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Joseph Straw
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Telephone: (757) 220-7287
email: jstraw@cwf.org

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Production Guidelines

Networks or production companies interested in using Colonial Williamsburg's property or assets for filming must contact Joe Straw at jstraw@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 Joe Straw at jstraw@cwf.org.

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    • September 25, 2017

      The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Names W.M. Jordan Company General Contractor for the Expansion of Its Art Museums
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    • September 25, 2017

      The First Tennessee Works of Fine Art by Artist Close to Andrew Jackson Join the Colonial Williamsburg Collections
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    • August 25, 2017

      Haunting on DoG Street” 2017 to Feature Premiere of New Family Ghost Walk, Programs and Trick-or-Treating
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    • July 27, 2017

      Foundation Introduces New Troupe of Full-time Tavern Interpreters via Impromptu Performance
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    • July 18, 2017

      Colonial Williamsburg signs lease with William & Mary to operate Kimball Theatre
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    • July 14, 2017

      Colonial Williamsburg Explorer Mobile App Wins Appy Award, Showcased at Microsoft Inspire 2017 Conference
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    • July 13, 2017

      Colonial Williamsburg Celebrates Grand Opening of New Axe-throwing Range Saturday
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    • July 11, 2017

      Exceedingly rare, view of Charleston, South Carolina, as it appeared in 1773 acquired for the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
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    • July 11, 2017

      Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Awarded Reaccreditation by American Alliance of Museums
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    • June 28, 2017

      Free Summer Breeze Concert Series Returns to Merchants Square for 26th Year
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    • June 19, 2017

      Mobile Ticketing, Admission Now Available with the Colonial Williamsburg Explorer App
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    • June 14, 2017

      A New Celebration of “Light and Liberty” Marks the Nation’s 241st Birthday this Fourth of July
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    • June 12, 2017

      New Daily Family Program “Patriots at Play” Offers an Immersive Jump Back in Time for Young Revolutionaries
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    • June 9, 2017

      Colonial Williamsburg Hosts Advance Screening of the Season 4 Premiere of AMC’s “TURN: Washington’s Spies” June 15
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    • May 25, 2017

      Colonial Williamsburg Honors the Fallen, Salutes Service this Memorial Day Weekend
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    • May 22, 2017

      The rich, cultural diversity of American Folk Art in the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum’s collection to be seen in new exhibition opening in July 2017 in honor of the museum’s 60th anniversary
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    • May 18, 2017

      Home Depot Foundation Funds Free Admission for Military Memorial Day Weekend
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    • May 17, 2017

      All-American Tea Parties Return This Spring and Summer
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    • May 12, 2017

      Filmmaker, Revolutionary in Residence Ric Burns to Preview New Film “The Chinese Exclusion Act” May 21 at the Kimball Theatre
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    • May 11, 2017

      Colonial Williamsburg Honored by Forbes as one of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers of 2017
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    • May 10, 2017

      Colonial Williamsburg Partners with Leading Energy Conservation Firm
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    • May 8, 2017

      Fiorina, Montgomery and Shaheen Elected Trustees of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
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    • May 5, 2017

      Colonial Williamsburg Mourns the Passing of Abby M. O’Neill
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    • May 3, 2017

      The abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum to hold a celebratory day of festivities on June 3 in honor of its 60th anniversary
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    • April 28, 2017

      Colonial Williamsburg Welcomes the Production of AMC’s “TURN: Washington’s Spies” Back to the Historic Area May 1
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    • April 19, 2017

      The most comprehensive collection of early Virginia maps outside of the Library of Congress now resides at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
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    • April 7, 2017

      Conrad M. Hall elected a Trustee of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
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    • April 7, 2017

      Janet M. Brashear Elected to the Colonial Williamsburg Company Board of Directors
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    • April 6, 2017

      Garden Symposium 2017: Growing Great Rewards in Small Spaces
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    • March 31, 2017

      A Celebration of May: Immersive Garden Party at the Governor’s Palace May 5
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    • March 28, 2017

      New exhibition to celebrate american folk portraits and the 60th anniversary of the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum to open there in May 2017
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    • March 24, 2017

      Colonial Williamsburg Welcomes Actor and Scholar Chaz Mena as its Newest Revolutionary in Residence
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    • March 21, 2017

      Colonial Williamsburg Mourns the Passing of David Rockefeller
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    • March 16, 2017

      Salute to Virginia: Pay for a Day, Return the Rest of the Year for Free
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    • March 8, 2017

      New Modern Garden Emporium, Boxwood & Berry, Celebrates Grand Opening Friday with Ribbon-cutting in Merchants Square
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    • March 3, 2017

      Colonial Williamsburg Welcomes Production of the AMC Series “TURN: Washington’s Spies” Back to the Revolutionary City March 6
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    • February 14, 2017

      Special Black History Month Community Discussion to Follow Feb. 17 Presentation of Original Program “Journey to Redemption”
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    • Febrruary 9, 2017

      This Spring Break, “Bounce” between Centuries with Fun and Thrills for all ages at Colonial Williamsburg and Busch Gardens Williamsburg
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    • February 6, 2017

      The first exhibition of early printed textiles at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg, featuring many never-before-exhibited pieces, to open in spring 2017
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    • January 31, 2017

      Recent acquisitions and loans at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg herald the importance of african-american heritage
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    • January 20, 2017

      Culinary Historian Michael Twitty Named Colonial Williamsburg’s first Revolutionary in Residence
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    • January 11, 2017

      The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg joins the prestigious global roster of museums participating in Sotheby’s Museum Network
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