The 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution has partnered with notable Virginia institutions and national partners to inspire local, national and international engagement in the themes of democracy, diversity and opportunity and to reinforce Virginia’s leadership in education, tourism, and economic development.

SIGNATURE EVENTS

See how we are commemorating 400 years of Virginia and American history.

EXHIBITIONS

Museums, foundations, and cultural institutions showcase 400 years of American culture and history.

PARTNER PROGRAMS

Our statewide partners highlight Virginia’s significant role in American history.

UPCOMING FEATURED EVENTS

American Evolution Innovators Cup at Tom Tom Founders Festival
April 11-13, 2019

American Evolution Innovators Cup at Tom Tom Founders Festival

The American Evolution Innovators Cup will showcase Virginia's academic excellence through a unique competition to amplify the intellectual property and ...
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Virginia International Tattoo
April 25-28, 2019

Virginia International Tattoo

Courage & Commitment: A Salute to Women in the Military Every Year’s Tattoo is different. In 2019, we will have ...
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World Premier: Dance Theatre of Harlem World Premiere-Norfolk, VA
May 3-5, 2019

World Premier: Dance Theatre of Harlem World Premiere-Norfolk, VA

Virginia Arts Festival, in partnership with American Evolution, has commissioned a new ballet from Dance Theatre of Harlem, which will ...
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