Ken Burns

2016 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities

Ken Burns to deliver the 2016 Jefferson Lecture on race in America, May 9 in Washington, D.C.

The White House Honors NEH’s 50th Anniversary

“In Performance at the White House” musical tribute celebrates 50 years of the National Endowment for the Humanities
Opening pages of the First Folio

Did He Even Know He Was Shakespeare?

What the history of the First Folio, currently on tour to 50 states through an NEH grant, tells us about our greatest playwright.
Judith Dupre

Meet an NEH Public Scholar

NEH Public Scholar Judith Dupré discusses her "biography" of One World Trade Center
US Capitol

FY2017 Budget Request

Obama Administration requests $149.8 million for NEH in 2017

Explore the Humanities

Websites, apps, and digital projects supported by NEH grants

Exhibition Date: February 17, 2016

Sorting Out Race

Film Date: February 20, 2016

Foreigners in Their Own Land (1565-1880)

Chatauqua Date: February 20, 2016

Meet Buffalo Bill

Humanities Magazine

The Magazine
of the National Endowment for the Humanities

Ballerinas standing in window alcove of ballet school