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October 2018 Educator Open House in the Galleries

Member Morning: Gallery Highlights Tour for New Members

October 1, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.
Join fellow new Museum Members for a 60-minute guided highlights tour of the Museum's core exhibit galleries.
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A visitor looks at a tableau scene depicting George Washington breaking up a fight among his troops in Harvard Yard.

Member Morning: Winter Scenes Gallery Talk

December 3, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.
Join fellow Museum Members for a special 30-minute gallery talk about wintery scenes of the Revolutionary War, including William Trego's iconic March to Valley Forge painting, in the Museum's core galleries.
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A visitor looks at the When Women Lost the Vote tableau featuring two white women and a woman of color voting in New Jersey in 1811.

Member Morning: Revolutionary Women Gallery Talk

August 6, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.
Join fellow Museum Members for a 30-minute gallery talk exploring the roles of Revolutionary-era women on the homefront and on campaign during the Revolutionary War.
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Success to the Triphena Punch Bowl

Member Morning: A Revolutionary City Talk

January 7, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
Join fellow Museum Members for a 45-minute talk that explores Revolutionary Philadelphia through the journey of a punch bowl uncovered in an archaeological dig on the site of the Museum.
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General George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters tent on display at the Museum

Member Morning: Witness to Revolution Special Exhibit Tour

March 3, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
Museum Members are invited to join a Museum educator for a tour of our newest special exhibition, Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent, opening in February 2024.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Jessica Millward

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Jessica Millward

January 28, 2021 from 6-7:15 p.m.
Dr. Jessica Millward will join the Museum to discuss her recent book, Finding Charity's Folk, and how slavery, freedom, and liberation were intertwined in the experiences of African American women in the Revolutionary era.
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Two white male adolescents, both standing at a wooden table, interact with a play tea set. The adolescent on the left is pretending to pour tea into a silver teacup from a silver teapot. The adolescent on the right has his hand on the teacup saucer. Both are dressed in Revolutionary-era outfits.

Thanksgiving Weekend at the Museum

November 26-28, 2021
Over Thanksgiving Weekend, join us at the Museum to explore our new special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War, walk through a wintery scene in Revolution Place, make your own cookie molds for the holidays, and much more for the whole family.
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A mother takes a photo of her son and daughter sitting on a chair in the Writing the Constitution section inside the Museum galleries. She is bended on one knee as her husband stands next to her.

Thanksgiving Weekend at the Museum

November 25-27, 2022
Join the Museum over Thanksgiving weekend to explore the compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events of the American Revolution for the whole family.
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Read The Revolution Founding Footnotes Large

Read the Revolution Founding Footnotes: Unraveling Our Newly Acquired Archive with Dr. Aimee Newell

March 24, 2022 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Revolution Society and George Washington Council members are invited to join us for the latest Read the Revolution Founding Footnotes, an online conversation series sponsored by The Haverford Trust Company.
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Book cover of A Gentleman of Color book alongside headshots of Julie Winch and Kip Forten Jacobs.

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Julie Winch, Featuring Atwood "Kip" Forten Jacobs

April 12, 2023 from 5:30-8 p.m.
Historian Dr. Julie Winch joins the Museum to reflect on her groundbreaking biography, A Gentleman of Color: The Life of James Forten, and will be joined by Forten's great-great-great-great grandson, Atwood “Kip” Forten Jacobs.
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