Humanities at Work

Applying the humanities to contemporary human questions.

Take a look at "What We Do" on this statewide map of VFH activities.

Community Programs


We've sponsored...

Return of the Mighty 611
From the end of the Civil War to the 1960s, the dream of American progress was serenaded by a steam-whistle.
Our Civil Rights: A Local and National Story
Discussion Series Gets Underway in Chatham
Watermen of the Chesapeake
Photographer Glen McClure, the Newport News Mariner's Museum and VFH show the faces of the men and women who work the waters of the Chesapeake.

And More...

  • Other Funding Opportunities

    VFH Fellows Program is open to independent and affiliated scholars, professionals, and others working on projects in the humanities.

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Digital Initiatives

Encyclopedia Virginia is a dynamic online publication that connects anyone anywhere to Virginia's history and culture.

edUi is an annual conference for web professionals working with institutions of learning to produce more usable and accessible online resources.

Documents Compass provides tools and expertise to create digital editions of historical and literary documents.