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Museum of the American Revolution Wins Prestigious 2020 AASLH Award of Excellence for “Hamilton Was Here” Exhibit

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) has announced that the Museum of the American Revolution is the recipient of a 2020 Award of Excellence for its 2018-19 exhibit Hamilton Was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia.
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Museum Marks 155th Anniversary of Juneteenth Virtually, June 19

On Friday, June 19, the Museum will celebrate the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, a celebration of the legal abolition of slavery in the United States, and will explore the continuing struggle for equality.
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Christiane Amanpour and Dr. Louise Mirrer Awarded 2020 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that Christiane Amanpour and Dr. Louise Mirrer have received the 2020 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award.
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How History and Theater Can Work Together to Engage Audiences, Evening Panel Discussion

A panel discussion as part of the Museum's "Year of Hamilton" programming, discussing the balance between artistic license with historical accuracy
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Pulitzer Prize-Winner Laurel Ulrich Reflects on “The Age of Homespun” During Women’s History Month

Historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich will discuss her pioneering work The Age of Homespun during Women’s History Month, part of the Read the Revolution series
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Author and Historian Katharine Gerbner to Discuss Slavery in the Quaker World During the 17th Century

Dr. Katharine Gerbner will discuss the early history of slavery within the Quaker community and how it contributed to modern concepts of race.
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Celebrate Revolutionary Women During Women’s History Month

Celebrate Revolutionary women with special programs, workshops, and musical performances highlighting the essential roles women played in the Revolution.
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Celebrate the Season of Sweets with "Cookies and Cocktails" After-Hours Event on Dec. 11

Treat yourself to something sweet this season with Cookies and Cocktails at the Museum of the American Revolution! At the “History After Hours” event on Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 5 – 8 p.m., enjoy cookie tastings, specialty cocktails, a create-your-own ornament station, and a talk and booking signing with American Cookie author Anne Byrn.
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The Top HamilTEN Reasons to Visit the Museum this Holiday Season

Visitors of all ages will enjoy the Museum’s special hands-on exhibit Hamilton Was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia and can participate in festive “History in the Making” crafts, activities and demonstrations showcasing life in the Museum’s neighborhood during the 18th Century.
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Museum of the American Revolution Dedicates America's Liberty Tree, Recognizes Chairman and Other Benefactors at Groundbreaking Celebration

More than 300 supporters, benefactors and honored guests gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking and beginning of construction of the new Museum of the American Revolution.
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