With 20/20 hindsight into 2020, we're celebrating an unprecedented year in review for the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation. Join us as we share the outstanding successes of Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown and honor the extraordinary commitment and contributions of our staff and community of supporters.
Before you ring in 2021, read the full 2020 Year in Review.
2020 Year In Review Highlights
Christy S. Coleman Leads Through Unprecedented First Year
It's been quite a year for Christy S. Coleman, new executive director of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation. Within two months of taking the helm in January 2020, she took charge as its museums were forced to close amid the COVID-19 pandemic and worked with leadership to take steps to reopen safely. Read more.
Exploring JYF Museums Went Virtual with History At Home
Continuing JYF's mission to make our shared history accessible to everyone, even those at home, we offered a multitude of online resources to virtually visit Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown through apps, blogs, interactives, historical demonstrations, live webcasts and educational content for at-home learning. Read more.
Looking to the Year Ahead with What's In Store for 2021
In addition to a full slate of special events and programs throughout 2021, the new year will start with a new special exhibition. In collaboration with Virginia Indian tribal communities, Jamestown Settlement will present "FOCUSED: A Century of Virginia Indian Resilience," a yearlong exhibition opening January 29. Read more.
History is a Gift, Keep Our Shared History Alive
Our team is working harder than ever to keep history alive, from preserving a world-class museum collection, to on-site and online education efforts and maintenance in re-created outdoor living-history areas. To help us face our immediate challenges and keep our shared history alive for future generations, support the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation today.
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