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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.
This exhibit was created in partnership with West Virginia University graphic arts students. It offers a look into a great West Virginia story and one of the most infamous events in American history.
This popular series of Sunday afternoon parlor talks on history and other topics takes place each spring at the historic MacFarland-Hubbard House.
The Council periodically coordinates statewide tours of special Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibitions, such as Hometown Teams and Crossroads: Change in Rural America. Watch this space for our next Smithsonian exhibit!
If you are interested in sponsoring one of our programs and would like to find out more, please contact Michelle Parsons, Director of Development at firstname.lastname@example.org or 304.346.8500.
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National Endowment for the Humanities
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The Katharine B. Tierney Charitable Foundation
West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture & History
West Virginia Educational Broadcasting Authority
West Virginia Legislature – Community Participation Grants Program
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