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Who We Are

Delaware Humanities is Delaware’s independent, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Founded in 1973, Delaware Humanities provides educational and cultural opportunities to Delawareans through original programming and grants for non-profit organizations. Delaware Humanities helps Delawareans gain a deeper understanding of human identity, intellectual achievement, diverse cultures, and our shared heritage.

Our Role In Delaware

Delaware Humanities provides educational and arts outreach, special projects, and funding opportunities to bring Delawareans together. We connect cultural, educational, and civic institutions statewide to provide public events that enhance our understanding of who we are, where we’ve been, and where we are going as individuals, communities, and citizens of Delaware.

Calendar

May 22, 2018 6:00 pm
@Bayhealth Hospital
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Dover, Delaware
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May 22, 2018 6:00 pm
@Bayhealth Hospital
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Dover, Delaware
May 22, 2018 6:00 pm
@Delaware History Museum
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Wilmington, Delaware
May 27, 2018 2:00 pm
@Bethel Historical Society
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Bethel, Delaware
May 29, 2018 4:00 pm
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@South Coastal Library
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Bethany Beach, Delaware

Newsworthy

  • HumaniTeens: Cultural vs. Genetic Heritage

    August 10, 2017

    In this installment of HumaniTeens, Stella and Zehra relate taking ancestral DNA tests, their results, and what this meant to each of them.

     

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  • HumaniTeens: Newark Farmers Market

    August 18, 2017

    Have you seen the organic section in your local supermarket? The ethnic section? If you have, it’s probably small without a decent variety. “You could shop at five or six stores or just one.” Located on Kirkwood Highway in Newark, the Farmers Market serves a wide variety of cultures and peoples across the state.

     

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