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Press Releases

Indigenous Histories and Traditions Projects Supported by California Humanities

Above image: Gathering Time: Pomo Art During the Pandemic artists. Photo by Robert Morgan. Across California a new cohort of Humanities for All Quick
For Immediate Release Media Contact: Christi Shortridge, Interim Communications Director, cshortridge@calhum.org   September 7, 2022—(OAKLAND, CA)—The Board of Directors of California Humanities announces the resignation
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For Immediate Release Media Contact: Christi Shortridge, Interim Communications Director, cshortridge@calhum.org  September 1, 2022—(OAKLAND, CA)—California Humanities is proud to announce that twenty public humanities

 In the Banlieues/Centering the Margin: Oakland/Saint-Denis An International Exhibition Opens at SPUR (San Francisco) and Oakstop (Oakland) in August 2022

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In the Banlieues/Centering the Margin: Oakland/Saint-Denis An International Exhibition Opens at SPUR (San Francisco) and Oakstop (Oakland) in August 2022 For Immediate Release Media

$259,000 Awarded to Humanities Projects Reaching New and Underserved Audiences

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California Humanities Announces Summer 2022 Humanities for All Project Grant Awardees

In the Banlieues/Centering the Margin: Oakland/Saint-Denis Opening

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Villa Albertine San Francisco and California Humanities Announce Centering the Margin: Oakland/Saint-Denis An International Exhibition and Cultural Exchange

Humanities for All Quick Grants Support Community, History, & Storytelling throughout California

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California Humanities Announces Spring 2022 Humanities for All Quick Grant Awardees

California Humanities Grants $450k to 16 Documentary Projects for Production, Research & Development

California Humanities Announces 2022 California Documentary Project Awards

San Francisco’s Favorite Evening of Talks and Performances, Night of Ideas, is Back In-Person for the 2022 Edition

San Francisco Public Library, KQED, SFMOMA and California Humanities partner with Villa Albertine for annual in-person event May 17 SAN FRANCISCO, April 12, 2022 -Villa

Announcing California Humanities’ Library Innovation Lab Awardees

California Humanities Announces Fall 2021 Humanities for All Quick Grant Awardees