We champion the humanities to enrich lives and expand opportunities throughout Louisiana.
The humanities act as a gateway for every person to discover and realize their full potential and connect us to our history, traditions, and the values that define who we are.
The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities is accepting public nominations for the 2022 Documentary Film of the Year award, awarded to the documentary film released in the previous calendar year (2021) that best exemplifies scholarship on Louisiana topics or by Louisiana documentary filmmakers, through October 22.Learn more
Applications to host a PRIME TIME reading program in Spring 2022 will be accepted between October 1 and 25 at www.primetimefamily.org. Schools, libraries, museums, churches and other community-based agencies are eligible, and each partner site will receive a $1,000 site support stipend and a set of the children’s books used during the program.Apply now
64 Parishes’ outstanding contributors won eight Press Club of New Orleans’s Excellence in Journalism Awards for the year 2020, with the winter 2020 issue taking home Best Magazine.Read More
We’re excited to announce the LEH as the latest site for “Unframed presented by The Helis Foundation, a project of Arts Council New Orleans,” downtown New Orleans’ growing mural project.Read More
PRIME TIME, Inc., has been awarded nearly $200,000 that will be used to further expand its programming for Spanish-speaking families. The grant was awarded by the NNEH through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which is providing $87.8 million in funding to nearly 300 cultural and educational institutions.Read More