Christy Coleman, Virginia Historian: Challenging Times in our State’s 400 Year History & Perspective on the Future

Tuesday, April 26, 2022, MOCA, $25
6:30 pm Reception, 7:30 Presentation

With a career spanning over 30 years, Christy S. Coleman has served as the Chief Executive Officer of some of the nation’s most prominent museums. She’s a tireless advocate for the power of museums, narrative correction, diversity, and inclusiveness. Ms. Coleman is an innovator and leader in the museum field having held leadership roles at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, the American Civil War Museum and now as the Executive Director of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation.

She’s written numerous articles, is an accomplished screenwriter, public speaker and has appeared on several national news and history programs. Ms. Coleman is the recipient of numerous awards for her decades of impact. In 2018, Time Magazine named her one of the 31 People Changing the South and in 2019, Worth Magazine named her one of 29 Women Changing the World.

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