Mass Humanities supports programs that use history, literature,
philosophy, and the other humanities disciplines to enhance and
improve civic life throughout Massachusetts.
>> Worcester 1774
Worcester County stands up for American independence again with countywide reenactments this spring and summer.
>> Humanities Seaside
We've compiled a list of our favorite public humanities destinations by the sea. Enjoy your summer vacation seasoned with a taste of the past.
>> 14 Books for the Beach
Our staff and board selected some of the books from their summertime lists to recommend to you. Take in these titles as you bask in the sun.
>> Our 40th Anniversary
Celebrate four decades of inspiration and public engagement with the humanities. View our slideshow of Mass Humanities milestones.
Literature & Medicine
Humanities at the heart of health care >>
The Clemente Course in the Humanities
Tuition-free, college-level instruction >>
The Public Humanist
Today: European Parliamentary Elections 2014 >>
Family Adventures in Reading
A humanities-based family reading program >>
Boston Masons Organize First Grand Lodge in America
On this day in 1733, 18 men gathered at the Bunch of Grapes Tavern on King Street in Boston and organized the first Masonic Lodge in North America. The fraternal society was based loosely on medieval stonemasons' guilds. Members pledged to be true to each ... >>
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