Bro Adams, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities

Meet the new NEH Chairman

Watch a video greeting from William "Bro" Adams, new chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities
Dorothea Lange on a Ford

Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Documentary on the life and work of Depression-era photographer Dorothea Lange
2014 Book Festival poster

2014 National Book Festival

Meet NEH representatives and learn about new NEH initiatives at the annual book festival on Saturday, August 30 in Washington DC
Median number of college credits earned by 2008 graduates in humanities and STEM

Humanities on Campus

A Humanities Indicators study examines data on college students' course-taking habits in humanities and STEM fields
Woman demonstrates the meaning of the Nahuat name for a burr plant

Documenting Endangered Languages

NEH and NSF award more than $4 million to preserve nearly 40 languages in danger of extinction

NEH Matters

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

NEH Veterans

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

TV Date: August 29, 2014

Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Festival Date: August 30, 2014

2014 National Book Festival

Library Program Date: September 1, 2014 - September 30, 2014

Working Hands: An Exhibition of Photographs by Rick Williams

Exhibition Date: September 1, 2014 - September 30, 2014

The Blessings of Liberty: The U.S. Constitution

Lecture Date: September 6, 2014

An Artist in the World Wars

Humanities Magazine

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of the National Endowment for the Humanities

Portrait of James McNeill Whistler