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Katelyn Appiah-Kubi portrays Elizabeth Freeman wearing a blue dress with white apron and hat.

Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend 2024 at the Museum

January 13-15, 2024
Honor the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over MLK Weekend at the Museum to discover the ongoing legacy of the American Revolution and learn what it takes to change the world.
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Archaeological dig at the Museum

Member Morning: Unraveling the Museum’s “Mysteries of Feature 16” Archaeology Lecture

April 7, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
Museum Members are invited to a 45-minute talk to learn about the artifacts found during an archaeological dig at the site of the Museum before construction.
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A Museum educator dressed in 18th century clothing shows visitors the Museum's handsewn silk replica of Washington's Standard flag.

Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

March 3, 2024, from 9-10:30 a.m.
Experience the Museum galleries in a calm, crowd-free environment featuring sound and lighting adjustments, limited crowds, no films, and other accommodations geared toward audiences with sensory sensitivities.
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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.

African Americans in the American Revolution

January 23, 2024, from 7-8:30 p.m.
Join Museum educators for this free teacher professional development workshop as we discuss how people of African descent were shaped by, and helped shape, the American Revolution.
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100820 Image Pocket Artisan Workshop

CANCELLED | Artisan Workshop: Make a Pair of Pockets

This workshop has been cancelled.
Learn how to make your own hand-sewn pockets during a virtual, three-night workshop in January as part of the Museum's Artisan Workshop Series.
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Two white male adolescents, both standing at a wooden table, interact with a play tea set. The adolescent on the left is pretending to pour tea into a silver teacup from a silver teapot. The adolescent on the right has his hand on the teacup saucer. Both are dressed in Revolutionary-era outfits.

Thanksgiving Weekend at the Museum

November 26-28, 2021
Over Thanksgiving Weekend, join us at the Museum to explore our new special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War, walk through a wintery scene in Revolution Place, make your own cookie molds for the holidays, and much more for the whole family.
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A visitor looks at a tableau scene depicting George Washington breaking up a fight among his troops in Harvard Yard.

Winter Break at the Museum

December 26, 2021 to January 2, 2022
Throughout Winter Break, join us at the Museum to explore our new special exhibition, Liberty, walk through a wintery scene in Revolution Place, and much more for the whole family.
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A Museum staff member views a painting in the Liberty exhibit

Art and Our Understanding of the Revolution

January 13, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Educators participating in this free workshop will learn about how imagery influences the way we think about the Revolution and how you can teach your own students to analyze artwork as part of their own investigations of the Revolutionary era.
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The Finding Freedom interactive tells the stories of Eve, London, Deborah, Jack, and Andrew--enslaved people during the American Revolution.

Finding Freedom Online Interactive and Virtual Resources Orientation

January 25, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Teachers participating in this free workshop will discover the features of the Museum's Finding Freedom online interactive and explore opportunities for using it in the classroom.
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A guest views a painting in the Liberty Exhibit.

Young Friends Tour of Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War

March 26, 2022 from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Young Friends of the Museum are invited for a free guided tour of our special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War.
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