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tell their stories
Like Karen Chase, a creative nonfiction writer who delves into the archives to animate the forgotten stories of early Virginia women.
We’re seeking a Director of Education and an Associate Director of Community Initiatives.
“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.
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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.
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
On Tuesday June 8, in the first of a two-part series of conversations, leading journalism experts will discuss one of the predominant threats to a functioning democracy: the viability of …
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.
The Virginia Folklife Program at Virginia Humanities is proud to announce the 2021-2022 class of master artists and apprentices.
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A Q&A with Virginia Humanities Grantee Studio Pause, an art and bookmaking studio located in the Gates of Ballston affordable housing community in Arlington.
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