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.
VFH Board Member Barbara Fried began her relationship with VFH as a grant applicant.
Few states have yielded as many National Heritage Fellows as Virginia. VFH and the Virginia Folklife Program are playing an increasing role in seeing so many Virginians receive NEA’s highest honor.
VFH Board Member Walter Rugaber says the humanities remind us that we’re part of a civilized society.
VFH Board member Lacy Ward Jr. discusses the history of civil rights in Virginia and why he thinks the humanities matter.
VFH grant launched a statewide initiative to recognize the extraordinary contributions of women in the Old Dominion.
VFH Board member Stephen Adkins served on the school board for Charles City County where he became aware of a void in the way the story of Virginia Indians was told in Virginia history classrooms.
VFH Board Member Marcy Sims discusses the transformative power of books.