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  • It is essential that we, who understand what the humanities are and realize their indisputable value to our country’s prosperity and security, take action now to assure NEH’s future.

    Please join efforts with Colorado Humanities and the Federation of State Humanities Council's in support of NEH. Read more...

  • Want to talk about Colorado Humanities and the state humanities councils? Read more for some important points.

  • Join us for the next free Denver Veterans Writing Workshop at Lighthouse Writers June 25!

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  • Two Rivers Chautauqua 2017:  Join us in Grand Junction August 18 and 19.


  • Congratulations to the River of Words and Letters About Literature winners!  We celebrated them on May 12, and anthologies are available.  Photos coming soon!


  • Meet Sarah, a Boulder high school student and winner of the national Letters About Literature contest.

    Watch the video.

  • We're thankful to MileHiCon for selecting Motheread/Fatheread Colorado as beneficiary of their annual literacy auction. The auction was held in October as part of MileHiCon's annual convention in Denver, and sales resulted in a $2,000 gift in support of our program.


  • At the opening of its Pen & Podium Series, The Denver Post Community Foundation presented special guests from Colorado Humanities with a $5,000 grant to support the Motheread/Fatheread Colorado program. Colorado Humanities is one of five organizations with a program to promote literacy to be recognized by the Series this year.

    Shown here is world-renowned author John Irving, the Series' first speaker for 2017, on hand to congratulate Colorado Humanities Executive Director Maggie Coval, Program Director Josephine Jones, and Motheread/Fatheread Colorado Program Coordinator Vera Atilano.

  • Watch our new video and see Writers in the Schools from the inside.

  • Membership opportunities!

    Our programs would not be possible without people like you who value the wisdom and vitality of the humanities and recognize the critical need for humanities education in an informed and effective society. We urge you to take a look at our membership opportunities and choose the level that most suits you, your family or your business. Together, we bring the humanities to life in Colorado! Read more...


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