Motel sign

The Year of Numbered Rooms

An author shares the highs and lows of life on tour.

Ken Burns shooting Thomas Hart Benton.

A Selected Filmography

A selected filmography

illustration f Marianne Moore

Moore or Less

Did the persona distract from the poetry?

The Future of Democracy

Teaching the art of democracy—how humanities education supports civic participation.

Garrison Keillor in his signature footwear.

The Next Stage for Garrison Keillor:

After 40 years on the radio, what to do next?

Portrait of Andersons by Laszlo

Two Kinds of Society in One Museum

Anderson House in Washington, D.C., recalls a pair of American socialites and serves as headquarters to the Society of the Cincinnati.

19th-century copy of a Vierbiest world map

Global Impact

The Osher Map Library invites the whole world in.

A visitor uses the Cleveland Museum of Art's Gallery One touch screen

Museums in the Age of Social

Museums are turning away from big exhibitions and toward community.

Galileo's Idol

Ex Libris

A still from Hypertext showing Andy van Dam talking with students

Computers in English Class, Circa 1974

It was the early 1970s and NEH was funding a project using hypertext to teach college students how to read poetry.