Current Folk and Traditional Arts Experiences Grantees

2024 Folk and Traditional Arts Experiences Grantees


Southern Ohio Folklife 
Performing and Tracing the Blues 
Portsmouth, OH 


Floyd Community Center for the Arts, Inc. 
Second Annual Floyd Living Traditions Festival: Homegrown and Handed Down! 
Floyd, VA 

Handmade Music School 
Handmade Music School Shares Living Traditions at FloydFest 2024 
Floyd, VA 

L. Renée 
Black Appalachian Inheritances: McDowell County, West Virginia, Stories 
Harrisonburg, VA 

Fatal Femme Agency: Reclaiming the Appalachian Murder Ballad 
Natural Bridge Station, VA 

Montgomery Museum of Art & History
Cultural Crossroads in Traditional Appalachian Music and Dance 
Christiansburg, VA 

West Virginia 

Aristotle Jones 
Appalachian Soul Man: “Streets of Osage” Musical Storyteller Tour through Ohio and Virginia 
Morgantown, WV 

Augusta Heritage Center, Inc. 
Post-Pandemic Reconnection: Fiddler’s Reunion and Square Dances 
Elkins, WV 

Dakota Carper 
Growing Callers: Community Music and Square Dance Initiative 
Capon Bridge, WV 

Huntington Museum of Art, Inc. 
Look-Listen-Move Arts Integrated Tour 
Huntington, WV 

Huntington Old Time Dance and Music, Inc. 
Teaching a Diverse Population to Square Dance and Play Old-Time Music Through Hands-On Classes and Dances 
Huntington, WV 

Putnam County Parks and Recreation 
Putnam County Music Festival 
Hurricane, WV 

RiffRaff Arts Collective, Inc. 
CultureFest in our Communities: Expanding Impact, Deepening Understanding, Connecting Youth to Cultural Roots 
Princeton, WV 

River House, Inc. 
FolkLife Series III 
Capon Bridge, WV 

Step by Step, Inc. 
Appalachian Blues Camp 
Charleston, WV 

West Virginia Humanities Council 
An Archival and Ethnographic Survey of the Mountain Weavers Guild 
Charleston, WV