Fri. Sep. 23 6:00 pm
Where: Wakefield High School
1325 S. Dinwiddie St., Arlington, VA 22206
For the past 40 years, Arlington County has been a gateway community for thousands of immigrants—not only to the Commonwealth of Virginia, but to the United States in general and all the opportunity it represents.
Sat. Oct. 1 1:00pm
Where: The Mariner's Museum - Newport News
100 Museum Drive Newport News, VA
A panel discussion examining climate change, the traditional ways indigenous groups, including Polynesian and Virginian natives, have interacted with their environments, and how the world's citizens can build a better future together.
Tue. Oct. 4 12:00 pm
Where: Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
145 Ednam Drive Charlottesville, VA
Kiki Petrosino, poet, VFH Residential Fellow, and Associate Professor of English at the University of Louisville, will introduce poems from her latest book-in-progress. With White Blood: A Lyric of Virginia Petrosino contemplates what it means to be a mixed-race Virginian in light of the region’s fraught racial history.
Fri. Oct. 7 - Sun. Oct. 9
Where: 2nd to 7th Street, Downtown Richmond
2nd-7th St. Richmond, VA
This year, the Richmond Folk Festival will feature more than thirty performance groups across seven live stages, children’s activities, a folk arts marketplace, regional and ethnic foods, and more.
Sun. Oct. 16 7:00pm
Where: The Paramount Theater
215 East Main Street Charlottesville, VA
As part of this year's Preservation Virginia Conference, VFH proudly supports a public screening of Aviva Kempner's documentary Rosenwald: The Remarkable Story of a Jewish Partnership with African American Communities.