Upcoming Museum Events
Neighborhood Walking ToursSaturdays: Forten's Philadelphia | Sundays: Revolutionary City
Info & Tickets
Join a Museum educator for an hour-and-a-half guided outdoor tour through the Museum's Old City neighborhood. Explore sites related to James Forten's life and legacy in Philadelphia on Saturdays at 2 p.m. or Revolutionary sites like Independence Hall and Cartpenters' Hall on Sundays at 2 p.m.
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Teaching the Revolution with Primary SourcesApril 11, 2023 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Educators participating in this free online workshop will examine primary sources from the American Revolution and consider how to use them in the classroom.Read More
Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Julie Winch, Featuring Atwood "Kip" Forten JacobsApril 12, 2023 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Historian Dr. Julie Winch joins the Museum to reflect on her groundbreaking biography, A Gentleman of Color: The Life of James Forten, and will be joined by Forten's great-great-great-great grandson, Atwood “Kip” Forten Jacobs.Read More
Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Mary Beth NortonJune 6, 2023 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Author and historian Dr. Mary Beth Norton joins the Museum for a special presentation titled, “Gender and American Resistance to British Authority, 1765-1775: A Reassessment,” as part of the Museum's Read the Revolution Speaker Series.Read More