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

Three New Members to Join the National Council

Distinguished Computer Scientist; Historian; and University Administrator to help review grant applications and advise the Chairman

Explore the Humanities

Websites, apps, and digital projects supported by NEH grants

Exhibition Date: February 8, 2016 - March 4, 2016

Texas Writers

Lecture Date: February 8, 2016

Writers Growing Up Black in Kansas

Exhibition Date: February 17, 2016

Sorting Out Race

Humanities Magazine

The Magazine
of the National Endowment for the Humanities

Ballerinas standing in window alcove of ballet school