Grants in the news

Recent media mentions of projects supported by humanities grants


Video recordings of the sessions at the Pearl S. Buck Living Gateway Conference are available for viewing.


The West Virginia Folklife Program recorded a live concert with West Virginia old-time musician, local historian, and collector Jim Costa, and folklorist Zoe van Buren.

Listen to the concert here »

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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2016 Activities Report

See what we did around the state in 2016

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


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 to hear This Week in West Virginia History.


The West Virginia Humanities Council has partnered with the Federation of State Humanities Councils and the National Archives to provide a free, pop-up exhibit observing the 225th anniversary of the Bill of Rights to 42 display sites across West Virginia.

See the locations »