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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 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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    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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    Mar 05
    Three guests view the Arms of Independence case and touch screen in the Museum galleries.

    Write the Revolution Young Author Workshop with Jean O'Connor

    March 5, 2023 from 2-3:30 p.m.
    Join us for this writing workshop with historical fiction novelist Jean C. O'Connor, author of The Remarkable Cause: A Novel of James Lovell and the Crucible of the Revolution, geared towards students ages 12-18.
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    Mar 08
    Margaretta Forten Sampler on display in Black Founders exhibit.
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    Artisan Workshop: Make a Sampler

    March 8, 15, 22, 2023 (3 weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
    Join us for this three-part virtual workshop to learn about 18th-century sewing and how to make your own embroidered sampler based on original examples on display in our special exhibit, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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    Apr 08
    A canvas ditty bag with a fid, sewing needles, and a thimble.

    Artisan Workshop: Make a Ditty Bag

    April 8, 2023 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Join us for this one-day, in-person workshop to learn “plain sewing” to create a Revolutionary sailor’s linen ditty bag, similar to a modern tote bag, inspired by original examples in our special exhibit, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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