Traditional Bolivian dancers parade through the Richmond Folk Festival. Photo by Pat Jarrett/The Virginia Folklife Program
VFH Receives $126,797 Grant from NEH
VFH receives funding for “A State of Many Nations: Immigration and the Changing Face of Virginia”, a community-based project including Virginia Festival of the Book discussions, statewide public programs, and a teacher’s guide.
Frances Latimer in the Northampton County, Virginia Clerk’s Office.
Life for Me Ain’t Been No Crystal Stair
David Bearinger remembers Frances Latimer and the important contribution she made to telling the story of African Americans on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
Two Sweet Briar College students, Katie Holloway and Sally Toms, learn to set movable type at the Virginia Arts of the Book Center.
Kickstarting a Lasting Passion for Books
The VABC and students from Sweet Briar College partnered to pull off a fundraising tour de force
Beautiful blue flax blossoms bloom for one day.
Students from the VABC and U.Va. community rediscover the connection between flax and early human civilization as they learn to make paper from flax plants cultivated in a mountainside garden.