NEH-Common Good

Common Good

NEH Chairman William Adams announces new Endowment-wide initiative that emphasizes link between the humanities and the “current conditions of national life”
photo: open books in library

Humanities Open Book

New joint NEH/Mellon grant program to republish out-of-print humanities books under a Creative Commons license
George Washington's first state of the union address, manuscript notes

Wordsmithing the State of the Union

NEH grantee applies data visualization to State of the Union addresses to track how the words presidents use reflect historical concerns
Portrait of Ambroise Vollard

The Museumgoer

Paul Cézanne revered the Old Masters, yet Influenced waves of Modernists as they broke with the past
Photo collage of Henry Louis Gates Jr, Tom Wolfe, Martin Scorsese, Toni Morrison

Nominate the NEH Jefferson Lecturer

Nominate candidates for 2016 Jefferson Lecture; the distinguished speaker will follow Henry Louis Gates Jr., Tom Wolfe, Martin Scorsese, and Toni Morrison

NEH Matters

We serve and strengthen our Nation through support for the humanities.

Explore the Humanities

Websites, apps, and digital projects supported by NEH grants

Library Program Date: January 27, 2015

Boom and Bust of the 1920's

Workshop Date: January 29, 2015

Ration to Fashion

TV Date: January 30, 2015

Shakespeare Uncovered

Exhibition Date: January 31, 2015

Civil War in Missouri: A State Divided

Humanities Magazine

The Magazine
of the National Endowment for the Humanities

Cézanne self-portrait