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Enlightenment may refer to:
- Age of Enlightenment, period in Western intellectual history from the late 17th to the late 18th century, centered in France but also encompassing:
- Scottish Enlightenment, period in 18th century Scotland
- American Enlightenment, intellectual culture of the British North American colonies and the early United States
- Enlightenment in Poland, ideas of the Age of Enlightenment in Poland
- Catholic Enlightenment, movement within Catholicism to find answers to the secularism of the Enlightenment
- Russian Enlightenment, a period in the eighteenth century in which the government in Russia began to actively encourage the proliferation of arts and sciences
- Enlightenment in Spain, Bourbon period of reform and 'enlightened despotism'
- Modern Greek Enlightenment, an 18th-century national revival and educational movement in Greece
- Haskalah, Jewish Enlightenment, movement among European Jews in the late 18th century
- Enlightenment in Buddhism
- Enlightenment (spiritual), insight or awakening to the true nature of reality
- Enlightenment in Western secular tradition
- Ionian Enlightenment, the origin of ancient Greek advances in philosophy and science
- "Enlightenment", the main artistic performance in the 2012 Summer Paralympics opening ceremony
- Enlighten Canberra, an annual arts and cultural festival in Canberra, Australia.
- Enlightenment (software), an X Window System window manager
- Enlightenment Foundation Libraries, software libraries that grew out of the Enlightenment window manager project
- Enlightened Sound Daemon, the sound server for the Enlightenment window manager
- Enlighten (radiosity engine), code to do real-time calculation of indirect lighting ("radiosity") in video
Film and television
- Enlightened (TV series), a 2011 HBO comedy series starring Laura Dern
- Enlightenment (Doctor Who), a 1983 Doctor Who serial
- Enlightenment (Van Morrison album), 1990
- Enlightenment (McCoy Tyner album), 1973
- "Enlightenment" (Van Morrison song), 1990
- Enlightened (album), a 2007 album by Dynamic Duo
- Enlightenment (soundtrack album), the soundtrack of the 2012 Summer Paralympics opening ceremony
- Project Enlightenment, an educational program
- Enlighten Brick, a brick-based construction toy line by Concord Toys International Ltd.
- Enlighten Harm Reduction, a harm reduction organisation based in Melbourne.
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