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A museum curator places a photograph of Charlotte Vandine Forten in its case for display in Black Founders.

Behind Black Founders: A Lunch & Learn for Museum Members

June 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.
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Black Founders Virtual Tour

Immerse yourself in 360-degree panoramic gallery images, high-resolution photos of the artifacts and documents, a guided audio tour, and music station to explore the story of free Black Philadelphian James Forten and his descendants.
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Actor Nathan Alford-Tate depicts a sailor in a blue coat holding a sailmaking fid in our Meet James Forten first-person theatrical performance.

AmRev Presents: “Meet James Forten” Performance & Panel Discussion

February 10, 2022 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Experience the Museum's newest first-person theatrical performance, "Meet James Forten," exploring Forten’s life as a free Black Philadelphian, Revolutionary War privateer, and stalwart abolitionist, with a discussion to follow.
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Solve a Snowy Wintertime Mystery During a Virtual Playdate for Kids, Dec. 16

The Museum’s New History Explorers Club Series for Kids
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Tribute Gift

Learn more about how tribute gifts offer a wonderful way to honor the history enthusiast in your life or memorialize your loved ones.
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Silhouette artist T.J. Steussy shows a young visitor his silhouette during Winter Weekends at the Museum.

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.
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Museum's “Revolution at the Library” Partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia Returns this Summer

Revolution at the Library, the Museum of the American Revolution’s partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia (FLP), returns this month to engage kids and families in the dynamic, diverse stories of the American Revolution.
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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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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 Weekend
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The Museum Marks Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2024

Learn more about the Museum's May 2024 programs to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
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