Red Hill Rediscovered: “Pretty Young Rebel” Book Talk with Flora Fraser
Join Red Hill-Patrick Henry National Memorial and Dr. Jim Ambuske for a live virtual discussion with author Flora Fraser on her latest biography, “Pretty Young Rebel: The Life of Flora MacDonald.”
Rage, Resistance & Response in The Infamous Rosalie
Join Ima Hicks, Assistant Professor of Languages and Literature at Virginia Union University, for “Rage, Resistance & Response in The Infamous Rosalie,” a talk highlighting the research she conducted on the novel as a Virginia Humanities HBCU Scholars Fellow.
Encyclopedia Virginia Receives $350k NEH Grant
For “By the People: The Inclusive Story of Revolution in Virginia, 1763–1800”
Virginia Humanities is pleased to announce that Encyclopedia Virginia (EV), a free, reliable, multimedia resource on the history and culture of Virginia, has received a $350,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for a three-year project to tell the inclusive story of the American Revolution in Virginia.
London Fog, LA Smog
Almost overnight, things that had not been crimes became criminalized in a new Victorian era.
Challenging Slavery in the Courtroom: A Question of Freedom
In partnership with the Maryland Center for the Book at Maryland Humanities, the Virginia Center for the Book at Virginia Humanities presents William G. Thomas III as he shares his …
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REPLAY: Invisible Founders
There are the names on the buildings, and then there are the real founders.
Colonial Foodways Virtual Cooking Demonstration
Join us and our friends at Stratford Hall for the next Colonial Foodways program featuring Justin Cherry, who will demonstrate baking in a clay oven and feature recipes from colonial …
Everybody’s Gotta Eat
Parents spend a lot of time refereeing. No, you can’t have hot fries and ice cream for dinner. Yes, please, have some more kale. We go to the dinner tables of “natural parents,” who left city life behind to bring kids closer to their food source.
100 years ago, women got the right to vote. Well – some women did.
Food, Politics, & Colonial Women with Dr. Nancy Siegel
A Taste of Democracy: Federal Cake, Liberty Tea, and Culinary Activism in the Early Republic. Moderated by Stratford Hall’s Director of Programming, Education, and Visitor Engagement Dr. Kelley Fanto Deetz, …
Tobacco Culture & Pipes in the Colonial Era
Justin Fornal, host of “Unexplained & Unexplored” on Discovery Channel and the Science Channel, takes us on a smokey journey into the culture, etiquette, and craft of colonial pipes. Learn …