Our programs would not be possible without people like you who value the wisdom and vitality of the humanities and recognize the critical need for humanities education in an informed and effective society. We urge you to take a look at our membership opportunities and choose the level that most suits you, your family or your business. Together, we bring the humanities to life in Colorado! Read more...
Colorado Poet Laureate Joe Hutchison will lead a posse of Colorado poets at the Biennial of the Americas August 8 in a program "To Story or Not to Story." Governor John Hickenlooper introduced Joe during a news conference on the West Steps of the State Capitol Tuesday, September 9, 2014.
Colorado Humanities will proudly present Helen Thorpe, author of Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War and Angela Ricketts, author of No Man's War: Irreverent Confessions of an Infantry Wife in a conversation moderated by National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman William Adams.
Motheread/Fatheread Colorado, our early childhood and family literacy program, was selected as a semifinalist for the American Prize, one of three new Library of Congress literacy awards celebrated for the first time this November in Washington, D.C. Motheread/Fatheread Colorado is also cited in the Library's new publication for programmatic strategies, Best Practices.
Newly published! 20 more volumes for our Colorado biography series, Great Lives in Colorado History! Now a 33-book complement, the Great Lives series is designed for elementary readers, and written in English and Spanish. Each biography contains relevant historical photos and information about significant Coloradans in history, study questions, glossaries, timelines and bibliographies for young readers. What great gifts these make for our school libraries and our children, grandchildren, and young friends!