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AmRev Presents: Betsy Ross Beyond the Flag with American Repertory Theater

March 16, 2022 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Join A.R.T. and the Museum for a virtual conversation on the life, legacy, and myths of Betsy Ross with author and historian Dr. Marla Miller and actor Lenne Klingaman (Waitress National Tour).
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Museum of the American Revolution

History Explorers Club: It's Our Birthday!

April 17, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Join in our family-friendly virtual birthday party for the Museum as we celebrate our fourth birthday and learn about our most famous object, General George Washington’s Headquarters Tent.
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SOLD OUT | 2022 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award Gala

June 9, 2022 from 6-10 p.m.
This Museum is pleased to honor award-winning filmmaker, literary scholar, and journalist Henry Louis Gates Jr. as the 2022 recipient of the Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award as well as Governor Edward G. Rendell as the inaugural Chairman's Award recipient.
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Museum of the American Revolution

Presidents Day Weekend at the Museum

February 19-21, 2022
Join us at the Museum to explore the life, leadership, and legacy of the nation’s first president, George Washington, and the diverse range of people who made it possible over Presidents Day Weekend.
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The Finding Freedom interactive tells the stories of Eve, London, Deborah, Jack, and Andrew--enslaved people during the American Revolution.

Finding Freedom Online Interactive and Virtual Resources Orientation

January 25, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Teachers participating in this free workshop will discover the features of the Museum's Finding Freedom online interactive and explore opportunities for using it in the classroom.
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A watercolor depicts Jack, a person of African descent, crouching down with a rifle in his right hand. His left hand is lying on a rock and he is overlooking the countryside.

Finding Freedom Orientation and Case Study: Jack (Virtual)

January 21, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free workshop, teachers can discover the Museum's new Finding Freedom online interactive feature and explore the resources and opportunities for using it in the classroom.
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Members of the US Navy Band Northeast quintet holding their instruments while dressed in uniform.
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U.S. Navy Band Northeast Performance and Ceremony in Honor of Commodore John Barry

October 15, 2023, from 12-12:30 p.m.
During Philadelphia’s celebration of Navy Week, join us on the Museum’s outdoor plaza for a special performance and ceremony in honor of Commodore John Barry
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A watercolor depicts Deborah and Harry, with their backs to the viewer, aboard a ship setting sail for Nova Scotia. They look out on men and women in the streets fighting for their freedom, as the Americans won the war. Many people were fighting for a place on the ships that were evacuating Loyalists.

Finding Freedom Orientation and Case Study: Deborah and Eve (Virtual)

December 16, 2020 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free workshop, teachers can discover the Museum's new Finding Freedom online interactive feature and explore the resources and opportunities for using it in the classroom.
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The Museum's first oval office project set up at Newport Historical Society with four costumed living history interpreters and one Museum staff member in a navy blue museum polo.

First Oval Office Project at Green-Wood Cemetery's Battle of Brooklyn Commemoration

August 27, 2023, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join the Museum at the Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York, for their Battle of Brooklyn and the Meaning of Freedom event.
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A young girl dressed in 18th century clothing talks to an adult living history interpreter on the Museum's plaza during Occupied Philadelphia.

History Explorer Meet-Up: Occupied Philadelphia

November 5, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. (SOLD OUT) & 1:30 p.m.
In this family-friendly, activity-filled walking tour, we’ll explore occupied Philadelphia, meet British soldiers and everyday residents, and get a hands-on glimpse into life under British authority.
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