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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

Tile vaulting with mosaic murals

Spanish Immigrant Transforms America's Urban Architecture

What do a former grocery store, a bar, and a library have in common?*

Peter Sagal, travels cross-country on a motorcycle.


Peter Sagal explores the most important 4,400-word document in the United States

Jeanine Serralles as Angelina Grimké, a prominent Southern abolitionist.

Women's History Month at the Movies

Three notable media projects funded by the Division of Public Program highlight women’s contribution to creating a better society.

Posted: April 18, 2014

American Experience: Death and the Civil War Rebroadcast

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

Posted: April 17, 2014

Freedom Rides Again

Rebroadcast June 17, 2014

Posted: April 4, 2014

And the Peabody Awards Go To...

Two recent NEH-funded documentaries received Peabody awards this year. Latino Amricans: The 500 Year Legacy that Reshaped a Nation and

Posted: March 25, 2014

Besa: The Promise Film Festival Schedule

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

Posted: March 19, 2014

Humanities on the Move: NEH projects around the country, April through June 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: February 18, 2014

Division Director Shares Created Equal Story with Radio Audience

Ideas Matter: Checking in with the Public Humanities

Posted: November 20, 2013

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

Posted: May 22, 2012

Program Officer David Weinstein at THATCamp: The Humanities and Technology Camp

George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, June 15-17, 2012