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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

Marcel Duchamp (French, 1887-1968), Nude Descending a Staircase (No. 2), 1912.

The Armory Show at 100

Art History Repeats Itself

Superman, 1941

Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle

Zap! Pow! Kazam!: The Creation and Evolution of American Superheroes

Convicts in Barracks

Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle

A packaged set of four nationally-acclaimed films that tell the remarkable stories of individuals who challenged the social and legal status quo, from slavery to segregation.

Joiner's shop, Overhead view of site before excavation, ca. 1980

Mulberry Row

African American History at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

Posted: August 6, 2014

July 2014 Awards List

List of Awards from July 2014 Council

Posted: July 24, 2014

35th Annual Emmy Awards for News and Documentaries

The Division of Public Programs funds many documentary films over the course of a year and many are widely-celebrated. But when a film is nominated for an Emmy, it is something to celebrate.

Posted: June 24, 2014

The Buddha Rebroadcast

Sunday, August 17, 2014, 9:00p.m. - 11:00 p.m. on PBS, ET (check local listings)

Posted: June 19, 2014

NEH Takes the Lead

Three NEH-funded projects have been awarded the Leadership in History award from the American Association of State and Local History.

Posted: June 17, 2014

Humanities on the Move: NEH projects around the country, July through September 2014

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: May 20, 2014

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Preview Tuesday, June 17

A Sneak Preview of a Coming Attraction

Posted: April 18, 2014

American Experience: Death and the Civil War Rebroadcast

Monday, May 26, 2014, 8 p.m. (check local listings)

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

Posted: May 23, 2012

Deputy Director Michael Shirley at Games for Change

New York University’s Skirball Center, New York City, June 18-20, 2012