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Inaugural reading with Louisiana Poet Laureate Mona Lisa Saloy

On Wednesday, September 29, at 7 p.m., join the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities in welcoming Louisiana’s newest poet laureate, Mona Lisa Saloy, at her inaugural reading in the post.

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Introducing Louisiana’s next Poet Laureate: Mona Lisa Saloy

The LEH and Governor John Bel Edwards are proud to announce Louisiana’s newest Poet Laureate, Mona Lisa Saloy. Following John Warner Smith’s successful tenure as poet laureate from 2019 through August 13 of this year, Saloy will assume the post beginning August 14 and serve for two years.

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PRIME TIME mails Spark Boxes to 29 agencies across Louisiana

PRIME TIME Spark Boxes are on their way to 29 agencies chosen to deliver the boxes to families in their communities. PRIME TIME Inc. received requests for more than 1,800 boxes from 49 organizations throughout the state during the two-week application period.

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Congratulations to Paul Michael Wright, Inaugural Gustave Blache III Art Scholarship Winner

We are pleased to announce that Paul Michael Wright, the first recipient of the Gustave Blache III Art Scholarship for Aspiring Artists to pursue a Master of Fine Arts in illustration at the School of Visual Arts, completed his degree in May.

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Final round of grants distributed from Louisiana Culture Care Fund

We have awarded emergency relief grants from the Louisiana Culture Care Fund to an additional 17 organizations in 10 parishes.

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Nominations for 2022 Humanities Awards Open Now

On August 1 LEH will begin accepting public nominations for the 2022 Humanities Awards, an annual program honoring Louisianans who have made outstanding contributions to the understanding of the state’s culture and history.

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Twenty additional organizations receive LCCF grants

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities has awarded emergency relief grants from the Louisiana Culture Care Fund to an additional 20 organizations in 13 parishes.

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LEH distributes 24 grants from Louisiana Culture Care Fund

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities has awarded the first round of 2021 emergency relief grants from the Louisiana Culture Care Fund to 24 organizations in 17 parishes.

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64 Parishes nominated for nine Press Club of New Orleans awards

We’re excited to announce that LEH’s 64 Parishes magazine and its contributors have been nominated for nine Excellence in Journalism Awards by the Press Club of New Orleans.

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