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AmRev360: The Boston Massacre 250th and Teaching with Digital History

Watch an interview with Dr. Serena Zabin and the Carleton College team behind the Witness to the Revolution video game about the Boston Massacre.
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AmRev360: Conservation and Symbols of Revolutionary Flags with Textile Conservator Virginia Whelan

Textile conservator Virginia Whelan discusses materials and symbolism found in flags from the Revolutionary era and the delicate work of conserving those flags.
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AmRev360: Brandywine: Where History, Art, and Landscape Meet with Virginia Logan and Jim Lighthizer

Commemorate the Battle of Brandywine anniversary with a conversation featuring Brandywine Conservancy and Museum of Art's Virginia A. Logan and American Battlefield Trust's Jim Lighthizer.
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AmRev360: The Revolutionary Promise of Citizenship

Dr. Juan Giarrizzo and Dana Devon join Dr. R. Scott Stephenson to discuss American citizenship and the Museum's free Citizenship Initiative.
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AmRev360: Taste the Revolution with Chef Walter Staib

Emmy Award-winning TV host and City Tavern Chef Walter Staib joins the latest episode of the Museum's AmRev360 series, hosted by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
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1777 Eliza Hamilton Gown

Fashioning Eliza: Gown-Making in 1777 and 1787

In conjunction with our 2018-19 Hamilton Was Here exhibit, seamstress Samantha McCarty will use 18th-century techniques to create two historically accurate gowns as if they had been pulled right from Eliza Schuyler Hamilton’s closet.
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Recreated 1787 Eliza Hamilton Gown

Fast Fashion: Top Four Accessory Trends of Fall 1787

We ask Amber Mendenhall Welch about her contribution to styling Eliza Hamilton within her larger historical costuming work and inspiration.
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Fashioning Eliza in 1787: A White Silk Dress for a Special Portrait

I, Eliza Hamilton author Susan Holloway Scott writes about the white silk dress Elizabeth Schuyley Hamilton wears in her famous 1787 portrait.
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Seamstress Samantha McCarty

A Winter's Ball Gown, 1777

We ask Fashioning Eliza seamstress Samantha McCarty what did Eliza Schuyler wear to a winter’s ball at age 20 before she met and later married Alexander Hamilton?
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Attending A Winter's Ball, 1777

Look back Winter Break 2018 when we welcomed seamstress Samantha McCarty to the Museum to work on recreating a gown like Elizabeth Schuyler would have worn in 1777.
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