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Production Guidelines
Networks or production companies interested in using Colonial Williamsburg's property or assets for filming must contact Kevin Crossett at kcrossett@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 Kevin Crossett at kcrossett@cwf.org.



History & Citizenship

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


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Press Releases

2021

September 17, 2021
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Announces Craft & Forge, a New Brand Rooted in the History of American Artisanry and Reimagined for Today’s Lifestyle
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September 16, 2021
Boxwood Blight Strikes Colonial Williamsburg
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September 14, 2021
Celebrate Constitution Day with Colonial Williamsburg
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September 3, 2021

Colonial Williamsburg to Mark 20th Anniversary of 9/11
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August 17, 2021
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Acquires Rare Paul Revere Tankard
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August 5, 2021

Colonial Williamsburg's Merchants Square Welcomes Eight New Tenants, Announces Lease Renewals of Six Existing Stores
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July 15, 2021
Grand Illumination Expands to Three Weekends This Year: Fireworks, 18th-Century Inspired Holiday Entertainment Mark the Return of Williamsburg’s Grand Tradition
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July 14, 2021
A History of Beer: ‘Ales through the Ages’ Returns to Colonial Williamsburg Nov. 12-14
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July 12, 2021

Rare George Washington Indian Peace Medal Acquired by the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
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June 28, 2021
New Textile Exhibitions Await Visitors To the Expanded Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg in Summer 2021
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June 21, 2021
Independence Day Returns to Colonial Williamsburg with a Bang
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June 14, 2021
A Gift to the Nation: The Joseph and June Hennage Collection, An Exhibition to Honor A Landmark American Decorative Arts Bequest, To Open at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg This Month
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June 14, 2021
Highlights of a Gift to the Nation: The Joseph and June Hennage Collection
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May 27, 2021
Colonial Williamsburg Expands Operations Following State’s Relaxation of COVID-19 Guidelines
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May 26, 2021
Foundation marks Memorial Day Weekend with Free Admission for Veterans and Military Families, Commemorative Service
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May 21, 2021
Colonial Williamsburg Welcomes Tom Savage as Director of Educational Travel and Conferences
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May 13, 2021
Colonial Williamsburg, Community Join to Commemorate Juneteenth 2021
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April 16, 2021
Larry W. Sonsini Elected to Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Board of Trustees
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April 12, 2021
“US: Past, Present, Future” Virtual Discussion Tackles the Concept of Citizenship April 17
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March 9, 2021
Donors Sustaining, Advancing Colonial Williamsburg During Pandemic
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February 25, 2021
Colonial Williamsburg, William & Mary Identify Structure of the 18th-Century Bray School for Enslaved and Free Black Children
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February 23, 2021
March Women’s History Month Programs Examine “A Woman’s Place”
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January 25, 2021
Understanding Our Shared Past: Black History Month 2021
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January 14, 2021
Nearly $3 million in Philanthropic Support Announced for Ongoing First Baptist Church Archaeological Investigation and Interpretation
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January 12, 2021
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Receives Its Most Significant American Decorative Arts Bequest in Its 90-year History
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2020

December 17, 2020
Virtually Unstoppable: The 73rd Annual Antiques Forum Convenes Online Feb. 19-24, 2021
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December 8, 2020
2021 Working Wood in the 18th Century Conference Goes Virtual Jan. 14-17
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December 3, 2020
Carly Fiorina Elected Chair of Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Board of Trustees
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November 30, 2020
A Bright, Festive Holiday Season at Colonial Williamsburg, Hold the Pyrotechnics
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November 18, 2020
Cyber Savings on Admission, Getaways and Products Kick off the Holiday Season
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November 17, 2020
Liberty Ice Pavilion presented by Dominion Energy Opens Nov. 20 in Colonial Williamsburg’s Merchants Square
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October 5, 2020
The Beauty and Function of 18th- and 19th-century Tall Case Clocks To Be Examined in a New Exhibition Opening in November 2020 At the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
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September 23, 2020

Three Free, Managed-access Grand Illumination Events Planned to Safely Celebrate the Holiday Season
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September 8, 2020
Early Propaganda Tools to Go on View In A New Exhibition at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg In Fall 2020
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September 2, 2020
Sunday: Prayer Vigil at First Permanent Site of First Baptist Church
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September 1, 2020
Seasonal Savings:For the price of a Multiday Ticket, Return Free through Dec. 31
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August 25, 2020
Archaeology Project Will Explore Site of America’s Oldest Church Founded by Enslaved and Free Blacks
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July 27, 2020
Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg Herald Completion of $41.7 Million Expansion
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July 2, 2020
Colonial Williamsburg Appoints Earl T. Granger III Chief Development Officer
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June 18, 2020
Fourth of July 2020: Honoring our Shared Ideals
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June 5, 2020
Colonial Williamsburg to Resume Limited Onsite Programming June 14
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June 2, 2020
Statement on Christiana Campbell’s Tavern Fire
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May 21, 2020
COVID-19 June Operations Update
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May 4, 2020
Bob and Marion Wilson Teacher Institute of Colonial Williamsburg on-site Summer 2020 Sessions Cancelled Due to COVID-19
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April 21, 2020
COVID-19 Operations Update
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April 8, 2020
Colonial Williamsburg Launches Streaming Channel on Amazon Fire TV and Roku TV
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March 25, 2020
COVID-19 Operations Update
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March 14, 2020
Operational Changes in Response to COVID-19
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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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2019

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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