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Carl M Buchholz Memorial Lecture featuring a photo of authro Akhil Reed Amar and his book The Words that Made Us.

2023 Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture with Akhil Reed Amar

September 21, 2023, from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Join the Museum as we host Akhil Reed Amar, constitutional scholar and author of "The Words That Made Us," for the 2023 Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture.
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A desktop computer showing the Timeline of the American Revolution with a succulent and mug next to the computer

Revolutionary Resources: An Introduction to the Museum's Teaching Tools

October 24, 2023, from 7-8:30 p.m.
Teachers are invited to join this free professional development workshop for a tour of the Museum's educator resources to learn how to implement them in their classrooms.
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18th-Century Tradition Inspires Colorful Holiday Window Illuminations at the Museum

This holiday season, the Museum of the American Revolution is reviving a traditional 18th century form of celebration: colorful window illuminations inspired by famed Philadelphia artist Charles Willson Peale. The window illuminations, “Illuminating Liberty,” are now on display nightly through the New Year. Each weekend in December from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., kids can create their own illumination-inspired ornament to take home.
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September-October Events at the Museum of the American Revolution

There is always something happening at the Museum of the American Revolution and this fall is no exception. With a dirth of author events, family-friendly activities and even a two-day living history event, there is truly something for everyone.
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Museum Selects Food Service & Retail Providers

Michael C. Quinn, President and CEO of the Museum of the American Revolution today announced that Brûlée Catering was selected to provide food service for its café and catering facilities and Event Network was selected to operate the Museum’s gift shop.
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A museum curator places a photograph of Charlotte Vandine Forten in its case for display in Black Founders.

Forten Family Artifacts on Loan from Howard University in Black Founders Exhibit

Take a closer look at the Forten family artifacts that the Howard University Moorland-Spingarn Research Center loaned to the Museum for our special exhibition, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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Snow Bas Relief

Museum Closed February 7 Due to Inclement Weather

The Museum of the American Revolution will be closed to the public on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, due to inclement weather. The Museum will reopen on Friday, Feb. 12 at 10 a.m.
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Museum President Dr. Scott Stephenson to Appear in an Episode of TLC’S ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ December 17

Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, President and CEO of the Museum of the American Revolution, will lend his expertise in American history to "Glee" actor and Broadway performer Matthew Morrison during the Monday, Dec. 17 episode of TLC’s Emmy-Award winning series, “Who Do You Think You Are?”
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Museum of the American Revolution Names John Aglialoro as New Board Member

At its Sept. 21 meeting, the Board of Directors of the Museum of the American Revolution elected John Aglialoro as its newest member. Also at the meeting, Board Member David Acton was named Vice Chairman, filling the position that was vacated with the passing of Carl Buchholz earlier this year.
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Dennis Farm Forum In 2020

Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust's 2023 Lonaé A. Moore Forum

February 25, 2023 from 1-3:30 p.m.
In partnership with the Museum, Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust will present the sixth annual Lonaé A. Moore Forum, “It Begins with Each of Us: Fostering Racial Understanding."
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