Welcome to HumanitiesDC

Founded in 1980, the Humanities Council of Washington, DC (HumanitiesDC) aims to enrich the quality of life, foster intellectual stimulation, and promote cross-cultural understanding and appreciation of local history in all neighborhoods of the District through humanities programs and grants.

Our Impact

I am interested in:

HumanitiesDC Grants

SEE MORE & Get Started

HumanitiesDC Programs


Support our mission!

Help us connect DC residents to our city’s past, present, and future through humanities programming and grants.

Donate Now


Find the best theatre, music, dance, art, classes, family fun and more from over 300 arts and humanities presenters throughout the Metro DC region.

Visit Culture Capital

DC Digital Museum

Explore our online collection of artifacts from Washington DC’s past and present!

Visit the Museum

HumanitiesDC Job Bank

Metro DC’s source for recruiting and finding arts administration jobs from theatre, dance and music presenters; museums and galleries, arts education and more.

Search for or Post a Job

Latest News

More News

Latest News

More News

Join our mailing list!

Get the latest news from HumanitiesDC in your inbox.

Sign Up!
Go to Top