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.”
Matthew Gibson (center) captures images of Poplar Forest for use on Google Street View
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.
Edwin B. Henderson. Photo by Pat Jarrett.
A Conversation with Edwin B. Henderson
VFH talks to Edwin B. Henderson, a historian and storyteller, about his participation in our new African American Griot Apprenticeship Program.
An attendee at a fantasy and science fiction panel in 2013. Photo by Pat Jarrett.
One for the Books
In two decades, the Virginia Festival of the Book has gone from a booklover’s vision to a mainstay of the Charlottesville literary scene.
A poster from 1977 encourages nonprofit organizations, institutions, and citizens' groups in Virginia to submit grant proposals to the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Public Policy.
Introducing the “Forty Years, Forty Stories” Series
In the winter and spring of 1974, Robert C. Vaughan III took the first steps toward founding the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. Over the next year, we’ll explore the history of the Foundation in a twice-monthly series titled “Forty Years, Forty Stories.”