Poster - First Call with Uncle Sam

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

An online exhibition from the Library of Congress containing posters, cartoons, photographs, and other images illustrating the impact American artists had in raising patriotic sentiment for WWI.

Ovid, Roman poet, born

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Repeats every year until Tue Mar 20 2035 .
March 20, 2016
March 20, 2017
March 20, 2018
March 20, 2019
March 20, 2020
March 20, 2021
March 20, 2022
March 20, 2023
March 20, 2024
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March 20, 2027
March 20, 2028
March 20, 2029
March 20, 2030
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March 20, 2032
March 20, 2033
March 20, 2034
March 20, 2035
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March 20, 43 B.C.E.
Mesa Verde landscape of the Southwest

Peoples of the Mesa Verde Region

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center illustrates the story of this rugged land through a chronology that is still unfolding, detailing the artifacts, housing and food of the region's Paleoindian, Pueblo, Ute, Navajo, and European inhabitants.

Illustration from a Kalila wa Dimna Manuscript, 1200–1220 CE

World History from EDSITEment

Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange in World History.

Cerámica y Cultura: The Story of Spanish and Mexican Mayólica plate with bird

Cerámica y Cultura: The Story of Spanish and Mexican Mayólica

Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe exhibition moves to understand Mayólica, a method of glazing earthenware pottery, in historic and cultural context by illustrating its place in trade and economics as well as daily life. A full array of educational resources is provided.

Shah Ismail I of Persia (1487-1524)

Encyclopædia Iranica

The Encyclopædia Iranica is dedicated to the study of Iranian civilization in the Middle East, the Caucasus, Central Asia and the Indian Subcontinent and  will eventually cover all aspects of Iranian history, political science, art, archaeology, and culture as well as all Iranian languages and literatures.

First Winter Olympics begin in Chamonix, France

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Repeats every year until Sat Jan 25 2014 .
January 25, 2014
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January 25, 1924
Short sleeved kaftan with a Çintamani design

Islamic Art Spots

Seven video essays, part of NEH's Muslim Journeys initiative, spotlight art forms from calligraphy to garden design seen through the lenses of history, trade, and artistic practice. Each video is accompanied by primary resources and related readings for further study.

Backstreets of Oaxaca, pastel by Pearl Lau, NEH Participant, 2010


Virtual_Oaxaca is a virtual representation of Oaxaca, the city, surrounding archeological sites, and arts communities. Created by teachers in an NEH-funded Summer Institute. Plan a lesson, watch a video, and peek at Oaxaca on Second Life. More to come!