UHC receives major support through annual grants from:

National Endowment for the Humanities

State of Utah

Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts, & Parks Fund

A 2011
Intermountain Combined Federal Campaign Charity


The Utah Humanities Council
empowers individuals and groups to improve their communities through active engagement in the humanities.

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UHC News & Announcements

We want to welcome our new Administrative Assistant, Justin Howland. He is already a terrific addition to our team!

JOB OPENINGS AT UHC! The Utah Humanities Council seeks an experienced program manager or educator. Click for details.

Celebrating its 17th year, the Utah Humanities Book Festival is Utah’s oldest and only statewide book festival and has become Utah’s signature literary event. Click here to see a few of this year's events (with many more to come).

The "Journey Stories" exhibition continues its year-long tour through Utah at the Uintah County Heritage Museum in Vernal, where you can see it July 19 through September 5. The exhibition and associated activities are free and open to the public. Check Vernal activities here and learn more about the Utah tour here.

We're gearing up this fall for the second year of the Clemente Course at East High in Salt Lake City, a partnership with Westminster College and the University of Utah's Honors College. Here's a recent story about Clemente from Westminster College.

Want to go to college but lack the funds? If you live in Ogden, Cedar City, or the Salt Lake Valley, you may continue your education through Venture. For more information click here!

Become part of the We Are One project—tell us what you think! On Friday, March 21st, students in the Clemente Course at East High School in Salt Lake City turned their school "inside out" and joined in the largest public art project in the world. Join the conversation about their project by clicking here.

We've had another terrific year! Take a moment to view our most recent Annual Report.

Click here for complete calendar of events.

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