NEH Matters

Federal investment in NEH costs less than the price of a stamp per American per year. Its value? Priceless.

America’s Languages

Investing in Language Learning for the 21st Century
Martha Nussbaum

Martha Nussbaum, 2017 Jefferson Lecturer

She will deliver the lecture on Monday, May 1 at the John. F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m.
Humanities Access

NEH Announces First Ever Humanities Access Grants

Supports humanities programming for young people, communities of color, and the economically disadvantaged

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: March 25, 2017

Women Soldiers of the Civil War

Lecture Date: March 27, 2017

Eric McHenry, Poet Laureate of Kansas

Library Program Date: March 30, 2017

Free Speech in Times of Crisis

Library Program Date: April 1, 2017

A Fierce Language: Falling in Love with Poetry

Humanities Magazine

The Magazine
of the National Endowment for the Humanities

Illustration of Mary Moody Emerson