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Member Morning: Black Voices Highlights Tour

February 4, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
Museum Members are invited to join a Museum educator for a 60-minute Black Voices of the Revolution tour of the core exhibit galleries highlighting a diverse set of stories, experiences, and objects related to people of African descent during the American Revolution.
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A costumed living history interpreter demonstrates sewing a sail.

Makers of Revolutionary Philadelphia Living History Day

May 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.
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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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A father holds his child as they look at the Forten family tree in the Museum's Black Founders exhibit.

Juneteenth Weekend 2023 at the Museum

June 17-19, 2023
Explore the continuing struggle for equality for all and join the Museum to celebrate Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States.
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A Costumed Living History Interpreter showing a young child a canteen over Labor Day Weekend

Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

February 12, 2023 from 9-10:30 a.m.
Experience the Museum in a calm, crowd-free environment with lower sound effects, higher light levels, no films, sensory guides, and more to create a sensory-friendly experience.
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A mother and daughter interact at a replica encampment in the Museum's Revolution Place family discovery center.

Mother's Day Weekend 2023 at the Museum

May 13-14, 2023
Celebrate inspiring, trailblazing women this Mother’s Day weekend at the Museum and learn about the diverse women who played vital, often unsung roles on the home front and on the battlefield during the Revolutionary War.
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Museum's Sixth Anniversary & Shot Heard 'Round the World Commemoration

April 19, 2023
Mark the Museum's sixth anniversary and the 248th anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord.
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Book cover of A Gentleman of Color book alongside headshots of Julie Winch and Kip Forten Jacobs.

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Julie Winch, Featuring Atwood "Kip" Forten Jacobs

April 12, 2023 from 5:30-8 p.m.
Historian Dr. Julie Winch joins the Museum to reflect on her groundbreaking biography, A Gentleman of Color: The Life of James Forten, and will be joined by Forten's great-great-great-great grandson, Atwood “Kip” Forten Jacobs.
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Sail into Spring Weekends 2023 at the Museum

Saturdays & Sundays in April
Join the Museum on Saturdays and Sundays throughout April to explore life at sea during the Revolutionary War with a new special exhibit, family-friendly crafts and activities, and more.
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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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