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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?

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

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: 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

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