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tell their stories
Including the story of Virginia’s slave dwellings and the families that lived in them.
The humanities belong to all of us.
We are currently looking for: Associate Director of Institutional Relations.
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.
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AAPI Heritage Month Reading Recommendations
Emma Ito, director of education at Virginia Humanities, shares her reading recommendations for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
Music for Life
What makes appreciating music an important life skill?
Safe in a Midwife’s Hands
Join Virginia Humanities Fellow and author Linda Janet Holmes for an inspiring author talk on her latest book, Safe in a Midwife’s Hands. As a writer, independent scholar, and long-time …
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At a time when divisions may be easier to see than the values that unite us, our work brings people together and honors our shared humanity.