Humanities Council Awards 15 New Grants

The West Virginia Humanities Council recently awarded 15 new grants to nonprofit organizations in West Virginia that support educational programming. The next Minigrant deadline is June 1.

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Denise Kiernan to present McCreight Lecture in the Humanities

The 2019 McCreight Lecture in the Humanities will be presented by Denise Kiernan, New York Times Bestselling author of The Girls of Atomic City. Friday, October 4, at the Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center. Free

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2018 Activities Report

In the last year, the West Virginia Humanities Council awarded 51 grants and 11 fellowships, and supported more than 350 programs and events in 47 counties

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e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia

Read about the 2018 Teachers Strike, one of several new articles added to e-WV recently.

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The Council is "friendraising" in Hampshire and Hardy counties

Please join us June 14 in Capon Bridge for a "friendraiser" on behalf of the West Virginia Humanities Council

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People & Mountains

The latest issue of our newsletter, as well as our FY 2018 Annual Report, are both online now.

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This Week in West Virginia History is an ongoing collaboration between e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia and West Virginia Public Radio. Tune in or visit wvpublic.org to hear This Week in West Virginia History.

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Please support the historic MacFarland-Hubbard House, our headquarters. The property serves as an active programming venue, and is itself an important community landmark.

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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.

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