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.
Brulé in concert. Additional and high-resolution photos available upon request.
Award-Winning Native American Music Group Coming to Charlottesville
VFH is delighted to present Brulé, the nationally known, award-winning Native American rock/cultural music group.
Three generations of peanut farmers, Wooten farm in Surry County. Photo courtesy of Amy Drewry and Felice Hancock.
Invisible Thread: The Story of Peanuts in Western Tidewater
VFH has awarded a series of grants to support the development of a documentary film exploring the history of peanuts.
Prio Bangla festival - Arlington, VA
The Changing Face of Virginia: Immigration and the Humanities
Immigration and the Humanities: Less than fifty years ago, in 1970, only one in every 100 people living in Virginia had been born outside the United States. In 2012, the figure was one in nine.