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A recreated of an end of Washington's tent displayed with his camp bed and additional camp items.

March into Spring Break at the Museum

March 23-April 7, 2024

March into spring break at the Museum to explore what life was like during the Revolutionary War with our new Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent special exhibition, neighborhood walking tours, family-friendly crafts, in-gallery talks, and more for guests of all ages.

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    Feb 07
    On the left, a Museum educator wears a half-length women's apron. On the right, a Museum educator wears a full-length men's apron.

    Artisan Workshop: Make an Apron

    February 7, 21, & 28, 2024, (three weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
    Learn how to make your own hand-sewn men's or women's apron during a virtual, three-night workshop in February as part of the Museum's Artisan Workshop Series.
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    Mar 03
    A Museum educator dressed in 18th century clothing shows visitors the Museum's handsewn silk replica of Washington's Standard flag.

    Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

    March 3, 2024, from 9-10:30 a.m.
    Experience the Museum galleries in a calm, crowd-free environment featuring sound and lighting adjustments, limited crowds, no films, and other accommodations geared toward audiences with sensory sensitivities.
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    Mar 03
    General George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters tent on display at the Museum

    Member Morning: Witness to Revolution Special Exhibit Tour

    March 3, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
    Museum Members are invited to join a Museum educator for a tour of our newest special exhibition, Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent, opening in February 2024.
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    Mar 06
    Margaretta Forten Sampler on display in Black Founders exhibit.
    Courtesy of Marcus and Lorri Huey

    Artisan Workshop: Make a Sampler

    March 6, 13, & 20, 2024, (three weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
    Learn how to stitch your sampler during a virtual, three-night workshop in March as part of the Museum's Artisan Workshop Series.
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    Mar 07
    Inside the Declaration of Independence gallery featuring a copy of the Declaration of Independence

    AmRev Seminar: Everyday Life in the Revolutionary Era

    March 7, 14, 21, 28, & April 4, 2024, (five weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
    In this interactive seminar on Thursday evenings in March led by Dr. Tyler Putman, investigate everyday life during the Revolutionary War through readings, virtual talks and tours, and class discussion.
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    Mar 23
    A Museum educator shows a replica flag to a group of school students aboard the sloop in the Museum's core exhibition.

    Spring Break 2024 at the Museum

    March 23-April 7, 2024
    March into spring break at the Museum to explore what life was like during the Revolutionary War with a new special exhibition, neighborhood walking tours, family-friendly crafts, in-gallery talks, and more for guests of all ages.
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    Mar 26
    Inside the Declaration of Independence gallery featuring a copy of the Declaration of Independence

    Countdown to the 250th: Special Preview of The Declaration's Journey

    March 26, 2024, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
    George Washington Council and Revolution Society members are invited to an exclusive evening presentation and reception to learn about the Museum’s plans for the 250th anniversary of the nation’s founding and The Declaration's Journey exhibit.
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    Mar 27
    A Museum curator views a document on a lightboard with while looking through a large magnifying glass.

    Signs and Symbols of the American Revolution Teacher Workshop

    March 27, 2024, from 7-8:30 p.m.
    In this free professional development workshop, educators will encounter specific examples of 18th-century imagery and consider how signs and symbols can be used both as a pathway to historical content and a bridge to the contemporary era.
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    Apr 07
    Archaeological dig at the Museum

    Member Morning: Unraveling the Museum’s “Mysteries of Feature 16” Archaeology Lecture

    April 7, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
    Museum Members are invited to a 45-minute talk to learn about the artifacts found during an archaeological dig at the site of the Museum before construction.
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    Apr 10
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    History Explorer Day Camp: Revolution, The Game

    April 10, 2024, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Join the Museum for History Explorer Day Camp, a full-day, drop-off/pick-up camp that allows your student the chance to spend their day off from school in a fun, exciting, and educational environment, using the Museum, our collection, and our beautiful Old City neighborhood.
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