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Making the Revolution Relevant

October 14, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Using the Museum’s Virtual Museum Tour as a core resource, and drawing on current events, participants in this workshop will examine real and replica artifacts and images, analyze primary sources, and engage in discussion with their peers and museum staff to come up with classroom-focused ideas for meaningfully tying the Revolution to the present day.
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An actor depicting James Forten. He has a rope and is wearing a hat. He is glancing away from the camera

James Forten: Growing up in the Revolution

October 27, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
What was it like to grow up during the Revolution? Join Museum educators as we discover the story of young revolutionary James Forten and how he – and other children and teens – experienced this turbulent time.
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Guests with masks enjoy the images of Revolutionary War veterans.

Veterans Day Weekend with the Museum

November 11-14, 2021
This Veterans Day and Veterans Day Weekend, join the Museum onsite and online in honoring America’s first veterans as well as those who have served and continue to serve our nation today.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Gordon Wood

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Gordon Wood

October 26, 2021 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Dr. Gordon S. Wood joins the Museum for a hybrid onsite and online event as part of our 2021-22 Read the Revolution Speaker Series with a discussion on his new book, Power and Liberty.
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Indigenous Peoples Weekend with the Museum

October 9-11, 2021
Join us at the Museum and online to explore stories about Native Americans and the American Revolution, as part of Indigenous Peoples Weekend.
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Living History: Meet the Philadelphia Associators

December 4, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Join Peale's Company of the Philadelphia Associators at the Museum as they muster to defend the Revolution in its darkest hour.
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MoAR Carved Pumpkins

Halloween Weekend with the Museum

October 30-31, 2021
This Halloween weekend, join the Museum for family-friendly frights and fun, including turnip-carving demos, Revolutionary jack-o-lantern stencils, and more.
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Signs and Symbols of the American Revolution

December 15, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Educators are invited to join this free workshop as we encounter specific examples of 18th-century imagery and consider how signs and symbols can be used both as a pathway to historical content and a bridge to the contemporary era.
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An Evening with Occupied Philadelphia: His Royal Majesty’s Quizzo and Lantern Tour

November 5 from 5:30-8 p.m.
Young Friends and Museum Circle members are invited to join for a festive evening to kick off Occupied Philadelphia, the Museum’s annual living history weekend that recreates Philadelphia’s occupation by British troops in 1777-78 with neighborhood walking tours and family-friendly activities.
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Brave Men as Ever Fought painting unveiling
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AmRev Presents: A Veterans Day Premiere of "Meet James Forten"

November 11, 2021 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Experience the premiere of the Museum's newest first-person theatrical performance, "Meet James Forten," and hear from the playwright, actor, and the Museum about how the performance was made.
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