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Forten Family Bible Courtesy Of Atwood Kip Forten Jacobs

Teaching the Revolution with Primary Sources

April 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.
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A canvas ditty bag with a fid, sewing needles, and a thimble.

CANCELLED | Artisan Workshop: Make a Ditty Bag

April 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.
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A museum curator places a photograph of Charlotte Vandine Forten in its case for display in Black Founders.

Behind Black Founders: A Lunch & Learn for Museum Members

June 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.
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A visitor holds a miniature version of George Washington's standard flag in front of photographs of people from the Revolutionary generation who lived into the age of photography.

Memorial Day Weekend 2023 at the Museum

May 27-29, 2023
Join the Museum to pay tribute to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the Revolutionary War and celebrate the freedoms they fought to secure for future generations. Veterans, military, and Blue Star Families enjoy free admission throughout Memorial Day Weekend.
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The Jeremy Winston Chorale performs in Prague.
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AmRev Presents: A Black Founders Musical Experience with The Jeremy Winston Chorale

May 12, 2023 from 6:30-8 p.m.
The Jeremy Winston Chorale will join the Museum on Friday, May 12, to present a concert inspired by the world of our special exhibition, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia, including the world premiere of a new choral work.
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Flag Day 2023 at the Museum

June 14, 2023
Join the Museum on Flag Day to learn about flags of “all kinds of colours” from the Revolutionary era with activities and in-gallery talks for the whole family.
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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 Newport Historical Society's French in Newport Weekend

July 14-15, 2023
Join Museum staff for a weekend of living history in Newport, Rhode Island, as part of the Newport Historical Society's French in Newport event on July 14-15.
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A family compares textures of pieces of sail cloth in the Museum's Black Founders exhibit.

Educator Open House 2023

October 21, 2023, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
K-12 educators are invited to join the Museum's Group Sales and School Programs teams to learn more about our field trip experiences.
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Members of the US Navy Band Northeast quintet holding their instruments while dressed in uniform.
courtesy of Navy Band Northeast

U.S. Navy Band Northeast Performance and Ceremony in Honor of Commodore John Barry

October 15, 2023, from 12-12:30 p.m.
During Philadelphia’s celebration of Navy Week, join us on the Museum’s outdoor plaza for a special performance and ceremony in honor of Commodore John Barry
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Carl M Buchholz Memorial Lecture featuring a photo of authro Akhil Reed Amar and his book The Words that Made Us.

2023 Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture with Akhil Reed Amar

September 21, 2023, from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Join the Museum as we host Akhil Reed Amar, constitutional scholar and author of "The Words That Made Us," for the 2023 Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture.
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