A Share of Honour
VFH grant launched a statewide initiative to recognize the extraordinary contributions of women in the Old Dominion.
Meet VFH Board Member Stephen Adkins
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.
Meet VFH Board Member Marcy Sims
VFH Board Member Marcy Sims discusses the transformative power of books.
The Dry Rub of History
In Prince Edward County, the Moton Museum engages in the tough work of confronting a painful past.
A Conversation with Laura Ortiz
A Mexican Folk Dancer connects to her daughter and heritage through the Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Program. “When I dance with my daughter I am passing on the tradition in the most passionate and authentic way.”
Crossing Over: The Charlie McClendon Story
VFH Folklife Director Jon Lohman tells the story of Charlie McClendon and the R&B music scene in Hampton Roads in the 1960s.
Meet VFH Board Member Maurie McInnis
VFH Board member Maurie McInnis recently sat down in our radio studio to talk about the importance of scholarship and value of the humanities.
As part of a collaboration with Google, the Encyclopedia Virginia team will train on the company’s Street View technology, learning how to capture the interiors of historic sites in Virginia.
A Conversation with Karenne Wood
Karenne Wood, a member of the Monacan Indian Nation and director of VFH’s Virginia Indian Heritage Program is transforming the way we talk about Native identity.
Meet VFH Board Member W. Tucker Lemon
VFH Board member W. Tucker Lemon grew up in Roanoke, Virginia, where his family has resided since the 1740s. He recently sat down in our radio studio to share a little of his story and tell us why he thinks the humanities matter.
The Right To Love
Congratulations to all involved in the creation, production, and broadcast of “The Loving Story,” which has received three Emmy Nominations for Outstanding Documentary, Outstanding Historical Programming, and Outstanding Editing.
Stepping into Myth
One of the most persistent legends surrounding the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place 150 years ago, is that it was fought over shoes. Encyclopedia Virginia‘s Brendan Wolfe examines the real reasons behind the battle.
Maggie Ingram and the Ingramettes nominated for IMA Gospel Album of the Year!
Evangelist Maggie Ingram and the Ingramettes join more than 300 exceptional artists as Nominees in The 12th Independent Music Awards, the influential awards program for independent bands and fans.
The Life of a ’57 Chevy
There are thirteen people packed between the covers of Earl Swift’s book-in-progress, but the star is a ’57 Chevrolet Townsman wagon. Auto Biography tells the true story of the car and its many owners.