Next grant deadline is September 1
Four grant categories will be offered to nonprofit organizations that support educational programming.
The Humanities Council is sponsoring a special West Virginia tour of Crossroads, an exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Services.
The CARES grants help ensure staff retention and program delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic.
To continue our mission of promoting a vigorous program in the humanities statewide, the Humanities Council is developing original programming for delivery online.
Please support the historic MacFarland-Hubbard House, our headquarters. The property serves as an active programming venue, and is itself an important community landmark.
The series continues July 19 with Kenzie New Walker, director of the West Virginia Mine Wars Museum in Matewan, discussing “Reclaiming History: The West Virginia Mine Wars and Memory.”
We are thrilled to announce that old-time musician John Morris of Ivydale, WV, is one of nine 2020 National Endowment for the Arts’ National Heritage Fellows, the nation’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. These lifetime honor awards of $25,000 are given in recognition of both artistic excellence and efforts to sustain cultural traditions for future generations.
The Spring-Summer issue of our newsletter is online now!
The West Virginia Humanities Council serves West Virginia through grants and direct programs in the humanities. Formed in 1974 at the invitation of the National Endowment for the Humanities, it is the principal organization promoting the humanities in West Virginia.