Americana Music Series: “Silent Voices”

United Methodist Church of Red Bank 247 Broad St, Red Bank, United States

Explore the heart of Americana music with Creative OPERAtions through a concert series that seamlessly blends folk, spirituals, blues, bluegrass, American opera, and classical music. Immerse yourself in art, music, and history through multidisciplinary artist Mary Ann McKay's "Silent Voices Series," with performances on November 5 and 19.

Washington’s Landing in New Jersey

Washington Crossing State Park Visitor Center 355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road, Titusville, NJ, United States

NJCH is proud to sponsor "Washington’s Landing in New Jersey" on December 10, 2023.

Community History Information Session

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Interested in learning how to use public humanities practices to discover, preserve, and celebrate your community? Join us for a virtual information session on Monday, December 11, at noon! 


Grant Award Notifications

Notifications in regard to applications for Round One of NJCH’s 2023-24 Action and Incubation Grants will be made by December 31, 2023.

Open Book / Open Mind: Kate Manne, “Unshrinking”.

Montclair Public Library, Main Library 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ, United States

A Cornell philosophy professor and feminist author ("Down Girl" and "Entitled") tackles the issue of size discrimination with a leading book critic.

Humanities at Play: Unpacking with Gigi Naglak


Gigi Naglak, Director of Programs at the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, will play a virtual game of "Unpacking" with staff from Nevada Humanities live on Twitch. The event will be an opportunity to laugh and learn with a fellow humanities council.

Open Book / Open Mind, Ayana Mathis, “The Unsettled”

Montclair Public Library, Main Library 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ, United States

The author of “The Twelve Tribes of Hattie” talks about her new family saga set in the 1980s spanning Philadelphia and small-town Alabama with a notable memoirist and novelist.

The 44th Annual Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series

Paul Robeson Campus Center 350 Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd, Essex Room, Newark, NJ, United States
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

NJCH is a proud sponsor of the 44th Annual Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series presented by the Clement A. Price Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience at Rutgers University-Newark. The series' theme is La Fuerza de las Voces Negras: Afrolatinidades en las Americas; The Power of Black Voices: Afrolatin Identities in the Americas.

Price of Liberty Film Series: Mann v. Ford Screening & Discussion

Montclair Film Cinema 505 509 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ, United States

NJCH is proud to sponsor the Montclair History Center's 2024 Price of Liberty film series, featuring the films Mann v. Ford (2011) produced by HBO and The Sacrifice Zone (2020) produced by Talking Eyes.

Webinar: Applying for an NJCH Grant

Virtual Event Virtual Event

This hour-long webinar, designed to help potential grantees learn more about the mission of NJCH and about public humanities programming, will explore Incubation and Action Grant guidelines and requirements.