Helping all Virginians
tell their stories
Like the Legendary Ingramettes who embarked with us on a cultural exchange tour that took them through Bulgaria and Serbia as cultural ambassadors for the United States.
Learn how we’re helping Virginians connect with their history and culture.
We are currently looking for: Associate Director of Institutional Relations; Media Editor, Encyclopedia Virginia; Advancement Associate; Coordinator, Virginia Indian Programming; and Manager, Virginia Festival of the Book.
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
Join Encyclopedia Virginia editor Patti Miller and Nottoway tribal citizens Rufus Kelly and Beth Roach as they discuss EV’s new entry on the history and culture of the Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia …
The new director of the Virginia Center for the Book talks about her return to Virginia, how she’s putting her unique spin on the Festival of the Book, and (of course) her cats.
Today, Virginia Humanities announced 32 new grants totaling $238,244 to nonprofit organizations across the Commonwealth. “The awarded projects span cultural celebrations, art installations, public conversations, live performances and more, each …
A.D. Carson’s new album, “iv: talking with ghosts,” was written under the heaviness of covid lockdown, the deaths of close friends and family, and the worldwide protests addressing the deaths of Black people at the hands of police. Carson shares the deeply personal place this album comes from and his work to include his family and friends in the historical record.