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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.

Generoso Pope (right), an Italian-American businessman and newspaper publisher,

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.

Composite of Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Teddy Roosevelt

Teddy, Franklin, and Eleanor: More Than Just Politics

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History film series

James McNeill Whistler, “Nocturne in Black and Gold, the Falling Rocket,” 1875,

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?

Dorothea Lange, 1936

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.

Normandy, France, June 6, 1944. National Archives.

Remembering D-Day: The Humanities and the Experience of War

Experience the lives of ordinary Americans during an extraordinary time

14-year-old apprentice Nat Wheeler in Mission 1: “For Crown or Colony?”

More Prizes for Mission US

Gamers Go for Mission US

Matson Collection at the Library of Congress

Bridging Cultures through Film

1913: Seeds of Conflict

Posted: March 20, 2015

Humanities on the Move: NEH projects opening around the country, April to June 2015

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 20, 2015

Awards List March 2015

List of Awards from March 2015 Council

Posted: February 13, 2015

The Italian Americans Screening

NEH Chairman Bro Adams was a featured speaker at the Washington, D.C., premiere of The Italian Americans on February 4, 2015.

Posted: February 10, 2015

London Welcomes Outsider In

The British Museum in London screens the NEH-funded documentary Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin on February 21, 2015, as part of its annual LGBT Film Day.

Posted: February 6, 2015

Upcoming Grant Opportunity Deadlines

Plan ahead to apply for an NEH grant!

Posted: January 31, 2015

Besa: The Promise Film Festival Schedule

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

Posted: December 31, 2014

Humanities on the Move: NEH projects around the country, January through March 2015

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: June 24, 2014

NEH Staff at the American Library Association Annual Conference

June 26 through June 30, Las Vegas

Posted: May 21, 2014

Recent Staff Travel

Where we have been

Posted: May 15, 2013

American Alliance for Museums’ 2013 Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo

Baltimore, Maryland, May 19-22

Posted: February 7, 2013

College Art Association 101st Annual Conference

February 13-16, in New York City

Posted: November 28, 2012

World Congress of Science & Factual Producers Conference

An annual international conference of film and television industry professionals, November 29, 2012

Posted: June 6, 2012

Division Director Karen Mittelman at the Making Media Now Annual Conference

Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, Massachusetts, June 8, 2012