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Henry Louis Gates Jr. to be Awarded the 2022 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award on June 9

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that renowned Harvard University historian and award-winning filmmaker and author Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. will be awarded the 2022 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award at an evening gala at the Museum on Thursday, June 9, 2022.
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Celebrate Revolutionary Women during Mother’s Day Weekend, May 7-8

Celebrate inspiring, trailblazing women this Mother’s Day Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution from Saturday, May 7 – Sunday, May 8, 2022 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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Museum of the American Revolution to Receive Approximately $50 Million from the Estate of H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it will receive a total of approximately $50 million from the estate of H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest, the Museum’s Founding Chairman, who passed away in 2018.
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Museum Receives $75,000 NEH Planning Grant for “The Declaration’s Journey" Special Exhibition, Set to Open in 2025

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it has received a $75,000 planning grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support planning for the major special exhibition The Declaration’s Journey: 250 Years of America’s Founding Document, which will open at the Museum in 2025 and run through 2026 to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.
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Dr. Friederike Baer to Launch New Book “Hessians: German Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War” at the Museum, May 12

Event is Part of the Museum’s Read the Revolution Speaker Series
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Celebrate Flag Day Weekend with Flag-Themed Crafts, Pop-Up Talks, and Activities for All Ages, June 11 – 14

On June 14, 1777, Congress passed the first Flag Act, adopting the 13-star flag as the official flag of the new United States. Join the Museum of the American Revolution during Flag Day Weekend from Saturday, June 11 – Tuesday, June 14, 2022, to learn about Revolutionary-era flags of “all kinds of colours” with flag-themed crafts, pop-up talks, discovery carts, and other activities for the whole family.
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True Colours maker Ruth Hodges shows a young girl a reproduction American flag she sewed for the project.

Experience 18th-Century Skills and Trades at a Weekend Living History Event, May 14-15

From shoemakers to flagmakers, woodworkers, and more, nearly 30 costumed historical tradespeople will join the Museum of the American Revolution on Saturday, May 14, 2022, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday, May 15, 2022, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. for Revolutionary Artisans & Makers: A Living History Event.
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A mother and two young daughters look at photos on the Revolutionary Generation Wall at the Museum.

Commemorate Memorial Day Weekend at the Museum with the Whole Family, May 27-30

This Memorial Day Weekend, 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 to those who continue to serve our nation today.
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Dr. R. Scott Stephenson with artist Don Troiani at the Liberty Exhibit Opening

Enjoy an Evening Conversation with Nationally Renowned Historical Artist Don Troiani Onsite and Online, June 28

Join the Museum of the American Revolution for a special evening with nationally renowned historical artist Don Troiani on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, from 5:15 – 8 p.m.
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Nearly 50 Painters and Sculptors to Display Military Miniatures at the Museum During Father’s Day Weekend, June 18 – 19

During Father’s Day weekend, visitors to the Museum of the American Revolution can explore “Revolution in Miniatures,” featuring displays of hundreds of intricately detailed, hand-painted miniature military figures and Revolutionary-era scenes by nearly 50 painters and sculptors.
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