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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
    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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    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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    May 03
    The Mount Vernon estate with green lawn in front and beige mansion with red roof and Potomac River in the background.
    Courtesy of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association

    At Home with Washington

    May 3-4, 2024
    Members of the Museum's Revolution Society and George Washington Council are invited to join an overnight trip to George Washington’s Mount Vernon in Virginia from Friday, May 3 to Saturday, May 4, 2024.
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