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.

TENACITY: Women in Jamestown and Early Virginia
Nov 10, 2018 - Jan 5, 2020

TENACITY: Women in Jamestown and Early Virginia

This special yearlong exhibition explores captivating and little-known personal stories of women in Jamestown and the Virginia colony and their ...
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The Great Charter and the General Assembly: Founding a Legacy in 1619
Jan 25, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019

The Great Charter and the General Assembly: Founding a Legacy in 1619

The Great Charter and the General Assembly is an exhibition produced in two forms, including a wall panel exhibit to be ...
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Determined: The 400-year Struggle for Black Equality
June 22, 2019 - Mar. 29, 2020

Determined: The 400-year Struggle for Black Equality

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture’s Determined exhibition explores the African American experience from the arrival of the first ...
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ALL EVENTS

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.

PROGRAMS

Our educational programs
highlight Virginia’s significant
role in American history.