A portrait of an unknown man from 1825 has a secret that shows the violence at the heart of slavery.
VFH Board Member Jo Ann Hofheimer talks about her love for books and the importance of the humanities.
We catch up with Brendan Wolfe, managing editor of Encyclopedia Virginia following their recent publication of an entry on Thomas Jefferson.
An exhibit on the 1963 Danville Civil Rights protests has been twenty years in the making. See it in Charlotttesville through 4/30.
Sherman Holmes takes special pleasure in seeing a young person from his own hometown carrying on the blues tradition.
VFH Fellow Greg O’Malley shares the story of a Virginia-born slave whose tale of escape is an epic odyssey that even Homer would find incredible.
VFH Board member Dennis Treacy shares his thoughts on how the arts and humanities help people understand each other’s points of view.
In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, we share this poem by Karenne Wood, director of Virginia Indian Programs at VFH.
VFH Board member Wayne Adkins is a retired engineer and a member of the Chickahominy Indian Tribe who thinks engineering, science, and the humanities complement each other.
VFH Board Member Betsy Barton shares her thoughts on the importance of education and the role VFH’s Encyclopedia Virginia plays in the classroom.
Interview with VFH Board Member and Associate Professor of History at Washington & Lee