HumanitiesDC is your conduit to learning more about Washington, DC and connecting with people who share your interest in the humanities.
The DC Living Heritage Network is an active community of cultural advocates that believes in inclusion, collaboration, and capacity building for organizations and individuals supporting the humanities, heritage, and preservation.
The DC Oral History Collaborative is a project of the DC Public Library executed by HumanitiesDC and the Historical Society of Washington, DC. The DC Oral History Collaborative documents and preserves the stories and memories of DC residents as communities experience change and as residents age. The Collaborative increases awareness of existing oral history recordings and gives residents the training and financial resources they need to conduct new first-rate interviews.
HumanitiesDC developed the Humanitini Series, a monthly get-together at a local restaurant or historic site, to educate, inspire and build community. DC has always been a city of change, forward-thinking even as we struggle with and celebrate the complexities of our past. Now, our city is evolving faster than ever before and we want to capture the excitement of our vibrant communities where culture is created every day. The informal and friendly Humanitini session feature guest speakers who present interesting topics relevant to the District’s people and culture. Admission is free and open to the public.
You can find the best of DC, Maryland and Virginia Theatre, Music and Dance Performances, Museums, Galleries, Classes in The Arts, and more. Search by date, range of dates, locality and interest, and choose from among 300 arts presenters throughout the Metro DC region. There are even categories for Festivals, Food, Lectures, Films, Free and Family Events.
A substantial collection of documentary films, oral histories, and other materials of great cultural and historic significance to the District of Columbia.
DC Writers’ Homes documents the homes of literary authors who once lived in the greater Washington, DC region, including authors of different backgrounds, writing styles, and influences. The project focuses on authors from the city’s founding in 1800 through the present.
The Job Bank is Metro DC’s source for recruiting and finding arts administration jobs from theatre, dance and music presenters; museums and galleries, arts education and more. Jobs posted represent all professional arts disciplines and levels including administration, development, education, production, marketing, box office, senior management and more. Employers using the Job Bank are recruiting for full-time, part-time and contract positions.