"Never limit yourself because of others' limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination."

- Mai Jemison,
  First African American Female Astronaut
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" Utah Humanities empowers Utahns to improve their communities
 through active engagement in the humanities."

Women's History Month at the Movies


March marks Women's History Month, and three notable media projects funded by the Division of Public Programs highlight women's contribution to creating a better society. These projects feature courageous women who challenged oppressive forces and fought for change in politics, journalism, and international law

No Job for a Woman: The Women Who Fought to Report WWII. War Reporter Ruth Cowan far left with Group of Women War Reporters, 1944. Image Credit: NARA


Still Curious About What We Do? 

Our annual report gives specific examples of how we are meeting our mission to improve communities through the humanities.

Learn more about the role we play in Utah communities, how our work is divided into centers that each address a specific humanities focus, how we partner with organizations to offer humanities programs statewide, and more. 

This recent report also gives real-life stories about people from your communities whose lives have been improved because of our work. Get to know us by clicking here or by clicking the image above to read our annual report.

What if You Could Affect Society and Improve Lives
in a Single Day?

Love UT Give UT is our community's biggest day of giving. It's one extraordinary day to support the organizations that make Utah a great place to live and work, including Utah Humanities. And it's your chance to make a positive impact in your community.
          • Do you share a passion for lifelong learning?
          • Do you take comfort in knowing people have access to educational opportunities?
          • Do you enjoy visiting museums and learning about local history?
          • Do you enjoy community conversations that get to the heart of current issues facing your community?
If you do, then you share our vision and belief that the humanities have the power to help us become better individuals and to create a better society. Your support will provide
Utahns --like you--access to programs that empower them
improve their communities through active engagement in
Visit our Love UT Give UT giving page or click the logo above to make your donation any time between March 1, 2016, and March 31, 2016!

Click the State Icon to See Our Humanities Events Near You

Our events calendar is organized by month, date, and even region of the state.

Click the icon to visit our calendar, and remember  to check back often.

There are always new humanities events to attend!

Many Thanks

Utah Humanities is grateful for the generous support of many individuals, foundations, and corporations and for public funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the State of Utah, and the Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts, and Parks Fund.

Special thanks to Alternative Visions for supporting UH's Clemente Course in the Humanities, a college humanities course for underserved high school students.