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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.

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?

Posted: August 31, 2015

Awards List, Division of Public Programs, July 2015 Council

Recent Division of Public Programs awards.

Posted: August 19, 2015

Besa: The Promise Film Festival Schedule

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

Posted: June 12, 2015

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

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: 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

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