Opening of "Clayton & Catesby: Botanical Virginia" exhibit

Venue: 
Jamestown Settlement
Route 31 South near Colonial Parkway
2110 Jamestown Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185
United States

Admission

  • 2015 Adults: $$16.75 ($17.00 in 2016)
  • 2015 Youth (ages 6-12): $$7.75 ($8.00 in 2016)
  • Parking: $Free
  • Under 6: $Free

Three-month exhibit explores documentation of native Virginia plants by naturalist Mark Catesby and botanist John Clayton in the 18th century and the Flora of Virginia Project in the 21st century. Period engravings of Catesby's 18th-century watercolor paintings of flora and fauna, on loan from the Garden Club of Virginia, will be exhibited alongside a 1762 edition of "Flora Virginica," based on Clayton's work.

Related lectures and public programs will be presented during the period of the exhibit through February 28, 2016. Learn more at www.historyisfun.org. Closed Christmas and New Year's days.