July 25, 2013

Three Maine organizations get humanities grants

The Associated Press

PORTLAND — The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded more than $400,000 in grants to three Maine organizations.

The Maine Humanities Council in Portland was awarded $159,000 for a project titled "Borders and Borderlands: The Acadian Experiences in Maine" under the Institutes for School Teachers program.

The Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor is getting $220,000 and the Monhegan Historical and Cultural Museum Association is receiving about $25,000, both for projects that aim to sustain cultural heritage collections.

In announcing the awards, U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King said the projects help sustain and share Maine's cultural heritage.

Were you interviewed for this story? If so, please fill out our accuracy form

Send question/comment to the editors




Further Discussion

Here at PressHerald.com we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • Type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • Exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)