Delaware Humanities has awarded grants to the following organizations during the second half of our 2017 fiscal year.
- Coalition to Dismantle the New Jim Crow, Citizens Use of Power for a Better Community
- Delaware Art Museum, John Sloan Symposium, exploring the international context of his art and the Ashcan School
- Delaware Theatre Company—Delaware Young Playwrights Festival
- Greater Lewes Foundation—History Book Festival
- New Sweden Centre (Kalmar Nickle Institute), Who Wore What and When, symposium exploring clothing, art, music, and food of different groups in colonial Delaware Valley
- One Village Alliance, Raising Kings, week-long series of events centered on supporting and nurturing boys and young men of color, $15,000.00
- Pacem in Terris, Pacem Film Series, 50 Years of Peace and Justice
- Immanuel Union United Methodist Church, Jolley’s Neck Participatory Cultural Research Mapping (of the Lenape/Delaware Moors)
- Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation, World War I Mobile Museum
- People to People Delaware, Peace Through Understanding
- Chinese American Community Center, Moonlight, Moon Bright: The Story of the Mid-Autumn Festival
- League of Women Voters Education Fund, Civics for Adults
Delaware Humanities Council introduces New Executive Director Michele AnstineJune 18, 2018
Michele Anstine, most recently the Assistant CEO and Chief Program Officer for the Delaware Historical Society, brings twenty years of experience working in the humanities in Delaware. While at the George Read II House & Gardens, she held various leadership roles, raising nearly $2 million in funds to preserve and enhance one of the premiere Federalist homes and museum collections in the United States. She was a critical part of the successful campaign to designate the property as a National Historic Landmark. A native of southern Kent County, Ms. Anstine holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from the University of Delaware.