Staunton—Although the Virginia Festival of the Book, a program of Virginia Humanities, takes place in Charlottesville each year, 2024 will see two Festival Preview Events happening in Staunton, Virginia during …
The Virginia Festival of the Book, a program of Virginia Humanities, has been bringing together writers and readers to promote and celebrate books, reading, literacy, and literary culture every March …
Our full 2024 schedule is live! Join us for five days of literary conversations and lively parties with locally and nationally renowned authors all in celebration of our 30th annual Virginia Festival of the Book!
Jefferson Madison Regional Libray and Virginia Humanities are pleased to announce Rachel Beanland’s Florence Adler Swims Forever, winner of the 2020 National Jewish Book Award for Debut Fiction, as the 2024 Same Page Community Read selection.
In partnership with the Virginia American Revolution 250 Commission, we are thrilled to announce over $116,000 in grants supporting projects that tell stories of the Revolution in Virginia.
The UVA Center for Health Humanities and Ethics, UVA Health’s Office for Diversity and Community Engagement, and Virginia Humanities are thrilled to announce the launch of the Health Equity and Justice Fellowship program.
Virginia Humanities announced today that Athena Gould will begin serving as the new deputy director for the state humanities council.
Starting on October 16, 2023, the new VPM History channel on YouTube began hosting Virginia Folklife Program content. Eight short documentaries produced by Virginia Folklife that profile Apprenticeship Teams will …
During National Arts & Humanities Month
Virginia Humanities, the state humanities council, announced $218,182 in grants to 21 nonprofit organizations across the Commonwealth. The announcement comes during National Arts and Humanities Month, the largest annual celebration for the arts and humanities in the nation.
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.