A VFH grant explores the largely untold story of hundreds of women, known as “human computers” who performed the complex calculations needed by the American space program.
VFH Board Member Rita Roy is a “serial entrepreneur” in Northern Virginia who has started two technology companies in the education and health care sectors.
VFH Board Member Michelle Olson shares her thoughts on the importance of exploring Virginia histories and traditions.
VFH Board Member Oliver Hill, Jr talks about the value of humanities in understanding science and ourselves.
VFH Board Member Daphne Maxwell Reid says the humanities serve as a base of our being.
A very special instrument, a 75-year-old Hohner Student III accordion, is getting new life as a result of the Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Program.
The humanities have been part of VFH Board Member Edward Mullen’s life since he was born.
Laura Browder brings the lives of women in combat into sharp focus using the lens of the humanities in her project When Janey Comes Marching Home.
VFH Board Member Joanne Gabbin says the humanities put us in touch with our history, philosophy, ethics, and poetry.
VFH Board Member Scott Colley says the humanities are all about meaning.
VFH Board member Bob Brink says it’s crucial to remember where we came from so we have an idea of where we want to go.