West Virginia Humanities Council


(304) 346-8500

The West Virginia Humanities Council is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote a vigorous program in the humanities statewide in West Virginia. The Humanities Council staff is experienced in grantmaking, program development, and the management of a historic property. They serve West Virginians statewide in their schools, libraries, museums, and other locations. The cornerstone of their work are the grants they provide to educational institutions, museums, public broadcasting, historical societies, and others. Additionally, they manage a variety of programs directly, including traveling exhibits, History Alive!, regional lectures, and e-WV, the online West Virginia Encyclopedia.

Council headquarters are located in the 1836 MacFarland-Hubbard House in Charleston.

Open 9 - 5pm weekdays.

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