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Past Programs & Events
- Arizona Commission on the Arts
A state agency, ACA funds the creative and performing arts.
- Arizona Heritage Traveler
Managed by AHC, this site provides visitors an overview of history and heritage centers in Arizona.
- Arizona Historical Society
This state agency oversees four main museums and many other affiliate museums.
- Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records
The State Library provides resources, training, and funding to libraries and museums.
- Arizona Women's Hall of Fame
Recognizes and honors the women who have made important contributions to the history of Arizona.
- The Big Read
An initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Arts Midwest, sponsored in partnership by the West Valley Arts Council, the Maricopa County Library District and AHC.
The National Endowment for the Humanities operates this site, which provides great links to other humanities programs.
- Federation of State Humanities Councils
The Federation is the membership organization for all 56 state and territorial humanities councils.
- Institute for Humanities Research, Arizona State University
Examines today's most important issues from the humanistic perspective.
- Library of Congress
The national Center for the Book program is headquartered here.
- Maricopa Partnership for Arts & Culture
MPAC develops entrepreneurial partnerships that advance arts and culture as a critical component of the region's economic prosperity, distinctiveness and vibrancy.
- Museum Association of Arizona
MAA is the member organization for museums and heritage sites in Arizona.
- National Endowment for the Humanities
NEH is the federal agency responsible for promoting the humanities through its grant program and other activities.
- Smithsonian Institution
Learn more about the museums and other activities operated by this federal program.
- Smithsonian Institution's Museum on Main Street Program
This site includes information about the agency's rural traveling exhibit program.
- State Humanities Councils
Locate the state humanities council for every state and territory.
- Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing
A catalyst for dynamic and visionary leadership in creative writing and the humanities.