Welcome to the Alabama Humanities Alliance

We celebrate thinking. We encourage inquiry. We live for surprising discoveries. We exist to join together those who hunger for knowledge and create a sense of belonging among those who desire to learn. We are more than an organization — we are an alliance of thinkers. We are the Alabama Humanities Alliance.

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Thinkers Wanted

Calling all thinkers, learners, and aspirers. We challenge you to be more curious, confront your assumptions, dare to investigate, and never stop asking “Why?” Come with us on a quest to learn, every day. Join the Alliance.


AHA gives all Alabamians opportunities to explore the humanities through funded public programs such as seminars, workshops, lectures, exhibitions, documentaries, and more.

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AHA is the primary source of grants for public humanities programs, and we collaborate with other organizations to advance the humanities in both the academic and public arenas.

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Mosaic is AHA's flagship publication, featuring stories that highlight how the humanities uplift communities statewide. Read the latest issue and sign up for free delivery!

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Mosaic magazine 2022

The Sports Issue: Highlighting the connections between sports and the humanities

The Alabama Humanities Alliance has published its 2022 edition of Mosaic magazine. "The Sports Issue" celebrates the intersection of sports and the humanities in Alabama, highlighting the impact that sports have on our state’s culture and identity.

Features include a look at sports artifacts that reveal iconic moments and hidden histories across Alabama; the legacies of native sons Joe Louis and Jesse Owens; uncovering the Mobile roots of Cuba’s baseball pastime; the suffrage movement’s moment at Rickwood Field; recommendations on the best books and films with Alabama connections; and much, much more.

Read Mosaic 2022: The Sports Issue