Humanities Council Fellowships
Since 1978, the Humanities Council has offered fellowships to encourage and support in-depth research and writing within a humanities discipline.
We proudly announce our first class of master artist and apprentice pairs in the West Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Program. The program offers up to a $3,000 stipend to West Virginia master traditional artists or tradition bearers working with qualified apprentices on a year-long in-depth apprenticeship in their cultural expression or traditional art form.
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.
On May 10th the Humanities Council and the Harvard Club of West Virginia will present a free lecture by Harvard University professor Joyce E. Chaplin titled “Delicious! Setting the Table for a Food Exhibit.”
Our work in 2017 was made possible by the generous support of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Office of the Secretary of Education and the Arts, and many other organizations and individuals.
Please support the historic MacFarland-Hubbard House, our headquarters. The property serves as an active programming venue, and is itself an important community landmark.