Showing 1–10 of 131 results for Black History Month
History Explorers Club: Who Was Ona Judge?February 27, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
In celebration of Black History Month, dig into the story of Ona Judge, a woman who escaped enslavement from the home of President George Washington.Go to Event
Member Morning: Black Founders of Philadelphia Walking TourSeptember 3, 2023 at 9:30 a.m.
Join fellow Museum Members to explore Old City Philadelphia’s rich Black history through a 1.5-hour guided walking tour of the Museum's neighborhood.Go to Event
Guided Spanish-Language Tour of Core GalleriesSeptember 24, 2022 at 2 p.m.
During Hispanic Heritage Month, join us for a Spanish-translated tour of the Museum’s core galleries, led by the Museum's Dr. Tyler Putman and translated by Dr. Juan Giarrizzo.Go to Event
Black Founders Documentary Screening & ReceptionJune 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.Go to Event
CANCELLED | Black Founders Exhibit Educator Deep-DiveFebruary 25, 2023 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Join Museum educators for an in-person workshop that pairs classroom instruction with exploration of our new special exhibit, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.Go to Event
AmRev Quizzo: Ten Crucial Days! with The American Battlefield TrustDecember 16, 2021 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Join staff from the Museum of the American Revolution and the American Battlefield Trust for online history Quizzo.Go to Event
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
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
AmRev Presents: “Meet James Forten” Performance & Panel DiscussionFebruary 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.Go to Event
History Explorers Club: Pets of the RevolutionSeptember 25, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Learn about the pets of the American Revolutionary era, including Benjamin Franklin's pet squirrel, at our family-friendly September History Explorers Club.Go to Event