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Like Eddie Bond, the Appalachian fiddler whose talent and dedication to his community won him the 2018 National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowship.
Virginia Humanities’ Response to COVID-19
At Virginia Humanities, we are committed to exploring the history, culture, and traditions of our communities, but we believe that public health and safety should be everyone’s top priority. At this time, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), is a global crisis with a growing number of cases being identified in and around Virginia.
CARES Act Grants Announced
Announcing $599K in CARES Act Grants to Organizations Across Virginia.
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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
As Executive Director of the Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History (DMFAH), Elsabé Dixon is currently overseeing a $10,000 grant from Virginia Humanities supporting production of a new orientation film for the museum.
While the domestic slave trade is widely acknowledged as a significant force in American history, it is less commonly understood that the trade itself has a history and that it …
Join Susan Napier, author of Miyazakiworld, and Shilpa Davé as they discuss the life and work of Japanese filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki. “[Miyazakiworld is] a laudably well-informed look at the life …
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