Project Y (Manhattan Project) at the Los Alamos lab, Los Alamos Historical Socie

NEH announces new grants

$17.9 million in awards and offers for 233 humanities projects
Dreamstime.com / Businesswoman Reading Book At Train Station Photo

“Public Scholar” Grant Program

NEH's newest grant program supports popular scholarly books in the humanities
Performance of Shakespeare Play 'Julius Caesar' at the Globe Theatre, Southwark,

Shakespeare Uncovered

Behind every Shakespeare play there is a story.


NEH-supported Shakespeare Uncovered returns to PBS on January 30

The bridge where Ed Johnson met his tragic fate.

Chattanooga vs the Supreme Court

The 1906 criminal case against Ed Johnson in Chattanooga, Tennessee

NEH Matters

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

NEH Veterans

NEH Standing Together logo

An Endowment-wide initiative to promote understanding of the military experience and to support returning veterans.

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Explore the Humanities

Websites, apps, and digital projects supported by NEH grants

Exhibition Date: December 29, 2014 - February 7, 2015

Miguel Covarrubias: Caricaturista

Exhibition Date: January 1, 2015 - January 4, 2015

RACE: Are We So Different

Exhibition Date: January 2, 2015

Hometown Teams in Rice County

Library Program Date: January 3, 2015

The Power of Place: Eudora Welty

Radio Date: January 6, 2015

"Reflections West"

Humanities Magazine

The Magazine
of the National Endowment for the Humanities

Illustration of H. L. Mencken