Helping all Virginians
tell their stories
Like the students at Smithland Elementary School in Harrisonburg, who are learning the hidden history of their neighborhood by producing their own virtual tours.
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
Updated: 3/18/2020 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 …
by Greg Willett In a small Catholic church in Pleven, Bulgaria, the congregation sat in silence. The Reverend Almeta Ingram-Miller and her gospel group, The Legendary Ingramettes, were told it …
The Metabolism of Military Forces in the American Revolution – Dave Hsiung explores the environmental contexts and consequences of the American Revolutionary War.
Unladylike is a series of twenty-six multimedia films honoring the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. Launched in March during Women’s History Month and continuing through August 26 2020, each ten-minute …
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