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.

Stay connected with us here for information about programs and events in your area of the state.

UHC News & Announcements

The Utah Humanities Council received a Schwartz Award at the 2014 National Humanities Conference held October 30 - November 2 in Philadelphia, PA. The prestigious award is given annually to up to three programs for innovative programs that have had a significant impact on citizens, organizations, or communities in their states. For more information on the Schwartz Prize, click here. Read about the We Are One Project, as an outgrowth of our Clemente Course in the Humanities and watch the We Are One video documentary. Read our press release announcing the award here.

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 in Ephraim, where you can see it November 1 through January 9. The exhibition and associated activities are free and open to the public. Check Ephraim 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!

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