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Joseph Straw
Public Relations Manager
Telephone: (757) 220-7287

Anna Cordle Harry
Community Affairs Manager
Telephone: (757) 220-7571

Inclement Weather Updates
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Production Guidelines
Networks or production companies interested in using Colonial Williamsburg's property or assets for filming must contact Joe Straw at JSTRAW@CWF.ORG to discuss guidelines and opportunities.

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation must approve all production projects. A Foundation staff liaison will be present at all times during filming.

The production company will provide proof of insurance and may be responsible for fees associated with the project.

Interview Subjects
Colonial Williamsburg's experts can provide background information on a variety of subjects. Interviews may be arranged by contacting Joe Straw at JSTRAW@CWF.ORG.

History & Citizenship

  • New / seasonal initiatives
  • Program development
  • Historians specializing in 17th- and 18th-century America
  • African American programming and history
  • American Indian programming
  • Historic Trades
  • Founding Fathers

Museums & Collections

  • Curators
  • Conservators

Press Releases


February 27, 2020
Virginia Residents Get Admission All Year for the Price of a Day, Plus Hotel Savings
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February 20, 2020
Special Savings on Tickets, Accommodations for Homeschoolers Feb. 22-March 1
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February 5, 2020
New Membership Program Offers Value and Supports the Growing Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
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January 29, 2020
First-ever Colonial Fashion Days to Feature Influencer, Revolutionary in Residence Zack Pinsent Feb. 7-9
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January 28, 2020

Masterpieces of 17th-19th-century British Design To Be the Focus of New Exhibition At the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
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January 23, 2020
Black History Month: Colonial Williamsburg Showcases the Best of African-American Programming in February
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December 13, 2019
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Appoints Cliff Fleet President and CEO
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December 10, 2019
60th Annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Rings in the Holidays Dec. 19
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November 26, 2019
Grand Illumination: An Evening of Free Mirth, Jollity and Fireworks Dec. 8
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November 20, 2019
Admission, Hotel, and Retail Cyber Deals Kick off the Holiday Season
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November 5, 2019
Free Admission for Military Families, Special Programs Offered Veterans Day Weekend
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November 1, 2019
Passholders Receive Half-off Admission for Friends and Relatives this November
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October 28, 2019
72nd Annual Antiques Forum Celebrates “The American Home” Feb. 21-25, 2020
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October 7, 2019
Free Event Oct. 18 Examines the Future of African-American Historical Interpretation
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October 1, 2019
Working Wood in the 18th Century Conference 2020 Showcases Backcountry Tradecraft
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August 29, 2019
Halloween Festivities Fill the Historic Area for Haunting on DoG Street 2019
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August 21, 2019
Guests Ages 50+ Can Pay for One Day, Return the Rest of 2019 Free
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August 8, 2019
Fall Homeschool Days Offer Huge Savings Sept. 7-22
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July 22, 2019
ArbNet Upgrades Colonial Williamsburg to a Level II Arboretum
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June 25, 2019
Colonial Williamsburg Launches New Admission Pricing July 8
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June 18, 2019
Colonial Williamsburg President and CEO Mitchell B. Reiss to Step Down in October 2019
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May 9, 2019
Foundation marks Memorial Day Weekend with Free Admission for Military Families, Commemorative Service
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May 7, 2019
An Extremely Rare Map of South Carolina and a Part of Georgia Published During the 18th Century is Acquired by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
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May 2, 2019
Leaders in African-American Public History Return to Colonial Williamsburg May 10
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April 30, 2019
Thomas Jefferson returns to Monticello
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April 2, 2019
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Acquires Its First Judaica Objects For Its Collections Along With Items Depicting The Early Anglo-American Jewish Experience
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March 21, 2019
73rd Annual Garden Symposium Examines “Garden Design: Trends and Traditions,” April 26-28
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March 19, 2019
New Archaeological Investigation of John Custis IV’s Property Promises Findings on the Eccentric Politician, Planter and Horticulturist and the Lives of his Enslaved
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March 18, 2019
Virginia Residents Pay for A Day, Receive Unlimited Visits to Historic Area and Art Museums through 2019
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March 11, 2019
Eighteenth-Century Weapons of War Are the Focus of a New Exhibition Opening in April 2019 At the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
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March 5, 2019
Portrait of British Military Officer who Fought In America By Important 18th-Century English Painter Joins Colonial Williamsburg Collection
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February 27, 2019
Mr. Jefferson’s Palace Garden Party Returns May 3, Features Performance by Award-winning Actor and New Revolutionary in Residence Steven Skybell
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February 21, 2019
Special Spring Deals for Homeschooling Families Offered Feb. 23-March 3
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February 5, 2019
Colonial Williamsburg Offers Summer Day Camps for Kids 11-13 Select Weeks June through August
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January 29, 2019
Black History Month 2019: Special Exhibition; Featured Programs Mark 40 Years of African-American Interpretation
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January 10, 2019
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch Joins Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Board of Trustees
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