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Acclaimed Filmmaker Ken Burns to Receive “Gerry Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award” in April 2019

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns will receive the Gerry Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award in April 2019.
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The Soul of America: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Jon Meacham to Discuss New Book at Museum of the American Revolution, Sept. 20

Lecture Marks SecoAt a time when our nation seems more divided than ever, Pulitzer Prize-winner and #1 New York Times best-selling author Jon Meacham offers a message of optimism: that America has been through worse and survived.
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Author and Historian Mary Sarah Bilder Challenges Traditional Views on How James Madison Shaped the U.S. Constitution, Jan. 31

In her recent book, Madison's Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention, author and historian Mary Sarah Bilder conducts an unprecedented investigation of the revisions Madison made to his notes for later publication.
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Rare Opportunity to Step Inside Replica of Washington's Sleeping and Office Tent at George Washington's Mount Vernon

In 2013, the Museum of the American Revolution commissioned Colonial Williamsburg’s Department of Historic Trades to create an exact replica of one of the greatest treasures in its collection—George Washington’s sleeping and office tent. This replica, which has been used by conservators and exhibit designers as a “stunt double” for the original tent as they plan for the installation of the fragile original artifact in the Museum—will be on display May 2-3 at George Washington’s Mount Vernon.
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Winterthur Displaying Rare Flags from American Revolution on Flag Day

One of three extremely rare flags from the American Revolution, the Commander-in-Chief Flag will be on display June 14 at Winterthur with two additional standouts from the period: the 8th Virginia Regiment’s Grand Division (or Muhlenberg) Flag and the Forster Flag.
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Museum of the American Revolution Welcomes SMG as a Supporter

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced a gift of $100,000 from SMG, the West Conshohocken-based entertainment and convention venue management firm that manages the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.
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The Newport Antiques Show Celebrates the Museum of the American Revolution

The Newport Antiques Show creates great buzz throughout Newport and across New England each summer. This year’s event has heightened anticipation for a very special loan exhibition: Liberty Forever: Treasures from the Museum of the American Revolution.
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New Book Uses Archaeological Finds to Tell the Story of Philadelphia’s Transformation From the 17th Century to Today

One of the largest urban archaeology projects in Old City Philadelphia, the archaeological investigation of the site of the new Museum of the American Revolution is now the subject of a new book. Archaeology at the Site of the Museum of the American Revolution: A Tale of Two Taverns and the Growth of Philadelphia is available now from Temple University Press.
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Museum of the American Revolution Wins 2018 AASLH Award of Merit

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) proudly announces that the Museum of the American Revolution is a recipient of an AASLH 2018 Award of Merit. The AASLH Leadership in History Awards, now in its 73rd year, is the most prestigious recognition for achievement in the preservation and interpretation of state and local history.
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Donna Lawrence Productions and Bluecadet Selected as Museum Media Producers

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that two award-winning firms—Donna Lawrence Productions and Bluecadet—will produce the films, multi-media and interactives for the Museum of the American Revolution.
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