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Thomas Jefferson whiskey decanter recontextualized as contemporary art by artist John Y Wind.
John Wind Studio

Pride Month Observed with Special Installations and Programming Throughout the Month of June

The Museum of the American Revolution will feature new artifact displays, a contemporary art installation, and special programming to mark Pride Month this June.
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The Right to Vote

Read an excerpt from Alexander Keyssar's book, The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States.
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A painted portrait of James Forten is installed next to a small photograph of his wife Charlotte Vandine Forten in the Museum's Black Founders exhibit.

Triumphant Lives: The Forten Legacy Fosters Scholarship and Historical Insight

Dr. Janice L. Sumler-Edmond recounts the past 50 years of academic scholarship on James Forten and his descendants that helped lead to the Museum's Black Founders special exhibition.
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Witness to Revolution National Standards Alignment

Learn how the Witness to Revolution teacher guide meets national standards for teaching history and social studies.
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This image shows the book cover of Forged in Philadelphia by Rebecca Eckfeldt Gibby. It is an illustration of five gentlemen standing outside a building during the daytime.

Forged in Philadelphia

Read an excerpt from Rebecca Eckfeldt Gibby's children's book where she uncovers the history of her Revolutionary-era ancestor from Philadelphia.
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A father holds his child as they look at the Forten family tree in the Museum's Black Founders exhibit.

Thanksgiving Weekend 2023: Closing Weekend of Black Founders Exhibit

November 24-26, 2023
Join us at the Museum over Thanksgiving weekend for the final weekend of our special exhibition, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia exhibit graphic featuring a portrait of James Forten.

SOLD OUT | Black Founders Documentary Screening & Reception

June 16, 2023, from 5:15-7 p.m.
Be among the first to see the new 26-minute film “Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia,” presented by WHYY and the Museum.
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A museum curator places a photograph of Charlotte Vandine Forten in its case for display in Black Founders.

Forten Family Artifacts on Loan from Howard University in Black Founders Exhibit

Take a closer look at the Forten family artifacts that the Howard University Moorland-Spingarn Research Center loaned to the Museum for our special exhibition, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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Living History Demonstrations

Dive deeper into Revolutionary era living history with Artisan Field Trips, Meet the Revolution interviews, cooking demos, and more.
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A Sweet Taste of History by Walter Staib

A Sweet Taste of History

Read an excerpt from Chef Walter Staib's cookbook, A Sweet Taste of History: More than 100 Elegant Dessert Recipes from America's Earliest Days.
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