There All Along
Join Reclaiming the Monument, the American Civil War Museum, and the Valentine on Friday, April 22, 2022, 6:00-9:00pm as they uncover untold truths and hidden histories of espionage, perseverance, and courage inside the Executive …
Virginia’s Newest Civil Rights Capital
Danville makes national heritage trail – The historic residence that had colloquially made Danville “The Last Capital of Confederacy” is now the newest addition to the U.S. Civil Rights Trail.
A New Virginia HBCU Humanities Fellowship Opportunity
This opportunity will fund the humanities research of scholars affiliated with Virginia’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in service of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) heritage, stories, and communities. The fellowships are made possible by a major grant from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation built on their long record of support for HBCUs.
Morgan Trust Awards Virginia Humanities $50,000 Grant
For Completion of the Claude Moore Media Center
alth of Virginia.
Five Questions with Yahusef Medina
This summer, Yahusef Medina joined the Virginia Humanities team as our new Associate Director of Community Initiatives. Previously, he served as a specialist in both education and juvenile justice and …
Afro Latinx in Richmond Virtual Discussion Panel
On September 22, 2021 the VCU Office of Multicultural Student Affairs celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) with a virtual discussion entitled Afro Latinx in Richmond. The discussion panel …
2021 Afrikana Independent Film Festival
Virginia Humanities is excited to co-sponsor the annual Afrikana Independent Film Festival, September 16-19! The 2021 hybrid virtual/limited in-person experience celebrates, elevates, and further validates Black stories, Black voices, and Black …
Public Memory and Oral History
Join historian Annette Gordon-Reed (author of On Juneteenth and the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Hemingses of Monticello) as she leads a panel discussion about the importance of oral histories in understanding how individuals and …
Making Reconstruction Count
Presented by Virginia Africana Associates in partnership with Virginia Humanities. About the Talk The era of Reconstruction is hard to teach, in part because it’s complicated and in part because …
Neighborhood Celebration & Open House Tours
Our new neighbor, Dairy Market, is hosting a full week of grand opening events June 14-19. On Saturday, June 19, we’ll be joining them, along with 101.3 Jamz, the 10th & …
A Promise to Grow
Virginia Humanities & City of Promise to Publish Children’s Book Celebrating 10th & Page Neighborhood