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Join LEH Grants Webinar on July 22

The LEH offers grants to support projects that provide access to the humanities for citizens in Louisiana. The 2019 LEH Rebirth Grants opportunity opened on July 1, and will close on August. 31. The LEH is offering a webinar on Monday, July 22, 12pm to all potential Rebirth 2019 applicants. Grants Manager Chris Robert will field questions and discuss best practices ...

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LEH and SVA Announce Winners of the 2019 Gustave Blache III Art Scholarships

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) and the School of Visual Arts in New York City (SVA) are pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Gustave Blache III Art Scholarships for Aspiring Artists from Louisiana. Marguerite “Maggie” Michel of New Orleans is the recipient of the undergraduate award and Paul Michael Wright, also of New Orleans, is the ...

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LEH Announces Deadline for 2019 Rebirth Grants

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities offers grants to support projects that provide access to the humanities for Louisiana residents. The LEH will begin accepting applications for the 2019 LEH Rebirth Grants on July 1, 2019. Grant awards range from $500-$5,000. To download a PDF of the application, click here. Projects will ideally occur between November 1, 2019, and November 29, ...

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Photos from the 2019 Bright Lights Awards Dinner

Thank you to everyone who joined the LEH for an evening of celebration on April 4 at the Bright Lights Awards Dinner in Lafayette. A special thank you to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, who were kind enough to host the event at their beautiful student union. We hope you enjoyed honoring the 2019 humanities awardees with us, and ...

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LEH Receives Grant to Benefit Plaquemines, Terrebonne, and Lafourche Parishes

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) has received a $475,000 grant for its Coastal Impacts Project from BHP Billiton, a mining and petroleum company that supports projects focused on climate change mitigation and adaptation. The three-year initiative, which will be administered in partnership with the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the Smithsonian Institution, will bring award-winning humanities-based ...

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Nominations Sought for Next Louisiana Poet Laureate

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, authorized by the Governor and State of Louisiana, is seeking nominations for Louisiana’s next Poet Laureate. The LEH has appointed a selection committee, as required by state legislation. The selection committee is now soliciting nominations of poets either born or domiciled in Louisiana at the time of nomination. The selection committee will submit three ...

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