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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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
DATE CHANGE | 2023 State of the Museum AddressMay 17, 2023 from 6-8 p.m.
Museum Members are invited to join us onsite and online for the fifth annual State of the Museum Address delivered by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott StephensonRead 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