This article originally appeared on the National Endowment for the Humanities website.
Congratulations to the New York State grantees!
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced $28.1 million in grants for 204 humanities projects across the country. These include the expansion of the “Mapping Color in History” portal, which allows art historians to track historical and scientific data on paint pigments used in South Asian and Himalayan art, and the production of an educational game and website that teaches Hopi heritage, history, and culture through a virtual reality-based interaction with two heritage sites, Balcony House in Colorado and Wupatki National Monument in Arizona.
“The range, diversity, and creativity of these new projects speak to the wealth of humanities ideas and deep engagement of humanities practitioners across our country,” said NEH Chair Shelly C. Lowe (Navajo). “From Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Hilo, Hawai‘i, NEH funding reaches thousands of towns and communities, supporting local organizations, fostering creative projects, and providing access to high-quality humanities for all Americans.” Read more...