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Public Programs

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Vincent Brown
 

Read the Revolution Speaker Series

The Read the Revolution Speaker Series brings celebrated authors and historians to the Museum for lively, facilitated discussions of their work.
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Living History Youth Summer Institute students meet with public historian Cheyney McKnight at center.
 

Living History Youth Summer Institute

The Museum offers a six-week intensive summer course for young adults interested in interpreting the lives of people of African ancestry in the Revolutionary era.
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True Colours & Washington Standard Projects

Follow the process of recreating and the history behind the flags flown by 18th-century ships during the Revolutionary War as well as General George Washington's headquarters flag.
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History Explorers

As a History Explorer, meet with Museum staff and special guests to play games, make art, hear stories, solve riddles, and explore the people, places, and events of the American Revolution.
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Meet The Revolution Kalela Williams
 

Meet the Revolution

Learn more about our Meet the Revolution series of costumed living history programs that explore the voices, viewpoints, and experiences of the diverse people of the Revolutionary era.
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Citizenship Initiative

The Museum’s Citizenship Initiative supports immigrants pursuing American citizenship by helping them prepare for the United States naturalization test.
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Revolution at the Library

Aimed at elementary school students and their families, Revolution at the Library will feature fun and curiosity-provoking object-, document-, and story-based activities that bring the people and events of the American Revolution to life.
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Professional Development Workshops

Join fellow teachers for interactive workshops, engaging discussions, and content-rich presentations exploring the American Revolution in both historical and contemporary contexts.
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In-Gallery Experience

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In-Gallery Experience

Every day, the Museum is alive with educators who deliver in-gallery talks, tours, and interactive activities. You can step aboard the Privateer Ship and explore a sailor’s sea chest, participate in a free Tableau Talk at one of the tableau scenes in the galleries, and see replica objects at themed Discovery Carts. Daily activities are free with admission.

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Annual Events

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The Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture

The Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture has been established through the generosity of the friends, colleagues, and family of the late Carl M. Buchholz.
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Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award

The Lenfest Award is presented to recipients active in a broad range of fields such as history, education, film-making, writing, media and philanthropy.
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Additional Museum Programs

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2022 Conference on Collecting the Revolutionary War

The 2022 Conference of Collecting the Revolutionary War was held at the Museum to discuss how ideas about Revolutionary-era objects have influenced collecting and public history over the past 250 years.
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2019 International Conference on the American Revolution

The 2019 International Conference on the American Revolution coincided with the Museum's special exhibit, Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier.
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