Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Humanities Texas

  • Austin, TX
  • www.humanitiestexas.org

Mission Statement

Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, advances education in the humanities through programs that improve the quality of classroom teaching, support libraries and museums, and create opportunities for lifelong learning for all Texans.

Main Programs

  1. EDUCATION
  2. TRAVELING EXHIBITIONS
  3. GRANTS
  4. PUBLIC PROGRAMS
Service Areas

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Texas

Texas

ruling year

1988

Executive Director

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Michael L. Gillette

Keywords

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educational nonprofit

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EIN

75-1493438

 Number

1593881493

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Humanities Organizations (A70)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

EDUCATION

Humanities Texas offers a number of exciting programs that recognize and encourage outstanding teaching in Texas schools. We place special emphasis on providing teachers with the rigorous, content-intensive training that they need to ensure student success.

- Teacher Institutes and Workshops
- Outstanding Teaching Awards
- Linden Heck Howell Texas History Initiative
- A President's Vision
- Online Resources

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TRAVELING EXHIBITIONS

The Humanities Texas exhibitions program circulates traveling exhibitions on a variety of topics ranging from the signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence and Martin Luther King Jr. to the art of El Greco and the Dust Bowl. We also make available a large collection of documentaries and other media resources to supplement humanities programming.

Our goal is to provide high-quality, affordable resources to cultural and educational institutions throughout Texas and the nation. We invite you to consider how these resources might benefit your organization.

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GRANTS

Humanities Texas grants enable communities throughout the state to develop programs of local interest promoting heritage, culture, and education.

Since 1974, we have awarded more than 2,500 grants supporting a wide range of public humanities programs, including lectures, oral history projects, museum exhibitions, teacher institutes, reading program, and documentary films.

- Mini Grants
- Major Grants for community projects
- Major Grants for media projects

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PUBLIC PROGRAMS

Humanities Texas advances heritage, education, and culture through a variety of public programs. These programs offer Texans opportunities for learning and reflection, stimulate civic awareness, and ensure that the state's cultural and intellectual resources are accessible to a broad audience.

- Texas Originals
- Humanities Texas Award
- Public Lectures
- Holiday Book Fair
- Publications
- E-Newsletter
- Digital Repository

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HUMANITIES TEXAS
Fiscal year: Nov 01-Oct 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Humanities Texas

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Executive Director

Michael L. Gillette

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Leslie Blanton

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