Join us at these folklife festivals and events all around the Commonwealth!
Portraits from the Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Program will be on display at the 292 North Gallery at The Church of the Incarnation in Harrisonburg during the months of August and September.
The 2019 Albert Hash Memorial Festival will be held Saturday, August 31 at Grayson Highlands State Park in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia. The festival will take place at the park’s… Read More»
The North Carolina Folk Festival returns to downtown Greensboro, North Carolina, continuing the celebration of the spirit and legacy of the National Folk Festival! With hundreds of incomparable artists and… Read More»
Make your plans for the National Folk Festival in Salisbury, Maryland—one of America’s largest, most prestigious and longest-running celebrations of arts, culture, and heritage. A free, large-scale three-day outdoor event,… Read More»
The Virginia Folklife Program will once again partner with Shepherds Ford Productions as a supporter of Watermelon Park Festival. Watermelon Park was the site of the nation’s first bluegrass festival… Read More»
John Jackson was born in 1924 in Rappahannock County, VA to a tenant farming family who was also extremely musically talented. He received the National Heritage Fellowship in 1986 from… Read More»
Celebrating its fifteenth year, the Richmond Folk Festival has become the largest folk festival on the East Coast. Each year, the Virginia Folklife Program produces the much loved Virginia Folklife… Read More»