I Want the Wide American Earth

New College Institute Celebrates Asian American & Pacific Islander and Jewish American Heritage Month

New College Institute Celebrates Asian American & Pacific Islander and Jewish American Heritage Month

Martinsville, Va- NCI will present Cultural Showcases on May 25 & 26 celebrating Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage and Jewish American Heritage respectively.  May 25, NCI staff member Chris Niblett will speak in honor of AAPI.  May 26 NCI will host an exhibit honoring Jewish American Heritage Month.  Both events will run from 4-6 PM at the Baldwin Building Lecture Hall, and will feature educational presentations, music and dance.

In addition, NCI is providing a poster version of the popular exhibition I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story, compliments of The Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, supported by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and teacher resources by Teaching Tolerance.

SITES has been sharing the wealth of Smithsonian collections and research programs with millions of people outside Washington, D.C., for more than 65 years. SITES connects Americans to their shared cultural heritage through a wide range of exhibitions about art, science and history, which are shown wherever people live, work and play. For exhibition description and tour schedules, visit www.sites.si.edu. The exhibition will be on view at NCI  May 1-31, 2022.

For more information, please visit newcollegeinstitute.org