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Revolution At The Library Richmond Branch

Museum of the American Revolution’s “Revolution at the Library” Program Returns This Summer with Expanded Regional Locations, Dates

The Museum of the American Revolution’s Revolution at the Library program returns this July to engage kids and families across the region in the dynamic, diverse stories of the American Revolution. In addition to its continued partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia, the Museum is partnering with the Camden County Library System to expand this year’s program to libraries across both Philadelphia and Camden County, NJ.
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Celebrate the Fourth of July at the Museum of the American Revolution with a Week-Long Lineup of Festive Family Fun

What does independence mean to you? Visit the Museum of the American Revolution over Fourth of July Week, Saturday, June 29 – Thursday, July 4, 2024, to explore the many possible answers to this question with a jam-packed lineup of fun and thought-provoking offerings. Catch a live theatrical performance about real historical figures, create patriotic crafts with the whole family, take a walking tour of the neighborhood where American independence was born, and much more.
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Celebrate the Freedom Stories of Black Revolutionaries This Juneteenth at the Museum

First-Person Theatrical Performances, Onsite and Online, Showcase the Lives and Decisions of 18th-Century African Americans and People of African Descent
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Image looking up the grand staircase at the replica flags created for the True Colours Flag Project around the railings with vistors walking up and down the stairs.

Learn About Flags, Celebrate Dad, and More Over Flag Day Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution

Visit the Museum of the American Revolution over Flag Day Weekend, from Flag Day, Friday, June 14 through Father’s Day, Sunday, June 16, to learn about flags of “all kinds of colours” with flag-themed crafts and activities, living history interpretation, a special display in the Museum Rotunda, and more. Throughout the weekend, guests will receive a free handheld version of George Washington’s Headquarters Flag.
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Thomas Jefferson whiskey decanter recontextualized as contemporary art by artist John Y Wind.
John Wind Studio

Pride Month Observed with Special Installations and Programming Throughout the Month of June

The Museum of the American Revolution will feature new artifact displays, a contemporary art installation, and special programming to mark Pride Month this June.
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A Museum educator dressed in 18th century clothing shows visitors the Museum's handsewn silk replica of Washington's Standard flag.

Commemorate Memorial Day Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution with Theatrical Performances, Crafts, Guided Tours, and More

Visit the Museum of the American Revolution this Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, May 25 – Monday, May 27, 2024, to learn about the diverse range of people 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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A mother holding her young daughter view Washington's camp bed on display in the Witness to Revolution exhibit.

Celebrate Revolutionary Women Past and Present this Mother’s Day Weekend, May 11-12

This Mother’s Day Weekend, Saturday, May 11 – Sunday, May 12, 2024, 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. Don’t forget to pick up a free carnation courtesy of the Museum on Sunday, May 12, to wish a happy Mother’s Day to the revolutionary woman in your life.
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This graphic includes on the left side the words Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture 2024 featuring Dr. Richard Hass, a small image of the cover of his book called the bill of obligations, and his headshot portrait.

Diplomat and Bestselling Author Richard Haass to Join the Museum as Buchholz Lecturer on Sept. 19

Haass to Discuss Most Recent Book, The Bill of Obligations: The Ten Habits of Good Citizens, Which Reenvisions Modern American Citizenship
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Read the Revolution event graphic featuring author John McCurdy's headshot photograph to the right and book covers for his books Vicious and Moral as well as Quarters to the left.

Author and Historian John Gilbert McCurdy to Launch New Book “Vicious and Immoral: Homosexuality, the American Revolution, and the Trials of Robert Newburgh” at the Museum on June 6

Building on research from his second book, Quarters: The Accommodation of the British Army and the Coming of the American Revolution, McCurdy will present the fascinating story of a British Army chaplain’s 1774 trial with a historical discussion on homosexuality and the American Revolution.
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Museum of the American Revolution Reveals Detailed Exhibit Plans, Overview of Museum Experience Designed to Engage in our Heritage

The Museum of the American Revolution announced its exhibition plans, which will bring to life the events, people and ideals of the founding of America.
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