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.
We are currently looking for: Director of Finance; Communications Associate; Coordinator, Virginia Indian Programming; and Manager, Virginia Festival of the Book.
Our New Grants Programs Are Open.
Learn more about our Regular and Rapid Grants Programs.
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
The Virginia Folklife Program returns to the Richmond Folk Festival! On Saturday, October 8 and Sunday, October 9, visit the Folklife Area to see demonstrations by apprentices from the 2019-2020 …
Join Virginia Folklife mentor artist Tata Cepeda and her team from the Escuela de Bomba y Plena Doña Caridad Brenes de Cepeda for this unique opportunity to learn the fundamentals …
In this webinar from September 21, 2022, EV editor Patti Miller talks with Adam Dean, PhD, professor of History at the University of Lynchburg, and Ashley Spivey, PhD, a member of the …
Today, Virginia’s state humanities council, Virginia Humanities, announced five new members of their board of directors including four appointments by Governor Glenn Youngkin. The new slate of board members includes: …