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A Museum educator shows a replica flag to a group of school students aboard the sloop in the Museum's core exhibition.

Spring Break 2024 at the Museum

March 23-April 7, 2024
March into spring break at the Museum to explore what life was like during the Revolutionary War with a new special exhibition, neighborhood walking tours, family-friendly crafts, in-gallery talks, and more for guests of all ages.
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British soldiers march towards the Museum led by a drummer as part of the Museum's Occupied Philadelphia living history event in 2019.

Occupied Philadelphia 2022

November 5-6, 2022
Join us in historic Old City, Philadelphia, as we recreate the dark days of the British occupation with Occupied Philadelphia, the Museum of the American Revolution’s annual flagship living history event.
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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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Collection Society April Collections Workroom Tour

Collections Society: Private Collections Workroom Tour and Reception

April 26, 2022 from 6-8 p.m.
Collections Society members are invited to join us for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the Museum’s collections storage and workroom with Dr. Aimee E. Newell, Director of Collections and Exhibitions.
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The New Jersey Exception in Six Documents

February 17, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
This free teacher workshop will explore six key documents that tell the story of an exceptional moment in history when women — and people of African descent — were able to vote in New Jersey.
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Presidents Day Weekend at the Museum

February 19-21, 2022
Join us at the Museum to explore the life, leadership, and legacy of the nation’s first president, George Washington, and the diverse range of people who made it possible over Presidents Day Weekend.
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The Museum's first oval office project set up at Newport Historical Society with four costumed living history interpreters and one Museum staff member in a navy blue museum polo.

First Oval Office Project at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

February 18-19, 2023
Join us in Houston, Texas, at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston's Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens from Feb. 18-19 when we will set up our replica of George Washington's headquarters tent.
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Image looking up the grand staircase at the replica flags created for the True Colours Flag Project around the railings with vistors walking up and down the stairs.

Flag Day & Father's Day Weekend 2024 at the Museum

June 14-16, 2024
Join the Museum over Flag Day and Father's Day weekend to learn about flags of “all kinds of colours” from the Revolutionary era with activities and in-gallery talks for the whole family.
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Young Friends of the Museum Present: Meet Michael Idriss

June 24, 2021 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Meet Michael Idriss, the Museum’s new African American Interpretive Fellow, who will share his vision for developing and delivering programs that explore the lives, experiences, and impact of Revolutionary-era people of African descent.
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Actor Nathan Alford-Tate depicts a sailor in a blue coat holding a sailmaking fid in our Meet James Forten first-person theatrical performance.

AmRev Presents: “Meet James Forten” Performance & Panel Discussion

February 10, 2022 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Experience the Museum's newest first-person theatrical performance, "Meet James Forten," exploring Forten’s life as a free Black Philadelphian, Revolutionary War privateer, and stalwart abolitionist, with a discussion to follow.
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