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Read the Revolution Speaker Series Programs

Bringing celebrated authors and historians to the Museum for lively, facilitated discussions of their work, the Read the Revolution Speaker Series explores compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events that sparked America’s ongoing experiment in liberty, equality and self-government.

William Hogeland, a white man with glasses and a salt and pepper beard, speaks from a podium with the Museum logo on it.
 
Read the Revolution

Read the Revolution with William Hogeland

October 2022
Watch William Hogeland's October 2022 lecture, Hamilton's Hub: The First Bank of the U.S. in the Creation of the American Economy.
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Friederike Baer presents from a podium about her book Hessians as part of the Museum's Read the Revolution Speaker Series.
 
Read the Revolution

Read the Revolution with Friederike Baer

May 2022
Watch Dr. Friederike Baer's May 2022 discussion on her new book, Hessians: German Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War.
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Rhonda Brace (left), a descendent of Jeffrey Brace, who was enslaved during the Revolutionary era, found freedom, and wrote a memoir in 1810, which was republished in 2004 by Kari Winter (right).
 
Read the Revolution

Read the Revolution with Kari Winter featuring Rhonda Brace

February 2022
Watch Dr. Kari J. Winter's February 2022 discussion about her 2004 edited edition of The Blind African Slave: Memoirs of Boyrereau Brinch, Nicknamed Jeffrey Brace by Jeffrey Brace as told to Benjamin F. Prentiss, Esq. (1810).
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Dr. Gordon Wood in conversation with Dr. Philip Mead as part of the Museum's Read the Revolution Speaker Series.
 
Read the Revolution

Read the Revolution with Gordon Wood

October 2021
Watch Dr. Gordon S. Wood's October 2021 discussion on his book, Power and Liberty: Constitutionalism in the American Revolution.
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Holly Mayer discusses her book, Congress's Own, at the Museum of the American Revolution.
 

Read the Revolution with Holly Mayer

September 2021
Watch Dr. Holly A. Mayer's September 2021 discussion on her book, Congress’s Own: A Canadian Regiment, the Continental Army, and American Union.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Linda Colley
 
Read the Revolution

Reach the Revolution with Linda Colley

May 2021
Watch the Museum's archived video of historian Linda Colley's virtual discussion on her new book, The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen: Warfare, Constitutions, and the Making of the Modern World.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Cassandra Good
 
Read the Revolution

Read the Revolution with Cassandra Good

March 2021
Watch the Museum's archived video of Cassandra Good's March 2021 virtual discussion on her book, Founding Friendships: Friendships Between Men and Women in the Early American Republic.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Jessica Millward
 
Read the Revolution

Read the Revolution with Jessica Millward

January 2021
Watch the Museum's archived video of Jessica Millward's January 2021 virtual discussion on her book, Finding Charity's Folk: Enslaved and Free Black Women in Maryland.
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Read the Revolution

Read the Revolution with Seanegan Sculley

November 2020
Watch the Museum's archived video of Seanegan Sculley's November 2020 virtual discussion on his book, Contest for Liberty: Military Leadership in the Continental Army, 1775-1783.
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Read the Revolution

Read the Revolution with Caitlin Fitz

June 2020
Watch the Museum's archived video of Caitlin Fitz's June 2020 virtual discussion on her book, Our Sister Republics: The United States in an Age of American Revolutions.
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Read the Revolution

Read the Revolution with Vincent Brown

February 2020
Watch the Museum's archived video of Vincent Brown's February 2020 discussion on his book, Tacky's Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War.
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Read the Revolution

Read the Revolution with Stephen Brumwell

January 2020
Watch the Museum's archived video of Stephen Brumwell's January 2020 discussion on his book, Turncoat: Benedict Arnold and the Crisis of American Liberty.
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Read the Revolution

Read the Revolution with T.H. Breen

November 2019
Watch the Museum's archived video of T.H. Breen's November 2019 discussion on his book, The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America.
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Additional Museum Programs

Chivalrous Crickets band performs at the Museum to celebrate St. Andrew's Day in November 2022.
 
AmRev Presents

A Celtic Concert with The Chivalrous Crickets Celebrating St. Andrew's Day

In November 2022, Celtic-infused folk band The Chivalrous Crickets performed traditional Scottish tunes in celebration of St. Andrew's Day.
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Dr. R. Scott Stephenson with artist Don Troiani at the Liberty Exhibit Opening
 
Liberty Exhibit

An Evening with Historical Artist Don Troiani

Watch this June 2022 conversation with nationally renowned historical artist Don Troiani, who joined the Museum to reflect on his career, artistic influences, and his unique process to research and paint the Revolutionary War.
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Dr. Matthew Keagle of Fort Ticonderoga presents at the 2022 Conference on Collecting the Revolutionary War.
 
Liberty Exhibit

2022 Conference on Collecting the Revolutionary War

Watch individual talks or full sessions from the 2022 Conference on Collecting the Revolutionary War hosted by the Museum of the American Revoluton.
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image of red, which, and blue fabric, a white bonnet, scissors, thread, and other flag making tools.
 
Women's History Month

Betsy Ross Beyond the Flag with American Repertory Theater

Watch this March 2022 event hosted by American Repertory Theater and the Museum for a conversation exploring Betsy Ross’s influence on the cultural memory of women’s contributions to the American Revolution.
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Andrew Roberts headshot and Last King Of America Book
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Revolution Society & GW Council

Andrew Roberts on The Last King of America

Historian and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Andrew Roberts joined the Museum of the American Revolution in February 2022 for a talk on his latest book, The Last King of America: The Misunderstood Reign of George III.
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Hessian Holiday Concert with Tempesta Di Mare
 
AmRev Presents

A Hessian Holiday Concert with Tempesta di Mare

In December 2021, a concert of ensemble members of Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra Tempesta di Mare and a discussion hosted by the Museum explored the surprising German influence on early American music.

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Founding Documents Event James Hrdlicka Matthew Skic
 
Flags and Founding Documents

Founding Documents: Curating Constitutions with James F. Hrdlicka and Matthew Skic

In July 2021, James Hrdlicka and the Museum's Matthew Skic discussed the remarkable documents on loan from the Dorothy Tapper Goldman Foundation for our summer 2021 special exhibition Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today.
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Deborah Sampson Unveiled Panel
 
When Women Lost the Vote

Deborah Sampson Unveiled: A Virtual Conversation

In April 2021, costume designer Emilio Sosa, author and Sampson descendent Alex Myers, and the Museum's Tyler Putman's explored the life and dress of Deborah Sampson, who disguised herself as a man to fight in the Revolutionary War, in a discussion co-presented by American Repertory Theater.
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Remember the Ladies Choral Premiere
 
When Women Lost the Vote

"Remember the Ladies": A New Choral Work by Melissa Dunphy

In March 2021, composer Melissa Dunphy joined the Museum for the choral world premiere of “Remember the Ladies,” featuring Abigail Adams's famous letter set for an a cappella chorus, performed by PhilHarmonia.
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Discovering Black Voters in Early New Jersey
 
When Women Lost the Vote

Discovering Black Voters in Early New Jersey

In February 2021, Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum founders Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills joined the Museum for a virtual discussion about early Black voters in New Jersey, including Ephraim Hagerman and Thomas Blue, and their legacies today in Montgomery Township.
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Philly Jazz Project We Shall 2019
 
MLK Weekend

We Shall Continue: Celebrating MLK Weekend with the Philadelphia Jazz Project

Watch the Philadelphia Jazz Project's We Shall Continue, pulling together interviews and their past performances at the Museum to look at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s enduring impact on the struggle for human rights and ongoing American Revolution.
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When Women Lost the Vote

World Affairs and the Enduring Revolution: Women’s Rights

The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia and the Museum of the American Revolution presented a panel discussion examining women's rights from the 1770s to today.
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Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture

2020 Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture: Annette Gordon-Reed

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Annette Gordon-Reed joined the Museum in September 2020 for the third annual Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture.
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Cost of Revolution

Martin Myrone: From Gainsborough to Gothic Nightmares

Watch Tate Britain curator Dr. Martin Myrone explore the extraordinary life and art of Richard St. George in its art historical context
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Cost of Revolution

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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AmRev360 Series

Watch lively conversations on the American Revolution from all angles, hosted by Museum President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson and featuring a broad slate of dynamic guests, on our AmRev360 web series.
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Actor Nathan Alford-Tate depicts a sailor in a blue coat holding a sailmaking fid in our Meet James Forten first-person theatrical performance.
 

First-Person Theatrical Performances

The Museum's original first-person theatrical performances bring to life the diverse lives, perspectives, and experiences of people from the Revolutionary era, including Elizabeth Freeman, Rebecca VanDike, Richard St. George, and Joseph Plumb Martin.

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The Museum is happy to regularly provide demonstrations, interviews, performances, and detailed dives into historical topics on our Youtube channel.

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