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.
VFH Board member Ed Ayers
Meet VFH Board Member Ed Ayers
University of Richmond President Emeritus and Tucker-Boatwright Professor of the Humanities, Ed Ayers may be best known as one of the voices on VFH’s BackStory with the American History Guys. But he was also the Dean of Arts and Sciences at UVa and the recipient of the National Medal for the Humanities from President Obama in 2013. Ed started his relationship […]
Walter Tejada shares a story. Community leaders gathered to discuss food and community traditions at the home of John Andelin and Ginger Geoffrey in Arlington, Virginia. Pat Jarrett/VFH Staff
Food and Community
Food and Community is an exploration of the meanings food has for us as members of communities and cultures. Food is central to our understandings of ourselves, our identities. It’s at the center of all the major events of our lives–from birth through death, food brings us home and reminds us of who we are. […]