New Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent special exhibit now open. Info & Tickets

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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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    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
    Image 052023 Sloop Privateer Ship Kids Family Jr3b0452

    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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    Apr 19
    A painted silk parade banner featuring a portrait of the Marquis de Lafayette displayed in the Witness to Revolution exhibit.

    AmRev Presents: French History Night

    April 19, 2024, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
    Join fellow Francophiles for a festive happy hour soirée hosted by Museum curator James Taub, who will connect French history to the American Revolution in a special interactive presentation.
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    Apr 23
    A Museum educator shows a group of school students a replica naval flag.

    History Explorer Day Camp: Plants, Fabrics, and Dyes, Oh My

    April 23, 2024, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    History Explorer Day Camp is 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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    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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