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A Revolutionary Summer

Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day

Visitors of all ages are invited to explore the American Revolution's ongoing relevance and to consider how we can work to fulfill the Revolution’s promises of liberty and equality for all through daily Museum programs, special events, and holiday weekend activities.

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    Jul 31
    Exhibit Flags Founding Documents

    Young Friends Tour: Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today

    July 31, 2021 from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Young Friends of the Museum are invited for a special opportunity to join a guided tour of our summer exhibition, Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today, with an exhibit expert.
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    Aug 10
    Washington College Semans Griswold Environmental Hall

    AmRev Presents: Set Sail with the True Colours Flag Project

    August 10, 2021 from 6-7:15 p.m.
    Join the Museum as we take our True Colours Flag Project to the waterfront of Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland in partnership with the Center for Environment & Society at Washington College.
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    Aug 14
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    Young Friends Tour: Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today

    August 14, 2021 from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Young Friends of the Museum are invited for a special opportunity to join a guided tour of our summer exhibition, Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today, with an exhibit expert.
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    Aug 17
    Liberty Exhibit of Don Troiani paintings Coming Soon

    Member Exclusive | Artifact Preview for Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War

    August 17, 2021 from 6-7:15 p.m.
    Join Curator of Exhibitions Matthew Skic for a Member-exclusive behind-the-scenes look at artifacts from the collection of renowned artist Don Troiani before they are installed in our upcoming special exhibition Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War
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    Aug 28
    A Museum educator, in Revolutionary military costume, shows three adolescents how to use a cannon on the Privateer Ship in the galleries.

    History Explorers Club: Ask a Historian

    August 28, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Learn about what a historian does and ask a Museum historian all your burning questions about the Revolutionary Era at our family-friendly August History Explorers Club.
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    Sep 04
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    Labor Day Weekend: Closing of Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today

    September 4-6, 2021
    Over Labor Day weekend, join the Museum for the closing weekend of our Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today summer exhibit and family-friendly crafts and activities.
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    Sep 11
    Campus Philly CollegeFest Promo

    Campus Philly's CollegeFest

    September 11 & 12, 2021
    Campus Philly's CollegeFest is back from September 11-12, 2021, offering free admission to iconic Philadelphia museums and institutions, including the Museum.
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    Sep 11
    Washington Field HQ Sleeping Marquee Exterior View

    First Oval Office Project in Newport, Rhode Island

    September 11 & 12, 2021 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Join Museum staff for a weekend of living history in Newport, Rhode Island, as part of the Newport Historical Society's "The French in 1780 Newport” event on Sept. 11-12.
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    Sep 25
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    History Explorers Club: Pets of the Revolution

    September 25, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Learn about the pets of the American Revolutionary era, including Benjamin Franklin's pet squirrel, at our family-friendly September History Explorers Club.
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    Oct 15
    Exhibit Liberty Coming Soon

    Member Preview of Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War

    October 15, 2021 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Join the Museum on Oct. 15 for the Members-only preview of our upcoming exhibition Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War.
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