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Explore Revolutionary-Era Holidays on the Homefront with Festive Music, Snowy Stories, and More during Winter Break, Dec. 26 – 31

Winter Break at the Museum of the American Revolution, Dec. 26-31
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Celebrate Revolutionary Women During Women’s History Month this March

Discover the stories of Revolutionary women at the Museum of the American Revolution during Women’s History Month this March. Throughout the month, enjoy a pay-what-you-wish Women’s History Night, a theatrical performance based on the story of Elizabeth “Mumbet” Freeman, and other events and activities that bring to life the powerful, diverse experiences of women of the Revolutionary era.
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Panelists Errin Haines and Dr. Jesse McCarthy to Discuss “A Way Forward” During Forum on Racial Understanding Hosted with the Dennis Farm, Feb. 25

In partnership with the Museum of the American Revolution, the Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust will present the sixth annual Lonaé A. Moore Forum, “It Begins with Each of Us: Fostering Racial Understanding." The theme of this year's forum is "A Way Forward" with a focus on how to make sure the full stories of our nation’s past, including the contributions of people of African descent, are told today.
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Museum Wins Silver-Level Anthem Award for African American Interpretive Program

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it has received a silver-level Anthem Award in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion category for its African American Interpretive Program.
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"Black Founders" Women’s History Night with Award-Winning Author Dr. Kerri Greenidge, March 24

Award-winning author and historian Dr. Kerri K. Greenidge will join the Museum of the American Revolution for Black Founders Women’s History Night on Friday, March 24, 2023, from 5:15 – 8 p.m. Greenidge will discuss her recent book "The Grimkes: The Legacy of Slavery in an American Family"
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Sail into Spring at the Museum Every Weekend in April

Sail into spring weekends at the Museum of the American Revolution every Saturday and Sunday in April and explore life at sea during the Revolutionary War. Discover the lives of privateers, sailors in the Continental Navy, and other seafarers through in-gallery talks, hands-on crafts, walking tours, and more.
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Museum Launches New Interactive, Multimedia Timeline of the American Revolution

The Museum of the American Revolution has launched its new interactive, multimedia Timeline of the American Revolution. Using nearly 100 historical objects, works of art, textiles, and documents from the Museum’s rich collection, the online Timeline explores both key moments and surprising stories from the American Revolution through a visually rich and user-friendly digital experience. The Timeline is now available for free to virtual visitors around the world.
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Explore James Forten’s Life and Legacy with Historian and Author Dr. Julie Winch and Forten Descendant Atwood “Kip” Forten Jacobs, April 12

Historian Dr. Julie Winch joins the Museum to reflect on her groundbreaking biography, "A Gentleman of Color: The Life of James Forten", and will be joined by Forten's great-great-great-great grandson, Atwood “Kip” Forten Jacobs.
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Museum Wins 2023 PA Museums Statewide Special Achievement Award for “Liberty” Exhibition

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it has been recognized with a 2023 Special Achievement Award from PA Museums for its 2021-2022 special exhibition Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War. The Museum also received an S.K. Stevens Award for its 2020-21 special exhibition When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807.
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Decades After Thefts, Stolen Artifacts Recovered and Returned to Museums, Historical Societies

Fifty artifacts were returned to museums from which they were stolen.
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