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

Global Pathfinder Summit
May 20-24 2019

Global Pathfinder Summit

100 emerging leaders from around the globe representing 51 countries will join with 50 Virginians for five days of leadership ...
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Presidential Ideas Festival: Democracy in Dialogue
May 21-23, 2019

Presidential Ideas Festival: Democracy in Dialogue

 Join groups of Changemakers in this 3-day scholarly event to find solutions from events in our past. University of Virginia’s ...
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Dance Theatre of Harlem Ballet-John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
May 29, 2019

Dance Theatre of Harlem Ballet-John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Get your tickets for the Dance Theatre of Harlem ballet, commissioned by American Evolution and Virginia Arts Festival! Virginia Arts ...
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