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Concord Bridge The Nineteenth of April, 1775 painting by Don Troiani in the Museum's Liberty exhibit.

Join Us to Celebrate the Museum’s Fifth Anniversary on April 19

The Museum of the American Revolution is celebrating five years of making history! Join us as we mark our fifth anniversary with a naturalization ceremony, Quizzo, a selfie station, giveaways, and more from Tuesday, April 19 – Sunday, April 24, 2022, during our Revolutionary Spring Break.
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Museum Wins PA Museums Statewide Institutional Achievement Award for “When Women Lost the Vote” Exhibition

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it has been recognized with a 2022 Institutional Achievement Award from PA Museums for its 2020-2021 special exhibition When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807, which explored the little-known story of women and free people of color legally voting in New Jersey following the Revolutionary War.
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"Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today" Special Exhibition Opens Flag Day Weekend, On View June 12 – Sept. 6

More than 40 rare American flags will go on display alongside historic documents beginning Flag Day Weekend, reflecting a growing and changing American nation. The special exhibition, Flags and Founding Documents, 1776 – Today, will be on view at the Museum of the American Revolution from Saturday, June 12 – Monday, September 6, 2021, as part of the Museum’s Revolutionary Summer.
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Only One Month Remains to See "Flags and Founding Documents" Special Exhibition, on View through Sept. 6

Only one month remains to experience more than 40 rare American flags displayed alongside historic documents in the Museum of the American Revolution’s special summer exhibition Flags and Founding Documents, 1776 – Today.
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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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Read the Revolution Speaker Series graphic featuring Frederike Baer's headshot and the cover of her book on Hessians.

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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