The Alabama Humanities Alliance fosters learning, understanding, and appreciation of our people, communities and cultures through seminars, workshops, lectures, exhibitions, documentary films, and more. We enrich the lives of Alabamians with humanities-centered programming tailored to address specific community needs. Check out our programs, and find your AHA moments.
Alabama History Day is the state affiliate contest of National History Day, a history competition that engages students (grades 6-12) in robust and creative historical research.Learn More
Humanities and the Future of Journalism in Rural Alabama is an initiative exploring connections between democracy and an informed citizenry administered by the Federation of State Humanities Councils and funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.Learn More
Since 2012, Alabama Humanities Alliance has partnered with hospitals, veterans centers, and community organizations in Alabama to offer the Humanities and Healthcare program.Learn More
This annual competition for $1,000 scholarships is open to all K-8 educators in public and private Alabama schools. The 2021 scholarship application deadline was August 28, 2021.Learn More
Prime Time Family Reading Time® is a six-week reading, discussion, and storytelling program. AHA facilitates the program at Alabama public libraries, schools, and community centers.Learn More
Alabama’s most illuminating and engaging university and independent scholars educate and entertain as part of AHA’s Road Scholars Speakers Bureau.Learn More
Exploring Alabama’s Civil Rights Legacy is a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Institute for K-12 School Teachers presented by Dr. Martha Bouyer and AHA.Learn More
The aim of SUPER Teacher is to increase participants’ subject knowledge and, in turn, their confidence, enthusiasm, and effectiveness as educators.Learn More
The Alabama River in Monroe County, Alabama.
Water doesn’t just shape our landscape; it also shapes our lives. Learn how through Water/Ways, a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street (MoMS) program.Learn More
A series exploring Black Alabamians’ fight for full participation in the electoral process, including the right to vote. We’ll examine what that right secured...and what it didn’t. And we’ll look at where the electoral process is headed in Alabama — and how the humanities can play a vital role in its future.Learn More