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How History and Theater Can Work Together to Engage Audiences, Evening Panel Discussion

A panel discussion as part of the Museum's "Year of Hamilton" programming, discussing the balance between artistic license with historical accuracy
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Museum Wins Silver-Level Anthem Award for African American Interpretive Program

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it has received a silver-level Anthem Award in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion category for its African American Interpretive Program.
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Celebrate Flag Day with Hands-On Demonstrations, Pop-Up Talks, and Activities for All Ages, June 14

Celebrate Flag Day at the Museum of the American Revolution on Wednesday, June 14, 2023, and discover Revolutionary-era flags of “all kinds of colours” with pop-up talks, discovery carts, and other activities for the whole family. Throughout the day, all guests will receive a free handheld version of George Washington’s Headquarters Flag to take home, based on the flag in the Museum's collection that is said to have marked his presence throughout the Revolutionary War.
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Revolutionary War Sword of Commodore John Barry on Display Beginning Sept. 13

The Revolutionary War sword of Commodore John Barry, considered a “Father of the U.S. Navy,” will return to Philadelphia for the first time since 1939 and will be on view at the Museum of the American Revolution beginning Sept. 13, 2023, which is celebrated as Commodore Barry Day.
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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historian Annette Gordon-Reed to Discuss “Troublesome Histories” in Free Virtual Lecture, Sept. 24

Lecture Marks Third Annual Event in Series Honoring the Museum’s Late Board Member Carl M. Buchholz
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Watch (and Learn!) Irish Social Dances at “A Winter’s Ball,” Jan. 21

Fall into step and join in a traditional Irish ceilidh, a social gathering with dancing and storytelling, at A Winter’s Ball
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Celebrate Thanksgiving Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution

On October 3, 1789, George Washington issued a proclamation designating Thursday, November 26, of that year as a national day of thanks. During Thanksgiving Weekend, the Museum of the American Revolution will offer special talks, guided tours, and family-friendly activities from Friday, Nov. 24 – Sunday, Nov. 26 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (6 p.m. on Friday).
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Philadelphia Museum of Art and Museum of the American Revolution Offer “Art & America” Special Discounted Joint Ticket this Summer

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Explore James Forten’s Life and Legacy with Historian and Author Dr. Julie Winch and Forten Descendant Atwood “Kip” Forten Jacobs, April 12

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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Museum Marks 155th Anniversary of Juneteenth Virtually, June 19

On Friday, June 19, the Museum will celebrate the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, a celebration of the legal abolition of slavery in the United States, and will explore the continuing struggle for equality.
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