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Social and Cultural Programs

The International Center offers opportunities for the U.Va. and local community to experience international and local cultures. The programs include movies, potlucks, art demonstrations, musical performances, local trips and outings.

If you would like to volunteer to lead a program to share your culture, please complete our online form

View more details on leading a program.

For upcoming programs, sign up to recieve our monthly newsletter.


All programs are held at the International Center unless noted otherwise in the newsletter.

Annual events

  • Thanksgiving Meal Match
  • Halloween pumpkin carving
  • New Year's luncheon
  • Ice Skating at the Downtown Mall
  • Summer field day and BBQ
  • Superbowl party

A sample of past programs

  • Pizza and movie
  • Chinese art and music performance
  • Crabtree Falls hike
  • Salsa dance workshop
  • U.Va. Art Museum tour
  • International and Virginia wine tastings
  • Henna hand painting workshop
  • Ethiopian coffee ceremony
  • Tai Chi workshop
  • Crepes and French film

Visit our Facebook page to view photos from recent programs.