Special programming at the Kimball Theatre includes the Films of Faith and Freedom series, groundbreaking documentaries, and dramatic performances by Colonial Williamsburg's interpreters. Click through for a full schedule of programming.
Meet three black women who didn't accept society's limits: Lydia rose from slavery to become an entrepreneur. Katie Marie was educated, and overcame a lack of resources to teach others. Clara Byrd Baker fought for equal rights in the 20th century. The work of these Williamsburg women spanned three centuries, opening doors and providing new opportunities for the next generations.FIND OUT MORE
Bells call people to faith and freedom. With your participation, this bell, in this sacred and historic church, will be silent no more. Proclaim your belief in freedom and equality by ringing the bell.
Despite living in a world where most had little time to themselves and for family, the enslaved still found ways to develop a rich culture and strong relationships. Meet Elizabeth, a free black woman, and her enslaved friends, Agnes and Lydia, as they prepare for a gathering. Discover how these women manage love, work, beauty, friendship . . . and, of course, hair!