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Marquis de Lafayette's Brazier

This 18th-century brazier, believed to have been brought to America by Marquis de Lafayette during the American Revolution, was designed to hold hot coals and for cooking.
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A Museum staff member views a painting in the Liberty exhibit

Art and Our Understanding of the Revolution

January 13, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Educators participating in this free workshop will learn about how imagery influences the way we think about the Revolution and how you can teach your own students to analyze artwork as part of their own investigations of the Revolutionary era.
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Image 010721 16x9 Transparent Rtr186 1774 Long Year Revolution Norton Cover

1774: The Long Year of Revolution

Read an excerpt from Mary Beth Norton's new book, 1774: The Long Year of Revolution.
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Map of Europe and Northern Africa showing a selection of events related to the American Revolution in those areas.

Ukraine and the American Revolution

After years of conflict, Russia began a full-scale invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022. Take a closer look as we examine Ukraine’s history and the influence of the American Revolution on Ukraine.
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George Dance Drawing of an 18th-Century Chinese Man
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Looking Through the Silk Screen: Asian People in the American Revolution

Historian Daniel Sieh explores how the story of Charles Peters provides a fascinating window into the contributions made by Asian people to the American Revolution.
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Portrait of Thaddeus Kosciuszko
Karl Gottlieb Schweikart, Portrait of Tadeusz Kościuszko, National Museum in Warsaw

Thaddeus Kościuszko Virtual Walking Tour

Learn more about one of Poland’s most famous national heroes, Thaddeus Kościuszko, his contributions to the American Revolution, and his influence right here in Philadelphia.
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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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This image shows the book cover of British Soldiers American War: Voices of the American Revolution by Don Hagist. The title and Don’s name are written in white font at the top of the image. The subtitle is written in smaller, black font on the right side of the image. It is a painting of Redcoats, with a body of water in the background. Two Redcoats are carrying a wounded Redcoat. One Redcoat, with his back to the viewer and facing the body of water, is waving a flag

British Soldiers, American War

Read an excerpt from Don Hagist's book, British Soldiers, American War: Voices of the American Revolution.
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An actor depicting James Forten. He has a rope and is wearing a hat. He is glancing away from the camera

James Forten: Growing up in the Revolution

October 27, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
What was it like to grow up during the Revolution? Join Museum educators as we discover the story of young revolutionary James Forten and how he – and other children and teens – experienced this turbulent time.
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True Colours Flags with family of four looking over railing.

A Revolutionary Summer

Throughout A Revolutionary Summer, the Museum's special events and exhibits offer visitors of all ages the opportunity to explore the American Revolution and its ongoing relevance.
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