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Museum of the American Revolution Announces New Director of Marketing Jonathan Stiles

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New York Times Bestselling Author Stedman Graham to Discuss New Book on Identity Leadership, Sept. 18

New York Times bestselling author Stedman Graham discusses his most recent book "Identity Leadership: To Lead Others You Must First Lead Yourself".
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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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The British Are Back! Living History Event on November 6 Recreates the British Occupation of Philadelphia

In the fall of 1777, Philadelphia was seized by the British and occupied for nine long months. The Museum of the American Revolution will recreate this little-known time in our city’s history as part of its annual living history event Occupied Philadelphia on Saturday, November 6, 2021, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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A mother and daughter interact at a replica encampment in the Museum's Revolution Place family discovery center.

Winter Break at the Museum

December 26-31, 2022
Throughout Winter Break at the Museum, join us to explore life during the winter months of the American Revolution through special events, costumed living history, wintery scenes in Revolution Place, hands-on discovery carts, engaging in-gallery talks, and much more for the whole family.
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Upcoming Special Exhibition "Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington’s Tent" Opens at the Museum of the American Revolution on Presidents Day Weekend, Feb. 2024

General George Washington’s headquarters tent from the Revolutionary War is the centerpiece of the Museum of the American Revolution, where more than a million visitors have experienced the tent’s power in an immersive theater experience. In the Museum's upcoming special exhibition, "Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington’s Tent," more than 100 artifacts from across the country will be brought together to expand the story told in the Museum’s award-winning Washington’s War Tent theater presentation and explore the tent’s inspiring journey from the Revolutionary War to today. Opening during Presidents Day Weekend, Witness to Revolution will be on view exclusively at the Museum from Feb. 17, 2024, through Jan. 5, 2025, and will be included with regular Museum admission.
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Artisan Workshop Stitch-In: Make an Embroidered Pin Cushion

March 10 & 17, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this two-part virtual workshop, learn about 18th-century fashion and how to make your own embroidered "pinball" (a spherical pincushion).
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Campus Philly's CollegeFest

September 11 & 12, 2021
Campus Philly's CollegeFest is back from September 11-12, 2021, offering free admission to iconic Philadelphia museums and institutions, including the Museum.
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Discover Revolutionary-Era Signs and Symbols at “Lion and Unicorn” After-Hours Event, Sept. 17

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Museum of the American Revolution Wins PA Museums Statewide Institutional Award of Merit

The Museum will receive an Institutional Award of Merit from PA Museums at the association’s Annual Statewide Museum Conference for Revolution Place.
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