Find Arts & Culture Events

From in-studio artist demonstrations and art fairs to museum exhibitions and concert series, make an arts event part of your Williamsburg vacation. Stroll through Colonial Williamsburg and browse the plentiful antique shops and boutiques. Along Riverwalk Landing you can find live music and good dancing during the summertime. Each spring, alongside the many galleries, the Virginia Arts Festival is hosted in Williamsburg, showcasing local artists and their work. Take a break from the dancing and head over to one of the many museums in Williamsburg to expand your mind. 

E.g., 06/24/2017
E.g., 06/24/2017
Saturday, June 24, 2017
On the Hill Gallery
June 9 - 23, 2017

From June 3 - July 3, Yorktown Arts Foundation members invite you to visit their "Blue" inspired medium art show. Members create art media through references to the blue sky, a blue eye, the deep blue sea, blues music, a sad emotion or perhaps the sound of the word.  Join us June 3 for free reception from 6 - 8pm.  Free  757.369.1108 or www.onthehillgallery.com.

York Hall
Every Saturday. Repeats Weekly.
June 1 - 30, 2017

Come and enjoy the 'Stain Glass' Exhibit at The Gallery at York Hall.  You can relish in our revolving exhibit of fine art in all media by local artists for display and sale.  Open April - Dec Tues thru Sat 10am to 4, Sun 1pm to 4pm.  Free.  757.890.4490

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 12:00am
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Saturday, ends on Jun 30, 2017
DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
Repeats Daily.
June 9 - 23, 2017, 10am - 7pm

Explore the growth of interest in natural history during the 18th century through period illustrations. With the settlement of the New World, many Englishman and colonists became fascinated by the plants and animals that were native to the region. These gentlemen on both sides of the Atlantic exchanged specimens and ideas and sponsored the avid collecting and documenting of birds, bugs, and plants.

Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 23, 2017
DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
Repeats Daily.
June 9 - 23, 2017, 10am - 7pm

Colonial Williamsburg has not previously showcased its superlative collection of printed textiles that range in date from the late 17th century into the 19th century. With their stunning designs and bright colors, the objects in this exhibit will be a feast for the eyes. Printed fabrics were used to make fashionable clothing and to upholster home furnishings. While visually arresting, printed textiles also had economic importance as trade goods and as examples of technological advances.

Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 23, 2017
DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
Repeats Daily.
June 9 - 23, 2017, 10am - 7pm
Repeats Daily.
June 23, 2017 - February 1, 2018, 10am - 4:30pm

Dollhouses are some of the most popular miniature versions of the real world. On view is a museum favorite--the enormous Long Island Dollhouse made around 1900 which is fully furnished. The earliest dollhouse in the exhibit was made in 1820 for twin girls. Other houses include a house made in the Chesapeake around 1835 and a colonial revival house made around 1940. While young girls played house, what about young boys?

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 23, 2017
Auntie M's American Cottage
June 4, 2017, 1pm - 3pm
June 24, 2017, 1pm - 3pm

Come join Auntie M's fun and unique workshop. The workshop moderator leads you through various fun filled art program to enhance your creativity through one-of-a-kind workshop.  Minimum of 4 participants needed.  $  More details at 757.369.8150 or www.auntiemsamericancottage.com.

June 4 - Wet Felted 3-D Vessel Workshop (1-3pm)

June 24- Wet Felted 3-D Vessel Workshop (1-3pm)

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Kimball Theatre
Every Wednesday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
June 16 - 30, 2017, 1:30pm - 9:30pm

From Executive Producer Anthony Bourdain.  Jeremiah Tower is one of the most controversial and influential figures in the history of American gastronomy.

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
1:30pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jun 30, 2017
The lawn of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
June 23, 2017, 5:30pm - 10:15pm
June 24, 2017, 2:30pm - 10:15pm
June 25, 2017, 3pm - 10:15pm

The second annual Funhouse Fest, curated by Bruce Hornsby, brings three days of music to historic Williamsburg, Virginia June 23-25, 2017, featuring an array of artists that includes some of the most creative and innovative musicians performing today: singers Sheryl Crow, Rhiannon Giddens, and The Staves; bands Lake Street Dive, and yMusic; and jazz saxophonist Kenny Garrett.

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
2:30pm to 10:15pm
Colonial Williamsburg
Repeats Daily.
June 16 - 30, 2017, 7pm - 8pm

After sundown, Williamsburg's haunted history comes out! During this one-hour walking tour, enter haunted properties and meet people who lived to tell of their experiences with the supernatural.... You may even meet ghostly inhabitants themselves! Each tour involves a different cast of characters. This program is not appropriate for young children.

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 30, 2017
Colonial Williamsburg Weaver Shop
Repeats Daily.
June 16 - 30, 2017, 7pm - 9:30pm

Wander the streets and gardens of Colonial Williamsburg's historic area while our guide conjures stories of spirits who still call Williamsburg home. For an engaging hour, listen to true tales of unnerving experiences shared by employees, residents, and guests: modern ghost stories featuring lost love, murder, betrayal, and things that go bump in the night!

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 30, 2017
Lumber House Ticket Office
Repeats Daily.
June 16 - 30, 2017, 7pm - 9:30pm

After sundown, Williamsburg's haunted history comes out! During this one-hour walking tour, enter haunted properties and meet people who lived to tell of their experiences with the supernatural.... You may even meet ghostly inhabitants themselves! Each tour involves a different cast of characters. This program is not appropriate for young children.

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 30, 2017
Sunday, June 25, 2017
Yorktown Battlefield, Waterfront and American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
Every Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
June 4 - 25, 2017

Schedule Sundays thru June:

3:45 pm at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. Included with admission.  Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690

4:45 pm at the Yorktown waterfront. Free.  Yorktown Waterfront, 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690

June 4, 2:30 pm at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Included with admission. 757.898.9418  American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690

Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, ends on Jun 25, 2017
On the Hill Gallery
June 9 - 23, 2017

From June 3 - July 3, Yorktown Arts Foundation members invite you to visit their "Blue" inspired medium art show. Members create art media through references to the blue sky, a blue eye, the deep blue sea, blues music, a sad emotion or perhaps the sound of the word.  Join us June 3 for free reception from 6 - 8pm.  Free  757.369.1108 or www.onthehillgallery.com.

DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
Repeats Daily.
June 9 - 23, 2017, 10am - 7pm

Explore the growth of interest in natural history during the 18th century through period illustrations. With the settlement of the New World, many Englishman and colonists became fascinated by the plants and animals that were native to the region. These gentlemen on both sides of the Atlantic exchanged specimens and ideas and sponsored the avid collecting and documenting of birds, bugs, and plants.

Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 23, 2017
DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
Repeats Daily.
June 9 - 23, 2017, 10am - 7pm

Colonial Williamsburg has not previously showcased its superlative collection of printed textiles that range in date from the late 17th century into the 19th century. With their stunning designs and bright colors, the objects in this exhibit will be a feast for the eyes. Printed fabrics were used to make fashionable clothing and to upholster home furnishings. While visually arresting, printed textiles also had economic importance as trade goods and as examples of technological advances.

Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 23, 2017
DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
Repeats Daily.
June 9 - 23, 2017, 10am - 7pm
Repeats Daily.
June 23, 2017 - February 1, 2018, 10am - 4:30pm

Dollhouses are some of the most popular miniature versions of the real world. On view is a museum favorite--the enormous Long Island Dollhouse made around 1900 which is fully furnished. The earliest dollhouse in the exhibit was made in 1820 for twin girls. Other houses include a house made in the Chesapeake around 1835 and a colonial revival house made around 1940. While young girls played house, what about young boys?

Sunday, June 25, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 23, 2017
Kimball Theatre
Every Wednesday - Sunday. Repeats Weekly.
June 16 - 30, 2017, 1:30pm - 9:30pm

From Executive Producer Anthony Bourdain.  Jeremiah Tower is one of the most controversial and influential figures in the history of American gastronomy.

Sunday, June 25, 2017 -
1:30pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, ends on Jun 30, 2017
The lawn of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
June 23, 2017, 5:30pm - 10:15pm
June 24, 2017, 2:30pm - 10:15pm
June 25, 2017, 3pm - 10:15pm

The second annual Funhouse Fest, curated by Bruce Hornsby, brings three days of music to historic Williamsburg, Virginia June 23-25, 2017, featuring an array of artists that includes some of the most creative and innovative musicians performing today: singers Sheryl Crow, Rhiannon Giddens, and The Staves; bands Lake Street Dive, and yMusic; and jazz saxophonist Kenny Garrett.

Sunday, June 25, 2017 -
3:00pm to 10:15pm
Colonial Williamsburg
Repeats Daily.
June 16 - 30, 2017, 7pm - 8pm

After sundown, Williamsburg's haunted history comes out! During this one-hour walking tour, enter haunted properties and meet people who lived to tell of their experiences with the supernatural.... You may even meet ghostly inhabitants themselves! Each tour involves a different cast of characters. This program is not appropriate for young children.

Sunday, June 25, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 30, 2017
Colonial Williamsburg Weaver Shop
Repeats Daily.
June 16 - 30, 2017, 7pm - 9:30pm

Wander the streets and gardens of Colonial Williamsburg's historic area while our guide conjures stories of spirits who still call Williamsburg home. For an engaging hour, listen to true tales of unnerving experiences shared by employees, residents, and guests: modern ghost stories featuring lost love, murder, betrayal, and things that go bump in the night!

Sunday, June 25, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 30, 2017
Lumber House Ticket Office
Repeats Daily.
June 16 - 30, 2017, 7pm - 9:30pm

After sundown, Williamsburg's haunted history comes out! During this one-hour walking tour, enter haunted properties and meet people who lived to tell of their experiences with the supernatural.... You may even meet ghostly inhabitants themselves! Each tour involves a different cast of characters. This program is not appropriate for young children.

Sunday, June 25, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 30, 2017
Monday, June 26, 2017
On the Hill Gallery
June 9 - 23, 2017

From June 3 - July 3, Yorktown Arts Foundation members invite you to visit their "Blue" inspired medium art show. Members create art media through references to the blue sky, a blue eye, the deep blue sea, blues music, a sad emotion or perhaps the sound of the word.  Join us June 3 for free reception from 6 - 8pm.  Free  757.369.1108 or www.onthehillgallery.com.

DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
Repeats Daily.
June 9 - 23, 2017, 10am - 7pm

Explore the growth of interest in natural history during the 18th century through period illustrations. With the settlement of the New World, many Englishman and colonists became fascinated by the plants and animals that were native to the region. These gentlemen on both sides of the Atlantic exchanged specimens and ideas and sponsored the avid collecting and documenting of birds, bugs, and plants.

Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 23, 2017
DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
Repeats Daily.
June 9 - 23, 2017, 10am - 7pm

Colonial Williamsburg has not previously showcased its superlative collection of printed textiles that range in date from the late 17th century into the 19th century. With their stunning designs and bright colors, the objects in this exhibit will be a feast for the eyes. Printed fabrics were used to make fashionable clothing and to upholster home furnishings. While visually arresting, printed textiles also had economic importance as trade goods and as examples of technological advances.

Repeats every 1 days, ends on Jun 23, 2017

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