his site was developed by the OSU Center for Folklore Studies as a teaching, research, and outreach tool and as a service to our greater Ohio community. On this site you will find information about the folk arts and culture of our state and about the work of folklorists who live and work here.
offers searchable databases and functions as a virtual gallery of folk culture in Ohio and elsewhere. It is a resource for educators, students, historians, librarians, scholars, researchers, and all interested parties. FolkOhio helps to document, to preserve, and to celebrate the folkways of our state and region and documents the research of scholars who live here.