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Martin Droeshout. Shakespeare. Engraving, 1623.

Bedazzled by Shakespeare

"Knock, knock. Who's there?" Shakespeare

Synchronized exercise performance at the Hebrew Orphan Asylum, Baltimore

Rx for the Humanities

Beyond Chicken Soup: Jews & Medicine in America opened at the Jewish Museum of Maryland on March 13, 2016.

Preparing a wall as part of the exhibition

From Zanzibar to Barclay Square and Back

America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far opens at the Children's Museum of Manhattan February 13.

Edie Black, a volunteer from Smith College, teaches freedom school at Mileston

The Awards Keep Coming

The Excellence of NEH Projects Proven Again

Reading from Anne Frank's Diary

Children Can Make a Difference

Great Friend to Kids Award

Chattanooga History Center Entrance

Chairman Adams at American Alliance of Museums

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

Gisèle Freund, Frida in the Garden, Casa Azul, ca.  1951. From the exhibition FR

Who’s Working in the Garden? New Opportunities for Humanities Scholars

Also reported found in the theatre and in cyberspace

Playwright August Wilson.

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: June 21, 2016

Humanities on the Move: NEH projects around the country, July through September 2016

Many events, exhibitions, and programs funded by this division are now circulating around the country—see what may be coming to a location near you.

Posted: April 28, 2016

Besa: The Promise Film Festival Schedule

The incredible story of Albanian Muslims saving nearly 2,000 Jews during the Holocaust

Posted: March 22, 2016

March 2016 Awards List

List of Awards from March 2016 Council

Posted: March 22, 2016

Humanities on the Move: NEH projects opening around the country, April through June 2016

Many events, exhibitions, and programs funded by this division are now circulating around the country—see what may be coming to a location near you.

Posted: March 14, 2016

Humanities in the Public Square Applications Will Be Accepted in a New Grant Category

The next deadline is August 10, 2016.

Posted: March 11, 2016

Bridging Cultures through Film: International Topics Projects Now Accepted in Media Projects Grant Program

The next deadline for Media Projects is August 10, 2016.

Posted: January 7, 2016

November 2015 Awards List

Division of Public Programs Awards List, November Council 2015

Posted: June 8, 2016

NEH Staff at the American Library Association Conference

Orlando, Florida, June 23 – 26, 2016. 

Posted: May 18, 2016

Recent Staff Travel

Where we have been

Posted: August 25, 2015

NEH: Read All About It at the National Book Festival

Division of Public Programs staff Karen Kenton, Jill Austin, and Talisha Saddler will be on hand to answer questions at the 15th annual National Book Festival in Washington, DC.

Posted: June 22, 2015

Meet up with NEH in San Francisco

Questions answered about libraries, film, radio, and digital

Posted: June 9, 2015

AFI Docs

Meet with NEH Staff June 19, 2015

Posted: April 2, 2015

“Museums Re-Imagining the American City” Panel with Chairman William “Bro” Adams

American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting, Atlanta, April 26, 2015