The LEH is now accepting public nominations for the 2017 Humanities Awards. Since 1985, the LEH has honored Louisianans who have made outstanding contributions to the study and understanding of the humanities. Awardees will be honored at the 2017 Bright Lights Awards Dinner scheduled for April 13.
Award categories include:
- Lifetime Contribution to the Humanities
- Humanities Documentary Film of the Year
- Michael P. Smith Documentary Photography
- Humanities Book of the Year
- “Light Up for Literacy”
Nominations must be received in the LEH office no later than 5 p.m. on December 15, and should be addressed to: Humanities Awards Committee, Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, 938 Lafayette St., Suite 300, New Orleans, LA 70113.