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This image depicts the book cover of Of Arms and Artists: The American Revolution through Painters’ Eyes by Paul Staiti.

Of Arms and Artists

This excerpt from Paul Staiti discusses artist and Revolutionary War veteran John Trumbull’s effort to create the paintings for the US Capitol Building.
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Museum of the American Revolution Celebrates Plaza Opening and Dedicates Building to Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest

Hundreds of friends and neighbors gathered today at the Museum of the American Revolution to celebrate the opening of the Museum’s outdoor plaza and dedicate its recently completed building to Board Chairman Gerry Lenfest and his wife Marguerite Lenfest. The Museum officially opens to the public on April 19, 2017.
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Richard St. George’s Life and Death

Discover more about the life and death of Irish soldier and artist, Richard St. George.
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Dueling Pottery Wheels, Conservation Demonstrations and Crafts at Ceramics-Themed “History After Hours” Event, Nov. 13

Philadelphia earned a reputation in the 1700’s as the capital city of craft, and the city’s maker movement is still alive and well today. On Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 5 – 8 p.m., the Museum of the American Revolution’s Ceramics in the City-themed History After Hours event will celebrate the craftspeople, artisans, and artificers who made the Revolution possible and those who continue to make Philadelphia a hub for the handmade.
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Opening Weekend of "When Women Lost the Vote" Special Exhibition, Oct. 2-4

Register to Vote on the Museum’s Outdoor Plaza, Oct. 3-4 Cast a Ballot and Pose for a Photo at a Voting Selfie Station and Get an “I Vote” Sticker
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Finding Freedom Teacher Resources Unit 8

Compare and contrast primary sources, create and analyze a map, and more, to consider the varied experiences of life after the war for people of African descent.
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An Escape Room, Rum Punch Challenge and More as Part of “Bros and Foes” After-Hours Event, July 23

Learn the rules of dueling – and more importantly, how to avoid one – at the Museum of the American Revolution’s “Bros and Foes” after-hours event on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 from 5 – 8 p.m. The evening also will feature an Escape Room, a Rum Punch Challenge, and special gallery talks highlighting historic rivalries.
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Best-Selling Author and Journalist Cokie Roberts to Discuss New Book on the Women of the Civil War, April 27

Proving the old adage that “behind every great man is a great woman,” best-selling author, journalist and political commentator Cokie Roberts explored the lives of the wives, sisters, and female friends of the men leading America into — and through — the Civil War at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania on Wednesday, April 27.
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Two male adolescents interactive with a digital map in Revolution Place. They are both dressed in Revolutionary-era clothing.

Join a Virtual Playdate for Kids with “History Explorers Club,” Nov. 18

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with Storytelling and More
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Belonging To The Army by Holly Mayer

Belonging to the Army

This excerpt by Holly Mayer introduces different types of camp followers and the services they provided to the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War
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