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EXHIBIT (2011-2012): Learn more about the transformational impact of scientific advances, economic developments and social change in the 17th century.
Jamestown Settlement Special Exhibition: November 16, 2011 to August 15, 2012
The transformational impact of scientific advances, economic developments and social change found expression in this special exhibition at Jamestown Settlement organized by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in cooperation with the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation. Sixty-five objects from the VMFA collection were selected to illustrate seven themes in the exhibition.
To learn more, download the exhibition brochure or visit our “The 17th Century: Gateway to the Modern World” webpage.