Port Warwick Foundation

The Port Warwick Foundation is a public non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization with the purpose of organizing and managing regional arts and entertainment events located at Styron Square in Port Warwick. Currently, the Foundation hosts the Port Warwick Art & Sculpture Festival, held on the second weekend in October of each year, the Port Warwick Summer Concert Series, a free outdoor series of concerts held each Wednesday evening from May through August, Jazz Series every Sunday in April and September and a Holiday Tree Lighting in late November.

The Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors made up of business and community leaders within the city of Newport News. The Foundation has a full-time Executive Director, several volunteer staff, and a cadre of dedicated volunteers who assist with projects throughout the year.

For more information on the Port Warwick Foundation, please contact:
Jackie Shapiro, Executive Director, at 757.223.0284.

Port Warwick Foundation 2022 Board of Directors

Derry L. Haywood, II – Chairman
Laura Fisher – Executive Director
Joanne Palmeira – Board Member

Mary Crowder – Board Member
Tu Ritter – Board Member

Ray Suttle – Board Member
Howard Waters – Board Member 
Jesse Young – Board Member