National History Day 2018

Thirty-four Middle and High School Students Named National Endowment for the Humanities Scholars
Monty Python's Spamalot

Why Americans Think British Words Are Silly and Adorable

Although brolly is British, bumbershoot is surprisingly American.
Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass's Only Novel

It dramatized for him an important truth.


Scam Advisory

Recent reports indicate that individuals are posing as the NEH on social media.

Protecting our Cultural Heritage

A landscape depicting ancient ruins. This is the Temple of Bel, in Palmyra. In the foreground, a field of stray stones and grass. A large structure of columns and walls made tan colored stone appears in the distance, glowing in the setting sun.

NEH calls for projects that document or digitally re-create imperiled or destroyed cultural materials

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Explore the Humanities

Websites, apps, and digital projects supported by NEH grants

Library Program Date: June 22, 2018

Oil, Ice, and Bone: Arctic Whaler Nathaniel Ransom

Exhibition Date: June 29, 2018 - August 8, 2018

Lone Star and Eagle: German Immigration to Texas

Exhibition Date: July 1, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Honoring Our Native American Heritage

Lecture Date: July 5, 2018

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Cover illustration of Frederick Douglass