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Welcome to the Museum of the American Revolution’s virtual tour of our past special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War. Immerse yourself in 360-degree panoramic gallery images, high-resolution photos of the art and artifacts, and a guided audio tour of the dramatic, research-based works of nationally renowned historical artist Don Troiani to bring compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events of the American Revolution to life.

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An Immersive Tour of Liberty

The first major exhibition of Troiani’s original artwork, Liberty plunged on-site visitors, and continues to plunge online visitors, into some of the most pivotal events of America’s fight for independence and reveals Troiani’s research-based artistic process. This special exhibition brought together for the first time in public more than 45 of Troiani’s original Revolutionary War paintings and pairs them with dozens of artifacts from his personal collection as well as the Museum and other lenders. His paintings capture the reality and drama of crucial moments such as the 1775 Battle of Bunker Hill, General Washington’s daring 1776 attack on Trenton, the 1777 Battles of Saratoga and Oriskany, and the Franco-American victory at Yorktown in 1781.

Liberty Virtual Tour Stop at Siege Of Yorktown

Audio Tour Integration

The guided audio tour of Liberty, narrated by Director of Education and Community Engagement Adrienne Whaley, is integrated throughout the virtual tour to dive deeper into some of the highlights of the exhibition. The audio tour tracks as well as PDF transcripts of each audio stop are available on our website.

Teacher Resources

The Liberty virtual tour features a robust selection of teacher resources for using the virtual tour in the classroom. Resources include modular activities and worksheets, access to primary sources, big idea framing essays, a glossary, and much more.

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Teacher Resources
Access modular activities and ready-made worksheets, all aligned to national standards, to help your students dig deeper into the complexities of the Revolutionary era through the work of nationally renowned historical artist Don Troiani.

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This graphic depicts a lightbulb and, by clicking, will provide you with short essays that put the stories of Andrew, Deborah, Eve, Jack, and London into historical context.

Big Ideas
These short framing essays help to contextualize how the research-based works of nationally renowned historical artist Don Troiani bring the compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events of the American Revolution to life.

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Glossary
This glossary provides definitions that may be useful as you explore the Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War Teacher Resources, Big Ideas, and Primary Sources.

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Virtual tour sponsored by The Pennsylvania Society of Sons of the Revolution and its Color Guard.

Photography by Brandon Hull (HULLFILM)

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Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War

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Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War immersed visitors in the dramatic and research-based works of nationally renowned historical artist Don Troiani to bring the compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events of the American Revolution to life.
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Don Troiani's Victory or Death, Advance on Trenton 1776
Victory or Death, Advance on Trenton (Courtesy of Don Troiani) 

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