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“Forgotten Soldier” Special Exhibition

Opening June 29, 2019 Discover personal stories of enslaved and free African Americans who fought on both sides of the Revolutionary War through interactive elements and compelling art displays, including a new contemporary work by nationally acclaimed artist Titus Kaphar. Follow the forgotten stories of African Americans who enlisted as soldiers for the American cause for a free and independent

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Preserving the Paper Trail: Document & Photograph Care and Preservation

Paper is one of the most fragile things in our lives and yet it is an integral element in our attempt to preserve the past. Hosted by the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown as part of its ongoing “Preserving the Past: Family History Workshop Series,” Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation registrar Jane Hohensee offers practical advice and guidelines for protecting your valuable documents and photograp

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African-American Cultural Heritage Month

Gallery exhibits, films and educational programs explore the experiences of Africans and African Americans in early America, from the first known Africans in Virginia in 1619 to the role of African Americans in the Revolutionary War. Learn more.

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After Angelo

Celebrate African-American culture and heritage with a day of music, song and storytelling honoring the legacy of Angelo, the first African woman named in Jamestown’s historical record. Learn more.

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“18th National Exhibition of the American Society of Marine Artists” Special Exhibition

Since its founding more than 40 years ago, the American Society of Marine Artists has presented its prestigious National Exhibition every three years in museums across the country, highlighting the works of artists representing the best in American marine art by juried competition. The special exhibition also features a “paint out” at the ships pier on March 7 (weather dependent).

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