If you are interested in sponsoring one of our programs and would like to find out more, please contact Development Director Katie Morris at firstname.lastname@example.org or 304.346.8500.
The online version of the West Virginia Encyclopedia, e-WV is a full-featured electronic reference resource. It showcases West Virginia’s history, culture, and people. e-WV is innovative, enhanced with audio and video, hundreds of illustrations, maps, timelines and other features.
This program, one of our most popular, brings historical figures to life. Presenters, who have thoroughly researched their characters, visit organizations across West Virginia, including libraries, schools, museums, historical societies and civic groups.
A flagship event of the West Virginia Humanities Council, the McCreight Lecture brings a prominent speaker to West Virginia audiences each October. Past lecturers have included Sylvia Nasar, David Halberstam, and Ken Burns.
The Council periodically coordinates statewide tours of special traveling exhibits on topics such as the Hatfield & McCoys, West Virginia and the Civil War, and other subjects.
This popular series of Sunday afternoon parlor talks on history and other topics takes place each spring at the historic MacFarland-Hubbard House.
The Folklife Program is dedicated to the documentation, preservation, presentation, and support of West Virginia's vibrant cultural heritage and living traditions.
The MacFarland-Hubbard House – Built in 1836, this Charleston landmark now serves as the headquarters of the West Virginia Humanities Council. Carefully restored and preserved, the Greek Revival house provides public space for lectures, programs, and tours as well as office space for Council staff.