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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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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400th Anniversary of the First Representative Legislative Assembly
July 30, 2019

400th Anniversary of the First Representative Legislative Assembly

Join us as we commemorate the 400th anniversary of representative democracy in America.  Did you know that the Virginia General ...
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