Festival of the Written Word
Festival of the Written Word has something for the reader and writer in you! Embrace your creativity and immerse yourself in literature, ideas and imagination. The 2016 Festival of the Written Word will include live readings, workshops, panel discussions with local authors and food. It’s an activity that the whole family can enjoy. Funded in […]
We Are All Arlington
For the past 40 years, Arlington County has been a gateway community for thousands of immigrants—not only to the Commonwealth of Virginia, but to the United States in general and all the opportunity it represents. Immigrants from nearly 120 countries have settled in Arlington, creating a multicultural legacy that has changed what it means to […]
Polynesian Voyagers Expert Panel Discussion
A panel discussion examining climate change, the traditional ways indigenous groups, including Polynesian and Virginian natives, have interacted with their environments, and how the world’s citizens can build a better future together.
Polynesian Voyagers: An exhibit and symposium on Polynesian navigation techniques at the Mariners' Museum.
VFH Announces Twenty-Three Grants to Humanities Organizations
VFH announces $92,400 in grants to twenty-three nonprofit organizations in support of public humanities programs for audiences throughout the Commonwealth and beyond.
The VFH Grant Program responds directly to the interests and concerns of local communities in Virginia, as well as to the needs of the educational organizations that serve them. Since 1974, VFH has awarded more than 3,500 grants, bringing scholars and citizens together to promote a greater understanding of the humanities.