Helping all Virginians
tell their stories
Like Ren Capucao, the UVA nursing student whose research on the Filipino nursing diaspora draws on family history and illuminates the cultural diversity of 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
When you think of archeology what comes to mind? Maybe paper maps and pickaxes in dusty places? Instead, imagine precise instruments delicately probing what’s below the surface to prevent destruction to sacred spaces. Richard Freund uses this less invasive archeology to help tell the stories of Jewish resistance in WWII.
For the latest episode of the Folklife Fieldnotes series, Pat Jarret went to a batizado, where Abada-Capoeira DC were honoring their students’ achievements and ranking in capoeira.
For the past several years, our With Good Reason staff have gathered a list of summer reading recommendations from guests based at public universities around Virginia. This year, they asked …
This coming Saturday, May 14th, we’ll be demonstrating small press (letterpress) printing at the JMRL’s Central Library as a participant in the library’s How-To Festival. Join Book Arts members Josef Beery, Lana Lambert, and Erin O’Donnell, in …