Immigration: From Around the Globe to Indy
Here's a look at five of our 2014 festival events focused on Indy's diverse immigrant population

From Indianapolis to Bangladesh

Sunday, November 9, 2:00-4:00 PM

Free admission



Trace the personal stories of hardship, survival, and hope experienced in Bangladeshi camps through a documentary, discussion, and an exhibit created by a human rights photographer. Read more...

Beyond Perceptions: Immigration

Wednesday, November 12, 6:00-8:00 PM

Free admission

Pairs of youth artists and foreign-born adults will show artwork and tell stories about their individual experience as well as their student-immigrant partnership. Read more...

One Million Journeys, One Destination

Wednesday, November 12, 6:00-8:00 PM
Free admission 

A photo exhibit and author talk (with a free copy of
Indianapolis: A City of Immigrants) showcase the immigrant journey. Read more...

Engaging & Celebrating with the Burmese of Central Indiana

Thursday, November 13, 6:00-8:00 PM

Free admission



Experience the dance, desserts, and games of Burma, while learning how Burmese refugees balance their traditions and new identities as residents of Indianapolis. Read more...

Immigration Simulation Experience
Friday, November 14, 6:00-8:00 PM
Free admission

This simulation experience offers a glimpse into the challenges faced by immigrants to our city, especially those in the Latino community.Read more...

Two New Positions 
at Spirit & Place

As Spirit & Place approaches its 20th year in 2015, we are pleased to announce the addition of two new staff positions! 
Program & Outreach Director:
Responsible for designing and managing the production of all Spirit & Place programs (festival curation and non-festival programs).

Administrative Specialist:
Responsible for providing administrative, logistical, and volunteer support for all functions of Spirit & Place. Interested candidates should apply at Select "Browse Jobs" and search for job number 11996.
Applications are beings accepted through September 30, 2014.

From Our Blog: 
No Longer Naptown
Christine Zetzl

For years Indy has been trying to decide what hat to wear - note how we've been fighting the love-hate "Naptown" nickname for decades. But something new is brewing in our city. (And I'm not just talking about the 12+ new breweries to open in 2014!). Read more...


You Gotta Regatta 

Come out on Saturday September 20th and watch as IUPUI students 'journey' their way through the canal in the annual Regatta canoe race!

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