The NEA National Heritage Fellowships is the nation's highest honor in folk and traditional arts. Each year since 1982, the program recognizes recipients' artistic excellence, lifetime achievement, and contributions to our nation's traditional arts heritage. See below for information on how to submit a nomination.
A film celebrating the 2022 class of Fellows will premiere on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 8:00pm ET on arts.gov/heritage.
Meet the 2022 NEA National Heritage Fellows.
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