2020 Activities Report
In the last year, the Humanities Council invested significantly in the cultural life of the Mountain State, even as we observed public health and social distancing advisories.
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.
Watch our first 2021 Little Lecture here
Become a Council GEM by joining our Give Every Month program at a monthly level of $5 or more, and receive this specially-designed Mothman pin touting the Council’s West Virginia Folklife Program
Exploring the imaginary landscape of West Virginia through the lens of genre fiction and folklore
The Winter 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.