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Revolutionary City Walking Tour

Saturdays & Sundays at 2 p.m.

Join an educator to explore our Revolutionary neighborhood and imagine what life was like in the 1700s. This one-hour guided tour covers about a mile and stops outside iconic sites including City Tavern, Independence Hall, and Carpenters Hall to discuss the experiences of everyday people in the Revolutionary era.

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    Jan 05
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    SOLD OUT | AmRev Seminar: The American Revolution 101

    January 5, 12, 19, 26, and February 2, 2023 (5 weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
    In this interactive seminar, we’ll explore the four questions at the heart of the Museum's core experience to learn about the origins, events, and people of the American Revolution through readings, virtual talks and tours, and class discussion.
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    Feb 10
    Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia exhibit graphic featuring a portrait of James Forten.

    Member Preview of Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia Special Exhibit

    February 10, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Join us for the Members-only preview of our new exhibition Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia. Members will enjoy refreshments in our member lounge as well as timed access to the exhibition before it opens to the public.
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    Feb 11
    Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia exhibit graphic featuring a portrait of James Forten.

    Opening Weekend of Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia Special Exhibit

    February 11 & 12, 2023
    Join the Museum for the opening weekend of our newest special exhibition Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia, which will introduce visitors to James Forten and his descendants as they navigated the American Revolution and cross-racial relationships in Philadelphia to become leaders in the abolition movement in the lead-up to the Civil War and the women's suffrage movement.
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    Feb 12
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    Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

    February 12, 2023 from 9-10:30 a.m.
    Experience the Museum in a calm, crowd-free environment with lower sound effects, higher light levels, no films, sensory guides, and more to create a sensory-friendly experience.
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    Feb 18
    General George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters tent on display at the Museum

    Presidents Day Weekend 2023 at the Museum

    February 18-20, 2023
    Join us at the Museum to explore the life, leadership, and legacy of the nation’s first president, George Washington, and the diverse range of people who he interacted with.
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    Feb 18
    The Museum's first oval office project set up at Newport Historical Society with four costumed living history interpreters and one Museum staff member in a navy blue museum polo.

    First Oval Office Project at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    February 18-19, 2023
    Join us in Houston, Texas, at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston's Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens from Feb. 18-19 when we will set up our replica of George Washington's headquarters tent.
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    Feb 22
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    A Women’s War: Teaching the Role of Women in the Revolutionary War

    February 22, 2023 from 7-8:30 p.m.
    In this free virtual workshop, educators will use primary sources and Museum education tools to explore women's roles and experiences in the Revolutionary War.
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    Feb 25
    A painted portrait of James Forten is installed next to a small photograph of his wife Charlotte Vandine Forten in the Museum's Black Founders exhibit.

    Black Founders Exhibit Educator Deep-Dive

    February 25, 2023 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Join Museum educators for an in-person workshop that pairs classroom instruction with exploration of our new special exhibit, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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    Feb 25
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    Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust's 2023 Lonaé A. Moore Memorial Forum

    February 25, 2023 from 1-3:30 p.m.
    In partnership with the Museum, Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust will present the sixth annual Lonaé A. Moore Memorial Forum, “It Begins with Each of Us: Fostering Racial Understanding."
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    Mar 02
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    AmRev Seminar: The American Revolution After 1783

    March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2023 (5 weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
    In this interactive seminar, explore how the Revolutionary generation struggled in the years after the war ended to shape a new country through readings, virtual talks and tours, and class discussion.
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