Helping all Virginians
tell their stories
Like Sharon Frazier and Linwood Smith, whose miniature dollhouses tell the story of growing up during segregation in Alexandria Virginia.
Learn how we’re helping Virginians connect with their history and culture.
We aim to share the stories of all Virginians—or, better yet, help people share their own stories.
We create opportunities for civic dialogue and the exchange of ideas.
We want all Virginians to connect with their history and culture.
We’re helping Virginians understand our past so we can better shape our future.
News and Events
Grace M. Cho discusses her latest book, Tastes Like War, which was a nonfiction finalist for the 2021 National Book Award. Part memoir, part sociological investigation, Tastes Like War offers …
The Virginia Folklife Program at Virginia Humanities is proud to announce the 2022-2023 class of mentor artists and apprentices.
Last summer, With Good Reason staff gathered a list of summer reading recommendations by Asian American and Pacific Islander writers from guests. We’re sharing it now in recognition of May as #AAPIHeritageMonth.
Coptic binding is the oldest form of a book (a “codex”) in Western culture. In its modern form, it has a hardcover and an open spine that reveals decorative binding stitching.