NYC Alumni & Friends Tour

March 9 - 12, 2023

Relax and immerse yourself in the special camaraderie that happens when VWU alumni and friends visit a captivating destination and share in new experiences together.

VWU Alumni & Friends Tour guests will stay in exceptional accommodations, dine in the heart of the city, view an art collection at one of the world’s finest art museums, attend an extraordinary concert performance by the Wesleyan Choir at a national historic landmark, and much, much more!

VWU Alumni & Friends who are NYC and surrounding area residents, please plan to join us. As we finalize our plans, further tour details and how you can register to attend will be announced. Stay tuned for updates!

Tour Overview

Day One (Thursday, April 28)

  • Depart Norfolk International Airport (ORF) or hometown city
  • Hotel check-in, Doubletree New York-Times Square West
  • “Welcome to NYC” – An evening of cocktails and appetizers hosted by David H’17 and Susan S. Goode

Day Two (Friday, April 29)

  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art – Exclusive tour of Winslow Homer: Crosscurrents exhibition
  • “Dinner with VWU President” – Dine in a private setting with Dr. Scott D. and Annie Miller
    Time: 6:00 p.m.
    Trattoria Dell'Arte: 900 7th Ave., New York, NY 10106.

Day Three (Saturday, April 30)

  • Carnegie Hall – The Virginia Wesleyan Singers perform with hundreds of singers under the direction of VWU Associate Professor of Music, Chair of Fine and Performing Arts Dr. Bryson Mortensen

Day Four (Sunday, May 1)

  • Location TBA – Farewell to NYC Breakfast
  • Depart

VWU Contact Information

Kim Hammer
Vice President for Advancement and Special Assistant to the President
Lori Harris ’94
Associate Vice President for Advancement and Executive Director of Alumni Relations


Do I need to be VWU Alumni to travel?
No. Friends of VWU are welcome to join!

I don’t live in VA. Do I have to make my own flight arrangements?
No. We can assist with your flight arrangements to best coordinate your arrival location and time with those flying in from the Norfolk International Airport.

I live in or near NYC. Do I have to register to attend events?
Yes. You must still register to attend to participate in the tour.