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Makers of Revolutionary Philadelphia Living History DayMay 20, 2023
Join several historical tradespeople at the Museum to do hands-on crafts and activities, see demonstrations of 18th-century skills and trades, and meet the people who made the Revolution in 1770s Philadelphia.Go to Event
SOLD OUT | AmRev Seminar: The American Revolution After 1783March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2023 (5 weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this interactive seminar, explore how the Revolutionary generation struggled in the years after the war ended to shape a new country through readings, virtual talks and tours, and class discussion.Go to Event
SOLD OUT | AmRev Seminar: The American Revolution After 1783Feb. 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28, 2023 (5 weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this newly added interactive seminar, explore how the Revolutionary generation struggled in the years after the war ended to shape a new country through readings, virtual talks and tours, and class discussion.Go to Event
SOLD OUT | Artisan Workshop: Make a SamplerMarch 8, 15, 22, 2023 (3 weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
Join us for this three-part virtual workshop to learn about 18th-century sewing and how to make your own embroidered sampler based on original examples on display in our special exhibit, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.Go to Event
First Oval Office Project at Mount Vernon's Revolutionary War WeekendMay 6-7, 2023 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Join the Museum at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, outside Washington, D.C., for their Revolutionary War Weekend living history event where we will set up our First Oval Office Project tents.Go to Event
AmRev Presents: Black Founders Women’s History Night with Kerri GreenidgeMarch 24, 2023 from 5:15-8 p.m.
Join Dr. Kerri K. Greenidge, author of The Grimkes: The Legacy of Slavery in an American Family, for an evening discussion on our Black Founders exhibit, the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society, and more.Go to Event
Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Mary Beth NortonJune 6, 2023 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Author and historian Dr. Mary Beth Norton joins the Museum for a special presentation titled, “Gender and American Resistance to British Authority, 1765-1775: A Reassessment,” as part of the Museum's Read the Revolution Speaker Series.Go to Event
Teaching the Revolution with Primary SourcesApril 11, 2023 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Educators participating in this free online workshop will examine primary sources from the American Revolution and consider how to use them in the classroom.Go to Event
CANCELLED | Artisan Workshop: Make a Ditty BagApril 8, 2023 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join us for this one-day, in-person workshop to learn “plain sewing” to create a Revolutionary sailor’s linen ditty bag, similar to a modern tote bag, inspired by original examples in our special exhibit, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.Go to Event
Behind Black Founders: A Lunch & Learn for Museum MembersJune 3, 2023 from 12:30-3 p.m.
Museum Members are invited to an exclusive Saturday afternoon lunch and learn with buffet lunch, refreshments, and two special talks inspired by Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.Go to Event