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
VFH Board Member Bill Freehling is a life-long History Professor who wants Virginians to know how lucky they are to live a state so rich with culture.
VFH Board Member Carolyn Bell shares how the humanities cultivates community connections.
David Bearinger remembers Frances Latimer and the important contribution she made to telling the story of African Americans on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
Karenne Wood talks to WTJU’s Emily Richardson about being named an outstanding woman in Virginia history.
VFH Board Member Emma Violand Sanchez talks about how understanding ourselves helps us understand our power of contribution.
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.