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YDCDM Langdon Canceled


This event has been postponed due to inclement weather! On February 21, 2015, the Your DC Digital Museum program will set up shop at the Langdon Park Recreation Center (2901 20th Street, NE)! We’ll bring scanners, cameras, and other equipment to digitize community members’ personal historic archives on the spot. Originals will be returned to their owners along with a flash drive full of digital copies! The digitized material will also be added to the DC Digital Museum, Washington’s ever-growing

Small Grants, Big Impact


Get a grant of up to $1500 to help support your humanities project Humanities DC Small grants have gone on to do some big things. Apply now and get some help with research, planning, publication, dissemination, or anything in between. Applications are due on March 6. Last year alone, we supported: 1. A project aimed at documenting the history of African American trailblazers working in the public relations field. 2. An analysis of the “Washington Color School” and the role

Humanities DC Announces Open Job Opportunities


Positions available in program management and grants administration Join Humanities DC and help us meet our mission “to enrich the quality of life, foster intellectual stimulation, and promote cross-cultural understanding and appreciation of local history in all neighborhoods of the District through humanities programs and grants.” We are now seeking applicants for the Director of Grants and Special Projects and Program Manager positions. Director of Grants and Special Projects, Full Time – Humanities DC seeks a community-focused, detail oriented Director

#Humanitini: Punk and Hardcore DC 1980-2015


  Beyond retrospective, this Humanitini event examines DC punk from hardcore glory days to current scene. In the wake of several documentaries, band reunions, and music archives, we ask: what is the significance of punk today? Does its ethos of dissent still resonate? From politics and DIY to reconstituting the “punk past,” join the conversation about your local punk culture(s). RSVP here.   About Humanitini   Our signature “think and drink” program brings Washingtonians together to discuss issues that are timely,