CT Humanities grants strengthen communities, cultural organizations statewide – CT Mirror
April 24, 2022 • Features & News

Pictured at Mystic Seaport Museum are Katherine Boremski (in bright orange backpack) and son Henry Boremski (older child) with Katherine’s sister, Linda Barnes, and son Samwise Barnes (younger child). Mystic Seaport Museum was one of 71 museums than participated in the CT Summer at the Museum Program in 2021.

For the past two and a half years, CT Humanities has been using state, federal, and private
foundation funds to steward the cultural sector through the pandemic with grants, digital
resources, and professional development programs.

CTH, an independent, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities,
strives to ensure the public humanities inspire storytelling, lifelong learning, informed public
dialogue, and civic engagement in ways that strengthen communities and enhance quality of
life for all Connecticut’s residents.

“It is critical that our state ensure all people can access the power of the humanities, arts,
and culture to transform and enrich their lives and be empowered participants in our
democracy,” says Dr. Jason Mancini, a North Stonington resident and CTH’s executive



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