President Theodore Roosevelt with his family, 1903

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

Premiering Sept 14-20 on PBS: NEH-funded series by Ken Burns on one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics
President Teddy Roosevelt

The Roosevelt Bond

Politics and war brought Teddy Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt ever closer
re-enactment scene from James McNeill Whistler & The Case for Beauty

James McNeill Whistler & The Case for Beauty

Documentary looks at the life and work of this 19th-century pioneer of “art for art’s sake.”
Humanities Departmental Survey

New Data on Humanities Departments

A new survey of humanities departments at 4-year colleges and universities finds that they have weathered the recession better than feared
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

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

Exhibition Date: September 17, 2014 - January 24, 2015

The World Knew: Jan Karski's Mission for Humanity

Chatauqua Date: September 17, 2014

Chautauqua in Durango!

Lecture Date: September 18, 2014

Steeltowns, Coalfields and the Unbroken Circle

Library Program Date: September 19, 2014

Your Florida Story, Made-to-Order

Chatauqua Date: September 20, 2014

Buffalo Soldiers: Military Heroes of the Southwest

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Portrait of James McNeill Whistler