Helping all Virginians
tell their stories
Including the story of Virginia’s slave dwellings and the families that lived in them.
February is #SupportYourPassion month!
Whether you’re a bookworm, a history buff, a radio enthusiast, or a folklife fan, we invite you to show your love for the humanities by making a gift to the program you’re most passionate about.
We are currently looking for an assistant editor for our Encyclopedia Virginia; and a part-time event and project manager to help with our 50th anniversary celebrations.
The humanities belong to all of us.
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 us at The Bradbury and Vault Virginia on March 23rd as we ring in the 30th anniversary of the Virginia Festival of the Book!
Last year, we started a new series of festival preview events. The idea was, in the weeks leading up to the festival, to bring a little taste of the festival …
You deserve a little treat. In addition to the candy, flowers, and candles you might be gifting or receiving this Valentine’s Day, consider adding…books!