We’re thrilled to share that our Virginia Folklife Area at this year’s Richmond Folk Festival will focus on the crafts, music, and culture of Bristol.
The Institute for Public History offers meaningful, hands-on, and paid internships for students and recent graduates of the University of Virginia. The Virginia Folklife Program is lucky to host three students this summer: Anderson Moss, Kaity Wasinger, and Kate Wietor.
We’re pleased to announce four new HBCU Scholars Fellows and Five Public Humanities Fellows.
Five nonprofits in Floyd, Charlottesville, Hampton, and Fairfax each received $5,000 in June of 2023.
The Greater Bristol Folk Arts & Culture Team is thrilled to announce the recipients of its grant and fellowship program to support folk arts and culture in the region.
The five apprenticeship teams represent artforms with centuries-old roots in Virginia—African American storytelling and music, as well as old time fiddling—as well as the dance and music of Bolivia and Puerto Rico.
We’re pleased to announce our newest cohort of K-12 Educator Fellows, administered to educators from all around Virginia committed to teaching the humanities.
Charlottesville—Virginia Humanities announced today that Savannah Baber is serving as the new Coordinator for Virginia Indian Programs. The position, established in 2007, is responsible for working with tribal nations throughout …
Today, Virginia Humanities announced nineteen new grants totaling $204,827 to nonprofit organizations across the Commonwealth including a grant to Roanoke College for an exhibit titled “Fossil Tales—Connecting the Appalachian Mountains to Dragon Folklore.”
Are you an artist, scholar, clinician, or writer whose work focuses on health (in)equity in Virginia? A new Health Equity & Justice Fellowship is now available thanks to a partnership …
The following events will take place in person at this year’s Festival and be live-streamed.
Join our Virginia Festival of the Book from March 16 to 21 for a series of Festival Preview Events across central Virginia.
Made up of representatives from regional cultural organizations and independent artists, the Greater Bristol Folk Arts & Culture Team works to promote and support folk arts and culture in the greater Bristol community.