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Making the Revolution Relevant Educator Workshop

March 14, 2023 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Educators participating in this free online workshop will examine real and replica artifacts and images, analyze primary sources, and engage in discussion tying the American Revolution to the present day.
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State Of The Museum Address

DATE CHANGE | 2023 State of the Museum Address

May 17, 2023 from 6-8 p.m.
Museum Members are invited to join us onsite and online for the fifth annual State of the Museum Address delivered by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson
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Book cover of A Gentleman of Color book alongside headshots of Julie Winch and Kip Forten Jacobs.

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Julie Winch, Featuring Atwood "Kip" Forten Jacobs

April 12, 2023 from 5:30-8 p.m.
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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Sail into Spring Weekends at the Museum

Saturdays & Sundays in April
Join the Museum on Saturdays and Sundays throughout April to explore life at sea during the Revolutionary War with a new special exhibit, family-friendly crafts and activities, and more.
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Three visitors look at a pew from Mother Bethel AME Church in the Museum's Black Founders exhibit.

Black Founders Educator Deep-Dive

May 17, 2023 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Teachers participating in this free virtual workshop will explore how to incorporate our new Black Founders teacher resource guide and 360-degree virtual tour into their classrooms.
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The Museum's first oval office project set up at Newport Historical Society with four costumed living history interpreters and one Museum staff member in a navy blue museum polo.

First Oval Office Project at Morristown National Historical Park

July 8-9, 2023
Join the Museum, Morristown National Historical Park, and the Washington Association of New Jersey at Washington's Headquarters to celebrate the Park's 90th Anniversary with our First Oval Office Project.
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A mother and daughter interact at a replica encampment in the Museum's Revolution Place family discovery center.

Mother's Day Weekend 2023 at the Museum

May 13-14, 2023
Celebrate inspiring, trailblazing women this Mother’s Day weekend at the Museum and learn about the diverse women who played vital, often unsung roles on the home front and on the battlefield during the Revolutionary War.
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Fourth of July Weekend 2023 at the Museum

June 30 - July 4, 2023
Join the Museum in historic Philadelphia for Independence Day with special activities, costumed interpretation, and crafts for all ages to discover the American Revolution and its ongoing relevance over Fourth of July weekend.
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A visitor looks at the When Women Lost the Vote tableau featuring two white women and a woman of color voting in New Jersey in 1811.

Member Morning: Revolutionary Women Gallery Talk

August 6, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.
Join fellow Museum Members for a 30-minute gallery talk exploring the roles of Revolutionary-era women on the homefront and on campaign during the Revolutionary War.
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A historical marker at the location of James Forten and his family's home on Lombard Street between 3rd and 4th Streets.

Member Morning: Black Founders of Philadelphia Walking Tour

September 3, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.
Join fellow Museum Members to explore Old City Philadelphia’s rich Black history through a 1.5-hour guided walking tour of the Museum's neighborhood.
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