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.
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
The Fall issue of our newsletter is online now!
See a whole new side of one of West Virginia's biggest cities. Dr. Cicero Fain talks about the influx of Black migration into West Virginia that accompanied the construction of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad in the 1870s.
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.