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It’s October, and Virginia Humanities is celebrating National Arts and Humanities Month!

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Richmond's Legendary Ingramettes & Sherman Holmes inspired audiences across Serbia & Bulgaria as part of a cultural exchange. Photo by Pat Jarrett, Virginia Humanities
Richmond's Legendary Ingramettes & Sherman Holmes inspired audiences across Serbia & Bulgaria as part of a cultural exchange. Photo by Pat Jarrett, Virginia Humanities

Join the celebration by supporting the Virginia Humanities Fund or any of our programs. In return for your first-time donation of any amount, you will receive a special Virginia Humanities tote bag! Our tote bags are perfect for shopping, carrying books, or traveling.

National Arts and Humanities Month was established in 1993 to honor and recognize the significant impact of art and culture in America. October is a time to enhance the public awareness and foster the active participation of the arts and humanities throughout the year. At Virginia Humanities, we encourage discovery and connection by supporting and producing cultural, civic, local, and global educational programs for broad public audiences.

With your first-time donation, you become an important part of a community of dedicated individuals whose support sustains this work.

Celebrate, donate and join us in sharing our mission throughout the Commonwealth by proudly carrying your Virginia Humanities tote bag!

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Your Gift Matters

Your support makes it all possible. From public radio programs to K-12 classroom initiatives to individual grant projects, our programs bring the humanities to life throughout the Commonwealth.

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School-age children have experienced the joy of books and literature through our Virginia Festival of the Book

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Partnerships created with cultural organizations ensure the humanities are a vital part of communities across the Commonwealth

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Authoritative entries on Virginia history and culture are available in our Encyclopedia Virginia