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Shakespeare's First Folio
Visits Arizona

Assembled seven years after Shakespeare's death, the First Folio includes 36 of his plays—18 of which had never been before published. Join the University of Arizona, Arizona State Museum, & other organizations for numerous programs celebrating this unique occasion.

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Upcoming Programs
In Your Town!

Whether you enjoy Arizona history, poetry, performances, art history, or the culture of the West, we have a calendar of programs to inform, delight, and enlighten.

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History Alive!
with George Bird Grinnell

Travel back in time for a free family-friendly evening in downtown Phoenix! Experience exciting historical figures as they tell their stories and hear about adventures in the territorial American West. On February 24th, learn about the "Father of American Conservation."

DISCOVER HISTORY ALIVE!
What are the
humanities?

The humanities give us knowledge of the past, insight about the present, and wisdom for the future. The humanities teach us about others and help us to know ourselves.

LEARN ABOUT THE HUMANITIES
Apply for a Project or Mini
Grant in 2016!

Arizona Humanities supports innovative, community-based projects that use humanities disciplines to connect Arizonans to the cultures, peoples, and histories of the state and beyond.

LEARN MORE ABOUT GRANT OPPORTUNITIES
Explore Arizona and the
World with AZ Speaks

Attention libraries, museums, and non-profits! Our AZ Speaks catalog is online and filled with talented and engaging scholars that you can bring to your town. Search by speaker or subject to find presentations.

VIEW THE AZ SPEAKS CATALOG

Grants

We support innovative, community-based projects that use humanities disciplines to connect Arizonans to the cultures, peoples, and histories of the state and beyond.

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Programs

We offer programs in big cities and small towns across the entire state of Arizona.  Explore, share, and experience humanities programs happening in your neighborhood!

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Sustain the Humanities

Arizona Humanities programs are an investment in Arizona’s citizens and communities – because lifelong learning enriches our shared cultural experience and helps us all become better and more thoughtful citizens of our state, our nation, and the world.

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