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Schneider Saloon
Posted: May 28, 2013

A Century of Commerce

A new MUSE award for museum excellence is awarded to an improbable exhibit of American enterprise: the work of butchers and saloon-keepers.

NEH Bookshelf at Georgia Southern University
Posted: February 14, 2013

NEH Bridging Cultures: Muslim Journeys Bookshelves arrive in 800 libraries

The Muslim Journeys Bookshelf, a set of twenty-five books and three films about Muslim cultures and history, arrived in 800 libraries across the United States last month, serving as the centerpiece for discussion programs and talks in every state and dozens of communities.

C. Brian Rose, University of Pennsylvania archaeologist
Posted: January 24, 2013

Bridging Cultures Through Archaeology: Exploring Ancient Turkey

Six thousand years before ancient people erected the Stonehenge ring of giant pillars in England, their distant ancestors built twenty circles of similar megaliths on a hill in Eastern Turkey.

American Experience: The Presidents (PBS film collection)
Posted: January 17, 2013

Award-Winning Stories of the Presidents, Online

To understand the American past, consider the American presidents.

photo: Carole Watson, Jim Leach, Tony Mitchell of NEH, 2012 Best Places to Work
Posted: December 13, 2012

National Endowment for the Humanities Named a Best Place to Work

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) was today named among the top federal agencies to work for based on a government-wide survey of job satisfaction and commitment among federal employees.

Charles Rosen
Posted: December 12, 2012

Remembering Charles Rosen

NEH mourns the passing of renowned music critic and pianist Charles Rosen on December 9, 2012.

Aerial views of the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy to the New Jersey coast
Posted: November 29, 2012

The Human Shore

Before Hurricane Sandy surged up the East Coast and through many Long Island towns I know from growing up in Queens, I received a review copy of The Human Shore by John R.

Jacques Barzun in his library, black and white photo
Posted: October 25, 2012

Remembering Jacques Barzun

Barzun, the distinguished cultural critic and philosopher of education, was honored in 2010 with a National Humanities Medal.

Drew Barker
Posted: October 23, 2012

Emancipation, Interpreted

NEH speaks with the three winners of the Emancipation Nation Student Contest

photo: Malcolm Margolin
Posted: September 18, 2012

Malcolm Margolin

Malcolm Margolin, publisher of Heyday, wins Chairman Commendation for telling California stories that might otherwise not be known.