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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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A Read the Revolution graphic features images of book covers for Liberty's Daughters and 1774 alongside author Mary Beth Norton's headshot.

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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Washington's Field Headquarters featuring the Sleeping Marque tent and a soldier guarding it

Museum's Virtual Tour of George Washington’s Field Headquarters Named a Webby Award Nominee

The Museum of the American Revolution’s Virtual Tour of Washington’s Field Headquarters has been named a Nominee by the 27th Annual Webby Awards.
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A visitor holds a miniature version of George Washington's standard flag in front of photographs of people from the Revolutionary generation who lived into the age of photography.

Commemorate Memorial Day Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution, May 27-29

This Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, May 27 - Monday, May 29, 2023, visitors to the Museum of the American Revolution can explore the stories of the diverse range of men and women who served and sacrificed during the Revolutionary War and pay tribute those who continue to serve our nation today. Throughout the weekend, veterans, military, and Blue Star Families will receive free admission.
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Celebrate Flag Day with Hands-On Demonstrations, Pop-Up Talks, and Activities for All Ages, June 14

Celebrate Flag Day at the Museum of the American Revolution on Wednesday, June 14, 2023, and discover Revolutionary-era flags of “all kinds of colours” with pop-up talks, discovery carts, and other activities for the whole family. Throughout the day, all guests will receive a free handheld version of George Washington’s Headquarters Flag to take home, based on the flag in the Museum's collection that is said to have marked his presence throughout the Revolutionary War.
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A father holds his child as they look at the Forten family tree in the Museum's Black Founders exhibit.

Explore Stories of Unsung Black Revolutionaries During Juneteenth Weekend at the Museum, June 17 – 19

Celebrate Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the legal abolition of slavery in the United States, with the Museum of the American Revolution from Saturday, June 17 – Monday, June 19, 2023, and explore stories of perseverance, leadership, and creativity in the continuing struggle for equality for all through gallery tours, pop-up talks, crafts and more.
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Revolutionize Your Summer with Special Events and Activities for All Ages at the Museum

Make this summer one for the history books! Join us at the Museum of the American Revolution in historic Philadelphia for a jam-packed lineup of special exhibitions, events, and activities for visitors of all ages. Plus, don’t miss the Museum’s special holiday weekends as we celebrate Memorial Day, Flag Day, Juneteenth, Fourth of July, and Labor Day.
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Celebrate July 4th Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution with Special Exhibits and Events for the Whole Family, June 30 – July 4

What do the American Revolution’s promises of liberty and equality mean to you? Explore this question and more with special exhibits, events, and activities for all ages at the Museum of the American Revolution over Fourth of July Weekend, Friday, June 30 – Tuesday, July 4, 2023. Throughout the weekend, visitors can listen to pop-up talks, enjoy neighborhood walking tours, watch first-person theatrical performances, explore our special exhibit, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia, and more.
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New 360-Degree Virtual Tour of Groundbreaking Special Exhibit "Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia" Now Available

With a newly launched virtual tour, people from across the globe can now experience a 360-degree walkthrough of the Museum of the American Revolution’s groundbreaking current special exhibition, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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