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Museum’s "Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today" and True Colours Flag Project Officially Recognized by America 250

The America 250 Foundation today officially recognized the Museum of the American Revolution’s Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today and True Colours Flag Project as expressions of the America 250 vision to inspire the American spirit.
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Former President Obama to Deliver Keynote Address from Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution as Part of Democratic National Convention

President Obama will make his remarks from a gallery in the Museum that explores the years after the Revolutionary War when the U.S. Constitution was written.
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Harvard University’s Dr. Vincent Brown to Discuss New Book on 18th-Century Slave Rebellion Tacky’s Revolt, Feb. 12

A press release related to Harvard University historian Dr. Vincent Brown speaking at the Museum of the American Revolution.
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Museum’s Redesigned Website Named an Honoree by the 25th Annual Webby Awards

The Museum of the American Revolution’s recently redesigned website, amrevmuseum.org, has been named a Webby Honoree in the category of Best Websites and Mobile Sites for Cultural Institutions by the 25th Annual Webby Awards.
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Celebrate Revolutionary Women this Mother’s Day Weekend, May 7-10

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Princeton Historian and Author Linda Colley Joins the Museum for a Virtual Discussion on New Book, May 20

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Museum of the American Revolution Announces New Director of Collections and Exhibitions Dr. Aimee E. Newell

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Celebrate Black Founders with a Musical Experience Presented by The Jeremy Winston Chorale, May 12

Join the Museum of the American Revolution for a live musical experience on Friday, May 12, 2023, at 6:30 p.m., presented by The Jeremy Winston Chorale and inspired by the Museum’s special exhibition, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia. Featuring more than 20 Chorale members and led by composer and artistic director Jeremy Winston, the concert will celebrate the life of free Black Philadelphian James Forten and explore Philadelphia’s rich musical history through storytelling and song.
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Acclaimed Author and Historian Dr. Mary Beth Norton Joins the Museum to Discuss Gender Dynamics in Early America, June 6

Acclaimed author and historian Dr. Mary Beth Norton will join the Museum of the American Revolution on Tuesday, June 6, 2023, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. to present a hybrid lecture, titled “Gender and American Resistance to British Authority, 1765-1775: A Reassessment,” as part of the Museum’s 2023 Read the Revolution Speaker Series. This hybrid program will be held in the Museum’s Liberty Hall and will be livestreamed online.
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Celebrate Revolutionary Women Past and Present this Mother’s Day Weekend, May 13-14

This Mother’s Day Weekend, Saturday, May 13 – Sunday, May 14, 2023, join us at the Museum of the American Revolution to celebrate the diverse, inspiring women who played vital – often unsung – roles on both the home front and the battlefield during the Revolutionary War.
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