How can music improve your life? For Nancy Geddy, learning to play the spinet gave her an education not afforded to many of her peers. In 1768, a secret admirer wrote into the Virginia Gazette dedicated to Geddy and praising her playing. Join the Governor's Musick ensemble as they perform selected composers' works mentioned in this mysterious poem and how learning a musical instrument gave Geddy a chance to advance in society.
Dates & Times
Music: When Nancy Geddy on the Spinet Plays
Performance: All Things Are Possible
On September 5, 1791, Robert Carter III recorded an extraordinary document. Why did the largest enslaver in Virginia do what most of his peers consider impossible?
Art Museums Admission
For Donors: Visit a Nation Builder
Donors who have access to the donor reception center in the St. George Tucker House as part of their giving advantages are invited to meet with a Nation Builder.
Free Event Ticket
Special Event: Salute to the States
Join the Colonial Williamsburg Fifes & Drums and the Virginia State Garrison Regiment as they present canon salutes to the original thirteen states of the Union.
Open to the Public