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FOCUSED: A Century of Virginia Indian Resilience

Jamestown Settlement Special Exhibition Focus on 100 years of Virginia Indian resiliency in a yearlong special exhibition featuring personal and professional photography collections charting a century of change, from the passage and repeal of the Racial Integrity Act of 1924 to state and federal recognition today. Learn more. Image: Nannie and Paul Miles, Union Collins and boy; Frank Speck p

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African Arrival Commemoration

Jamestown Settlement commemorates the 1619 arrival of the first recorded Africans to Virginia in permanent gallery exhibits, innovative films and engaging interactives, along with a special 90-minute afternoon program of reflection, artistic expression and community conversation.

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Yorktown Victory Celebration

Revolutionary War exhibits, interpretive programs and artillery firings on Saturday, October 16, salute the 240th anniversary of America’s momentous victory at Yorktown.  

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Family Frights

Family Frights at Jamestown Settlement returns on October 22 & 23 for the eighth year of scary good family fun. As the sun goes down, the outdoor areas transform into sci-fi and fantastical-Halloween themes offering a night of trick-or-treating, ghostly games, creepy crafts, haunted houses and spooky ships. Two sessions will be available, 6-7:30 p.m. and 8-9:30 p.m. An evening ticketed event w

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Foods & Feasts of Colonial Virginia

This Thanksgiving holiday, explore centuries-old culinary practices and cooking techniques of 17th- and 18th-century Virginia during a two-day event, Friday and Saturday, November 26 and 27. On Thanksgiving Day, November 25, the museums are open and a traditional Thanksgiving dinner will be served at Jamestown Settlement on a first-come, first-served basis.

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