Teaching for a Global Virginia
Students heading back to school this year will benefit from new educational resources developed by Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (VFH) and its partners, which will help teachers and students better understand the history of Latin American immigration, immigrant experiences, and the challenges and opportunities presented by immigration.
Renee Grisham (right) and Kathryn Stockett at the 2011 Virginia Festival of the Book.
Meet VFH Board Member Renee Grisham
Books are and integral part of life for Renee Grisham. She was first introduced to VFH through the Virginia Festival of the Book by her husband, celebrated author John Grisham.
Recently, Renee sat down with Elliot Majerczyk in our radio studio to talk about her love for books and her favorite things about VFH.
Polynesian Voyagers: An exhibit and symposium on Polynesian navigation techniques at the Mariners' Museum.
VFH Announces Twenty-Three Grants to Humanities Organizations
VFH announces $92,400 in grants to twenty-three nonprofit organizations in support of public humanities programs for audiences throughout the Commonwealth and beyond.
The VFH Grant Program responds directly to the interests and concerns of local communities in Virginia, as well as to the needs of the educational organizations that serve them. Since 1974, VFH has awarded more than 3,500 grants, bringing scholars and citizens together to promote a greater understanding of the humanities.