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.
A New Home for Virginia Humanities
In early 2021, we’ll be opening a new humanities center in Dairy Central, Charlottesville’s historic Monticello Dairy building.
“We have the right to be here”
In this time of collective grief and determination, we stand with Virginia’s Asian and Pacific Islander communities. “We have the right to be here,” proclaims Poet Laureate of Virginia Luisa A. Igloria. Virginia Humanities firmly believes this, too.
Broadside by Ramona Martinez
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
Adrian Miller, author of Black Smoke: African Americans and the United States of Barbecue, discussed his new cookbook celebrating barbecue cookery and the role of African Americans in barbecue culture, …
An Interview with Ting-Yi Oei, director of the Asian American Education Program and Education Director for the 1882 Foundation, a Washington D.C.-based organization whose initial focus was to secure an Expression of Regret from the United States, apologizing for the Chinese Exclusion Acts and their impact on Chinese and other Asian Americans.
Presented by Virginia Africana Associates in partnership with Virginia Humanities. About the Talk The era of Reconstruction is hard to teach, in part because it’s complicated and in part because …
Part Two: A roundtable conversation featuring nonprofit journalism organizations, moderated by Karen Rundlet of the Knight Foundation.
The Virginia Folklife Program at Virginia Humanities is proud to announce the 2021-2022 class of master artists and apprentices.
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