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Acclaimed Filmmaker Ken Burns to Receive “Gerry Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award” in April 2019

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns will receive the Gerry Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award in April 2019.
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A family of four view The Revolution's Veterans picture wall in the Museum galleries.

Member December: Free Early Access Tour of Core Galleries

December 18, 2021 at 9, 9:20, and 9:40 a.m.
Museum Members are invited to join us for a complimentary early access tour of our core galleries during one of three morning timeslots.
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Liberty Exhibit of Don Troiani paintings Coming Soon

Member Exclusive | Artifact Preview for Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War

August 17, 2021 from 6-7:15 p.m.
Join Curator of Exhibitions Matthew Skic for a Member-exclusive behind-the-scenes look at artifacts from the collection of renowned artist Don Troiani before they are installed in our upcoming special exhibition Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War.
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This graphic depicts a lightbulb and, by clicking, will provide you with short essays that put the stories of Andrew, Deborah, Eve, Jack, and London into historical context.

Finding Freedom: Big Ideas

Explore short essays to discover how the stories of Andrew, Deborah, Eve, London and Jack fit into the broader experiences of people of African descent in the colonial and Revolutionary eras.
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Upcoming Programs Highlight the History of the American Revolution

The Museum of the American Revolution presents two public programs featuring noted authors who have recently published books on the American Revolution.
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Two Asian American female children utilize the objects within Revolution Place. They are both seated at a wooden table. The child on the left is writing with a quill pen and smiling, while the child on the right is pretended to pour cream into her silver teacup. On the table to her left is a silver tea pot.

Revolution Place

Saturdays & Sundays, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Museum’s family-friendly discovery center, Revolution Place, brings to life the Museum’s lively, diverse Old City neighborhood during the 1700s and invites visitors to learn through hands-on exploration.
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First Newspaper Printing of the Declaration of Independence

This July 6, 1776 issue of the Pennsylvania Evening Post presented the first newspaper printing of the newly adopted Declaration of Independence.
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Craft Your Own Commemorative Ribbon for Memorial Day

Create your own commemorative ribbon like those given to surviving veterans of battles like the Battle of Bunker Hill.
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Celebrate Flag Day Weekend with Flag-Themed Crafts, Pop-Up Talks, and Activities for All Ages, June 11 – 14

On June 14, 1777, Congress passed the first Flag Act, adopting the 13-star flag as the official flag of the new United States. Join the Museum of the American Revolution during Flag Day Weekend from Saturday, June 11 – Tuesday, June 14, 2022, to learn about Revolutionary-era flags of “all kinds of colours” with flag-themed crafts, pop-up talks, discovery carts, and other activities for the whole family.
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Member Preview of Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia Special Exhibit

February 10, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Join us for the Members-only preview of our new exhibition Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia. Members will enjoy refreshments in our member lounge as well as timed access to the exhibition before it opens to the public.
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