Donor Events

Donors to the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation enjoy a special relationship with our museums. Throughout the year, the Foundation offers donors a variety of educational, cultural and social events, including private receptions during museum special events and exclusive travel opportunities.

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Recent Events

Campaign for Support celebration picnic
October 16, 2017

More than 130 donors to the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown Campaign for Support gathered at the museum on October 16 to celebrate the Campaign’s victorious conclusion. Lead donors attended a VIP (Very Important Patriots) reception before joining guests in the galleries and outdoor exhibits to experience the impact of their philanthropy and to toast the Campaign’s success. The evening concluded with a unique film-and-live-action presentation that highlighted the legacies of the Campaign. Yorktown. (Photos by Kim Kiely Photography)


‘Pocahontas Imagined’ special exhibition reception

On  September 12, 2017, 129 guests attended a reception at Jamestown Settlement that featured the ‘Pocahontas Imagined’ special exhibition. Guest speaker Ashley Atkins Spivey, Ph.D., director of the Pamunkey Tribal Resource Center, spoke on the significance of Pocahontas. Reception guests toured ‘Pocahontas Imagined’ and also got a glimpse into the plans to update the permanent galleries to incorporate new research and technology.


To support the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation and receive invitations to special donor events, contact Christina Dominguez, at or (757) 253-4139.