Elizabeth LaPrelle & Elsa Howell
Appalachian Ballad Singing On a farm outside of Rural Retreat, tucked into a bend of small, winding White Rock Creek and down the hill from the home she grew up …
Life Without Boundaries
Mothering is a complicated act.
The Burden of Invisibility
Virginia Center for the Book member artist Veronica Jackson’s exhibit The Burden of Invisibility will be on display at the Morin Gallery at The Art Center in Orange from February 2-March 25.
Giving New Life to Traditional Sephardic Songs
In this impact story, learn how Virginia Folklife mentor and apprentice artists Susan Gaeta and Gina Sobel are infusing traditional Sephardic music with new influences.
Times Too Hard
Join us and the Library of Virginia as Arlisha Norwood, Ph.D., a Virginia Humanities Fellow at the Library, discusses her research exploring the experiences of single African American women in …
Women’s Leadership in Democracies
Join us for a full day of learning and networking events honoring the life and legacy of Rosel Schewel, a champion of women’s rights, racial justice and civic activist, who …
Riding Jane Crow
American railroads of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century were littered with racial, gendered traps. And from working in the food car to sitting in first class, Black women are critical to the history of the American railroad. Miram Thaggert’s new book is Riding Jane Crow African American Women on the American Railroad.
Garden Clubs Make History
Join Virginia Humanities Fellow Meredith Henne Baker for a free, public Garden Week discussion at the Library of Virginia in Richmond. Garden Week showcases garden club women’s preservation and beautification …
Letter to a Young Female Physician with Dr. Suzanne Koven
It’s 2022. Why haven’t women achieved more equity in medicine, or in other professions? When veteran physician and writer Dr. Suzanne Koven toured the country after the publication of her …
Exploring the Infinite Potential of Women in Old-Time Music
Grants coordinator Toni Doman currently spends her days at Bristol’s Birthplace of Country Music Museum sifting through content for the museum’s upcoming Women in Old-Time Music exhibit. But you can tell that she’s really a musician. Doman isn’t separate from her subjects. She is one of them.
Modern Love: Romance Fiction
Verity Lowell (Meet Me in Madrid) and Jean Meltzer (The Matzah Ball) explore romance at the crossroads of tradition, convention, and modernity, taking readers to Madrid and a Matzah Ball …