Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

New Museums Confront Mississippi History

Artifacts and personal stories tell Mississippi history.
W. S. Merwin

American Poet W. S. Merwin Transformed Anger into Art

Translation, travel, theater, and nature inspire an independent poet.
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New Grants for Humanities Infrastructure

Matching grants to stimulate public-private investment in cultural institutions


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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

Exhibition Date: March 17, 2018 - December 31, 2018

The Athens Asylum: 150 Years of a Healing Landscape

Library Program Date: March 18, 2018

Song of the Vikings: The Making of Norse Myths

Symposium Date: March 21, 2018 - March 23, 2018

25th Oxford Conference for the Book

Lecture Date: March 22, 2018

Lewis and Clark Meet the Sioux

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Portrait of Ulysses S. Grant