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A Revolutionary Summer

Memorial Day through Labor Day

What does freedom mean to you? Throughout the Museum's Revolutionary Summer, special events and exhibits offer visitors of all ages the opportunity to explore what the American Revolution's promises of liberty and equality mean for all people.

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    May 27
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    Memorial Day Weekend at the Museum

    May 27-30, 2022
    Join the Museum over Memorial Day Weekend to pay tribute onsite and online to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the Revolutionary War.
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    Jun 09
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    2022 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award Gala

    June 9, 2022 from 6-10 p.m.
    This Museum is pleased to honor award-winning filmmaker, literary scholar, and journalist Henry Louis Gates Jr. as the 2022 recipient of the Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award as well as Governor Edward G. Rendell as the inaugural Chairman's Award recipient.
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    Jun 11
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    Flag Day Weekend at the Museum

    June 11-14, 2022
    Join the Museum over Flag Day weekend to learn about flags of “all kinds of colours” from the Revolutionary era with activities and talks for the whole family.
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    Jun 18
    Finding Freedom tableau scene at the Museum depicting a British soldier of African descent trying to recruit a young boy of African descent to find freedom with the British army.

    Juneteenth at the Museum

    June 18-20, 2022
    Explore the continuing struggle for equality for all and join the Museum to mark the anniversary of Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States.
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    Jun 18
    Family of two looks at a Diorama in Revolution Place.

    Father's Day Weekend: Revolution in Miniatures Presented by the Artist Preservation Group

    June 18-19, 2022
    During Father’s Day Weekend at the Museum, visitors can explore displays of miniature figures and scenes from the Revolutionary era created by approximately 50 painters and sculptors.
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    Jun 28
    Dr. R. Scott Stephenson with artist Don Troiani at the Liberty Exhibit Opening

    AmRev Presents: An Evening with Artist Don Troiani

    June 28, 2022 from 5:15-8 p.m.
    Join us for an evening with nationally renowned historical artist Don Troiani, whose works are on display in the Museum's special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War.
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    Jul 01
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    Fourth of July Weekend at the Museum

    July 1-5, 2022
    Join the Museum in historic Philadelphia for Independence Day with special events and activities for all ages to discover the American Revolution and its ongoing relevance over Fourth of July weekend.
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    Jul 08
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    The Museum at Newport Historical Society's The French in 1780 Newport

    July 8-10, 2022
    Join the Museum at Newport Historical Society in Newport, Rhode Island, for their three-day The French in 1780 Newport living history event where we will set up our First Oval Office Project.
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    Sep 03
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    Labor Day Weekend: Closing Weekend of Liberty Exhibit

    September 3-5, 2022
    Join the Museum over Labor Day Weekend for the final days of Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War, free admission for kids 12 and under, and more.
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    Sep 03
    Two visitors view paintings in the Museum's Liberty exhibit with a Museum staff member..

    Young Friends Tour of Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War

    September 3, 2022 from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Young Friends of the Museum are invited for a free guided tour of our special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War.
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