Lafayette’s World Exhibit Opening

Lafayette’s World Exhibit Opening

Join the Fredericksburg Area Museum for a reception celebrating the opening of the special exhibition, Lafayette’s World: Revolutionary Ideals and the Limits of Freedom. Light refreshments will be provided, free and open to the public. Exhibition: Lafayette Hero...
Civil Right Trail Monumental Announcement

Civil Right Trail Monumental Announcement

The City of Fredericksburg, in partnership with the University of Mary Washington’s James Farmer Multicultural Center, requests the pleasure of your company for a monumental announcement regarding the City of Fredericksburg’s Civil Rights Trail. For event inquiries,...
Civil Right Trail Monumental Announcement

Civil Rights Trail Monumental Announcement

The City of Fredericksburg, in partnership with the University of Mary Washington’s James Farmer Multicultural Center, requests the pleasure of your company for a monumental announcement regarding the City of Fredericksburg’s Civil Rights Trail. For event inquiries,...
George Washington’s Birthday Celebration

George Washington’s Birthday Celebration

Celebrate George Washington’s 292nd birthday at his boyhood home, with fun activities for the whole family!

Meet and take a selfie with “George Washington,” participate in our annual stone throwing contest, play colonial games, and eat birthday cupcakes – while supplies last.

Guests will enjoy several educational stations throughout the Ferry Farm property, take an abbreviated Washington House tour, engage with archaeologists, historians, and other experts to learn about Ferry Farm, the Washington family, and the enslaved people who lived here.

Parking on-site. No pets allowed at this event.

Events will be ongoing from 10am-3pm, while tickets last. Purchase a ticket for arrival time beginning on the top of every hour.

Advanced ticket purchase highly recommended as time slots are limited. Purchase tickets for arrival times beginning at the top of every hour. Time slots:
10-11:00
11-12:00
12-1:00
1-2:00
2-3:00

Admission
$5.00 – adults
Free – students (ages 6-17)
Free – children (ages 5 & under)
Plus processing fee.

In the event of inclement weather, the event will be canceled, and refunds issued.

Questions? Email [email protected]
or call 540-370-0732 x11.

Fredericksburg Area Museum Announces Exhibit Extended:   Closing Reception Scheduled

Fredericksburg Area Museum Announces Exhibit Extended: Closing Reception Scheduled

The Fredericksburg Area Museum (FAM) will be extending the popular exhibit, SEEN: Viewing the Work of African American Artists of Fredericksburg through February 2nd, 2024. The museum has welcomed over seven thousand visitors since the exhibit opened in March of 2023. A closing reception for the exhibit will be held for First Friday on February 2nd from 5:00-8:00PM with many of the exhibit’s artists in attendance. The reception and museum are free to attend. Questions can be directed to the exhibit’s curator, Sarah Ernst at [email protected] or 540-371-3037 x 137.