Category: News in Public Humanities

Multistoried Places the Focus of August Issue of The Public Historian

The essays in the August 2017 issue of The Public Historian all deal with the diverse historical narratives that reside in any historical site or event.

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Camden County History Alliance Wins State Grant to Begin Work on Heritage Tourism Plan

Camden County History Alliance selected by the NJHT forDiscover New Jersey History License Plate grant to develop a heritage tourism plan.

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1970 UNESCO Convention Haunts Met as Second Ancient Vase is Seized

For the second time within ten years, officials have seized an ancient Greek vase from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Both vessels were acquired after 1970, allegedly by illicit means.

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Lawsuit: NJ tore down historic Bellmawr house ‘intentionally’

The Camden County Historical Society alleges New Jersey tore down the historic house intentionally.

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‘Talking Statues’ Arrives in New York City

The public history project originated in Copenhagen and gives statues a voice.

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MARCH Sponsors New Certificate Program in Historic Preservation

An innovative new program offers participants a unique opportunity to learn the processes and techniques of historic preservation.

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Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Announces 2017 Grants and Grantees

More than $10.3 million in funding will support 53 projects, institutions, and artists.

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