Rudolfo Anaya awarded a National Humanities Medal

2015 National Humanities Medal

President Obama honors twelve distinguished humanities recipients
Join keynote speakers David Isay & Nancy Watrous at Play/back this fall.

Play/back to take place Friday, September 30

Play/back will cultivate dialogue and collaboration on ensuring access to America’s rich audiovisual heritage.

Human/Ties 2016

Four-day celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the National Endowment for the Humanities in Charlottesville, VA
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How to Visit a Museum

In time for the opening of the NMAAHC, learn about wearing the right shoes and other tips for getting the most from our palaces of culture

Chronicling America Data Challenge Winners Announced

Six prizes to be awarded, prize winners represent six different states and six different humanities topics and approaches

Protecting our Cultural Heritage

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

Festival Date: September 30, 2016 - October 1, 2016

MS Delta Tennessee Williams Festival

Lecture Date: October 4, 2016

Perspectives on Islam

Library Program Date: October 6, 2016

Adventurous Spirits: Arizona’s Women Artists, 1900-1950

Humanities Magazine

The Magazine
of the National Endowment for the Humanities

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