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Silhouette Art's Unique Connection to Revolutionary-era Philadelphia
Silhouette artist Ted Stuessy explores a brief history of the artform and its unique connection to the Peale Museum in Revolutionary-era Philadelphia.Read More
Black Founders Educator Deep-DiveMay 17, 2023 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Teachers participating in this free virtual workshop will explore how to incorporate our new Black Founders teacher resource guide and 360-degree virtual tour into their classrooms.Go to Event
Member Morning: Black Founders Special Exhibition TourNovember 5, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.
Join fellow Museum Members for a 45-minute guided tour of our special exhibition, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia, before it closes on Nov. 26.Go to Event
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.Read Press Release
Explore Native American History and Culture During Indigenous Peoples Weekend at the Museum, October 8-10
Explore Native American History and Culture During Indigenous Peoples WeekendRead Press Release
Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award
The Lenfest Award is presented to recipients active in a broad range of fields such as history, education, film-making, writing, media and philanthropy.Read More
The Museum Marks Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2023
Learn more about the Museum's May 2023 programs to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.Read More
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.Read More
Behind Black Founders: A Lunch & Learn for Museum MembersJune 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.Go to Event
Black Founders Teacher Resources
Access modular activities and ready-made worksheets to help your students dig deeper into the lives and legacies of free Black Philadelphia, Revolutionary War privateer, and successfull businessman James Forten and his descendants.Read More