Legends & Lore applications due May 1.
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Find out about our upcoming Little Lectures, including Scott MacKenzie's talk on April 23: "The Fifth Border State: Slavery, Emancipation, and the Formation of West Virginia"
All the News That's Printed to Fit / Heritage Champion Jane George
Seven apprenticeship pairs from across the Mountain State will study and practice traditions including soul food cooking, fiddle repair, and mushroom foraging.
American Rescue Plan Act Emergency Relief 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.
West Virginia Humanities Council minigrants support projects that request $2,000 or less. The next minigrant application deadline is April 1, 2023.
In 2022, the West Virginia Humanities Council delivered grants and programs directly to 41 counties and digital programming in all 55 counties.
WV Folklife Collection at WVU Libraries receives the society’s Brenda McCallum Prize
Become a Council GEM by joining our Give Every Month program at a monthly level of $5 or more, and receive this specially-designed Flatwoods Monster pin touting the Council’s West Virginia Folklife Program
A new initiative honoring the service of men and women interred in Grafton and Pruntytown
The CARES grants help ensure staff retention and program delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Exploring the imaginary landscape of West Virginia through the lens of genre fiction and folklore
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.
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.