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General George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters tent on display at the Museum

State of the Museum Address

May 13, 2021 from 6-7 p.m.
Museum Members are invited to join us online for the third annual State of the Museum Address delivered by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
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A mother and her two children, wearing masks, explore the galleries.

Mother's Day Weekend with the Museum

May 7-10, 2021
This Mother’s Day Weekend learn about the diverse women that played vital, often unsung roles on the home front and with armies on campaign during the Revolutionary War.
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This image shows The Siege of Yorktown painting. The frame is brown with circular gold symbols. It says “1781” at the top of the frame.

Allies & Emigres: French Music and Revolutionary Philadelphia

May 2, 2021 from 5-6:15 p.m.
Eve Miller, cellist at Tempesta di Mare, and Matthew Skic, Curator of Exhibitions at the Museum, team up for a talk as part of the Tempesta Talks event series.
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Finding Freedom tableau scene at the Museum depicting a British soldier of African descent trying to recruit a young boy of African descent to find freedom with the British army.

Juneteenth with the Museum

June 17-21, 2021
Explore the continuing struggle for equality for all and join the Museum to mark the anniversary of Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Linda Colley

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Linda Colley

May 20, 2021 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Historian Linda Colley joins the Museum on May 20, 2021 to discuss her new book, The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen: Warfare, Constitutions, and the Making of the Modern World.
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The Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier with a statue of George Washington in Washington Square Park in Philadelphia.

Memorial Day Weekend with the Museum

May 27-31, 2021
Join the Museum over Memorial Day Weekend to pay tribute on-site and online to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the Revolutionary War.
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Michael Idriss Headshot

Young Friends of the Museum Present: Meet Michael Idriss

June 24, 2021 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Meet Michael Idriss, the Museum’s new African American Interpretive Fellow, who will share his vision for developing and delivering programs that explore the lives, experiences, and impact of Revolutionary-era people of African descent.
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History Explorers Club: Meet the Makers

May 22, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Meet the tradespeople who made objects for the Continental Army and everyday citizens during the American Revolution as they share how they created and sold their goods in the 18th century.
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Fourth of July Week with the Museum

June 28 - July 5, 2021
Join the Museum for a weeklong Independence Day observation with special events and activities for all ages to discover the American Revolution and its ongoing relevance.
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Flag Day Weekend: Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today Exhibit Opening

June 10-14, 2021
Join the Museum over Flag Day weekend to explore the evolution of the American flag with the opening of our Flags and Founding Documents exhibit, True Colours Flag Project debut, and more.
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