historian T.J. Stiles Event POSTPONED

When: April 30, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
Where: The DEC – Downtown Event Center, 480 Park Ave., Idaho Falls, ID

  EVENT POSTPONED Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, historian T.J. Stiles will be the speaker at the Idaho Humanities Council’s 13th Annual Eastern Idaho Distinguished Humanities Lecture and Dinner on Thursday, April 30, 7…

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Who We Are

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Our Staff

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The Board

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Reports

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Press

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HOW HAVE WE HELPED?

"Support from IHC ensures we can bring people together to explore diverse issues and hear varied viewpoints through the lens of civility, which is important now more than ever."

Morgan Keating

Development Manager, City Club of Boise

“North Idaho Read’s goal is to bring communities together around a book and support from the Idaho Humanities Council has provided author talks with truly amazing community discussions!”

Twylla Rehder

Adult Program Coordinator, Community Library Network at Hayden

How Can We Help?

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