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Newly Acquired Portrait of Stephen “Don Esteban” Minor Officially Unveiled During Hispanic Heritage Month

During Hispanic Heritage Month, the Museum of the American Revolution will host an event on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. to mark the official unveiling of a portrait of Stephen “Don Esteban” Minor, who fought with the Spanish Army during the Revolutionary War.
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The British Are Back! “Occupied Philadelphia” Living History Event Recreates the British Occupation of Philadelphia, Nov. 5-6

In the fall of 1777, Philadelphia was seized by the British and occupied for nine long months. The Museum of the American Revolution will recreate this little-known time in our city’s history as part of its annual living history event, Occupied Philadelphia, on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
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Delve Deeper into the Origins, People, and Events of the American Revolution with a Live Virtual Course, Jan. 5 – Feb. 2

Delve Deeper into the Origins, People, and Events of the American Revolution with a Live Virtual Course, Jan. 5 – Feb. 2
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Groundbreaking Special Exhibition "Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia" Opens in February 2023

A groundbreaking new special exhibition, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia, will bring together – for the first time in a major museum exhibition – more than 100 historical artifacts to tell the inspiring story of free Black Philadelphian James Forten and his family’s tireless pursuit of liberty and equality from the Revolutionary era through the Civil War and Reconstruction.
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“Winter Weekends” in December Feature Musical Performances, a Silhouette Artist, Ornament-Making, and More Festive Fun

Join Us during “Winter Weekends” in December for Musical Performances, Ornament-Making, and More Festive Fun
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Celebrate St. Andrew’s Day with a Celtic Concert and Storytelling about Scottish Heritage and the American Revolution

Celebrate St. Andrew’s Day at the Museum with a Celtic Concert and Storytelling About Scottish Heritage and the American Revolution
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Museum Launches Spanish-Language Audio Tour During Hispanic Heritage Month

Visitors to the Museum of the American Revolution can now experience the Museum’s award-winning, immersive core galleries with a newly launched Spanish-language audio tour, just in time for Hispanic Heritage Month.
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Give the Gift of the Revolution! Holiday Gift Ideas from the Museum

Gift Memberships, Any Day Tickets, and Unique Items from the Museum Shop
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"Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia" Special Exhibition Officially Opens Feb. 11, During Black History Month

The Museum of the American Revolution’s groundbreaking new special exhibition, "Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia," will officially open to the public on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023, during Black History Month.
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Celebrate Black History Month with “Black Founders” Exhibit Opening and Special Events for All Ages this February

Celebrate Black History Month and explore the stories of unsung Revolutionaries at the Museum of the American Revolution this February. Through a groundbreaking new special exhibition, an engaging forum on race, powerful theatrical performances, and more, visitors can experience a more inclusive – and thus, more accurate – history of our nation’s founding.
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