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Director’s Series: Lonnie G. Bunch III

Third in the 2022 Director’s Series, join Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Executive Director Christy S. Coleman and American Educator and Historian Lonnie G. Bunch III on May 25 to explore how museums have evolved during the past decades and the role they play in public life now and in the future. The 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, first African American and first historian to serve

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An Afternoon of Civic Engagement

As part of the Civic Season Series, enjoy an afternoon of programs designed for teens and young adults featuring art, live music and performances by spoken-word artists from Teens With a Purpose (TWP)-The Youth Movement and singers from the I Am Me Initiative Foundation. Free themed “paint-and-take” workshops for teens and young adults led by artist Lisa Reid-Williamson are available at 1:30-2:45

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Drag Trivia: Civics Edition

Discover fascinating tidbits about American history and how to be a good citizen during an evening of learning and laughter with Williamsburg’s popular Trivia Night drag queen, Aria Ova’here. Program is designed for ages 21 and up, with a cash bar and food available for purchase. This free event is limited to 75 people and advance online registration is required. Must be 21 to attend. Learn more.

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Honor Juneteenth a day early on June 18 at Jamestown Settlement as a variety of performers from Atumpan Dance Theatre and Teens With a Purpose take the stage for a 90-minute program interpreting the theme “what freedom means” through song, dance, music, spoken word and dramatic readings. A drum call and traditional African libation ceremony opens the event, followed by presentations by violinist O

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Liberty Celebration

Salute the 246th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence through immersive gallery exhibits, films, special interpretive programs and artillery demonstrations. Learn more.

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