Our programs, partnerships, and grants focus on communities leading our initiatives, using the concept of the humanities in action, and fostering space where people belong. We want our work to not only help others develop an appreciation for the humanities but to teach them how to apply the humanities to everyday life and gain lifelong critical thinking skills. Together—with the power of storytelling—we can find common ground, build connections, learn from each other, and shape the future of our state.
PA Humanities has core programs, but we often branch out and offer our support and resources when other projects and events share our values. From festivals to reading programs to speaking engagements, we’re always open to exploring new ways to advocate for the humanities and the power of storytelling.
Over the course of the pandemic, PA Humanities has facilitated and been invited to speak at webinars and virtual conferences to discuss how the humanities relate to topics such as education, community building, creative placemaking, and more.