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Featured Projects: Public Programs

Chattanooga History Center Entrance
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Chairman Adams at American Alliance of Museums

On April 26, Chairman William “Bro” Adams will talk with three leaders of urban museums on the changing nature of their institutions’ relationships to their home cities.

Posted: April 16, 2015
Gisèle Freund, Frida in the Garden, Casa Azul, ca.  1951. From the exhibition FR
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Who’s Working in the Garden? New Opportunities for Humanities Scholars

Also reported found in the theatre and in cyberspace

Posted: March 27, 2015
Playwright August Wilson.
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Set in Pittsburgh, Stories for All Americans

The two-hour documentary August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand  premiers on PBS’s American Masters series on February 20, 2015.

Posted: February 19, 2015
Generoso Pope (right), an Italian-American businessman and newspaper publisher,
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La Dolce Vita Americano? Watch and Decide

The Italian Americans, a two-part, four-hour NEH-funded documentary about the Italian experience in America, premiered on PBS on February 17, 2015.

Posted: February 18, 2015
Composite of Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Teddy Roosevelt
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Teddy, Franklin, and Eleanor: More Than Just Politics

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History film series

Posted: November 18, 2014
James McNeill Whistler, “Nocturne in Black and Gold, the Falling Rocket,” 1875,
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Flinging a Pot of Paint: James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty

Cast your vote. Was the judgement in Whistler's trial a fair one?

Posted: August 25, 2014
Dorothea Lange, 1936
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Dorothea Lange: Photographing America

The new NEH-supported documentary Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning examines the life and work of the acclaimed American photographer.

Posted: August 15, 2014
Normandy, France, June 6, 1944. National Archives.
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Remembering D-Day: The Humanities and the Experience of War

Experience the lives of ordinary Americans during an extraordinary time

Posted: June 5, 2014
14-year-old apprentice Nat Wheeler in Mission 1: “For Crown or Colony?”
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More Prizes for Mission US

Gamers Go for Mission US

Posted: May 20, 2014
Matson Collection at the Library of Congress
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Bridging Cultures through Film

1913: Seeds of Conflict

Posted: February 7, 2014