The Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Showcase at James Monroe’s Highland on May 7 from 12:00 to 5:00pm will for the first time host two stages to feature the master artists and… Read More»
What makes the Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Showcase special? The unique stories of the food purveyors who participate in this annual event. This year’s Showcaseon Sunday, May 7 at James Monroe’s… Read More»
The Virginia Folklife Program at Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (VFH) announces the 2017-2018 class of Master Artists in the Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Program. Master Artists are selected through a… Read More»
Nancy Martin-Perdue, a former scholar-in-residence at the University of Virginia, died Feb. 14. She devoted much of her adult life supporting and researching folklore in its many forms with her husband Charles L. Perdue.
As the holidays enter full swing, Christmas songs—ranging from the insipid to the sublime—become a seemingly ubiquitous presence in our lives. Largely buried in a sonic avalanche of sleigh bells,… Read More»
Another Richmond Folk Festival is in the books, and once again, the Virginia Folklife Program joined with our partners at Venture Richmond, the National Council for the Traditional Arts, Union… Read More»
By Violeta Palchik In the town of Morocoy, where Luz Lopez was raised, there is a large plaza where people go to relax at the end of the day. Several… Read More»
The Virginia Folklife Program at the 2016 Richmond Folk Festival will present “Tasty Licks: Virginia’s food traditions.” This free festival takes place October 7 through 9 in downtown Richmond along… Read More»
Couldn’t make it to DC to see the Ingramettes perform at the Kennedy Center? Enjoy the video of their performance.