Oregon Humanities

Oregon temple in Lake Oswego
The Portland, Oregon Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon) in Lake Oswego. (Oregon State Archives Photo)
Oregon Humanities is an independent, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Oregon Humanities, formerly the Oregon Council for the Humanities, was established in 1971 and is one of five statewide partners of the Oregon Cultural Trust. Programs include Oregon Humanities magazine, the Conversation Project, Humanity in Perspective, Think & Drink,  Public Program Grants and Responsive Program Grants. 

Oregon Humanities’ vision is an Oregon that invites diverse perspectives, explores challenging questions and strives for just communities.


Adam Davis, Executive Director
Address: 921 SW Washington Ave., Suite 150, Portland 97205
Phone: 503-241-0543; Toll-free: 1-800-735-0543
Fax: 503-241-0024