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Portrait of William Shakespeare from the collection of the National Portrait Gallery in London.
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Founders' Writings on Their Admiration of William Shakespeare

Take a look at the deep appreciation many founders, like George Washington, John and Abigail Adams, and Thomas Jefferson, had for William Shakespeare and their recurring citations of his work.
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Can We Memorialize Historical Figures Without Glorifying Atrocities? Museum Hosts Panel During Indigenous Peoples Celebration

This Columbus Day weekend, the Museum of the American Revolution will host an Indigenous Peoples Celebration from Thursday, Oct. 4 – Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in partnership with the Oneida Indian Nation. The celebration of indigenous peoples and cultures will include performances by Oneida Indian Nation dancers, demonstrations by native craftspeople, and an evening panel discussion.
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It’s Hamiltime! Enjoy Double the Hamilton with Exhibits at the Museum of the American Revolution and National Constitution Center

Move over, New York! Hamilton mania has descended on Philly. Even before the smash hit Broadway musical comes to town next year, Hamil-fans can get their fix with two exhibits that perfectly complement each other and are accessible with one discounted ticket.
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Resources & Opportunities for Students

We support student learning and excitement about the Revolution through a diverse set of resources and educational opportunities.
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Declare Your Independence at the Museum of the American Revolution’s July 4th Weekend Celebration

From Saturday, June 30 – Wednesday, July 4, 2018, explore the Declaration's history and continuing legacy at the Museum of the American Revolution with special programs and activities for all ages. Throughout the weekend, visitors and passersby can declare how they are carrying forward the ideals of the American Revolution by adding a personalized ribbon to a flag-shaped “Declarations Wall” on the Museum’s outdoor plaza. Inside, visitors can sign their name to a giant Declaration of Independence in the Museum’s rotunda and take home a complimentary pocket-sized Declaration of Independence.
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History Explorers

As a History Explorer, meet with Museum staff and special guests to play games, make art, hear stories, solve riddles, and explore the people, places, and events of the American Revolution.
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Historian Dr. Caitlin Fitz to Discuss Latin American Independence and the American Revolution in Free Virtual Event June 30

Author and historian Dr. Caitlin Fitz will discuss her award-winning first book, Our Sister Republics: The United States in an Age of American Revolutions, in a virtual conversation with Museum President and CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
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Celebrate Revolutionary Women During Women’s History Month

Celebrate Revolutionary women with special programs, workshops, and musical performances highlighting the essential roles women played in the Revolution.
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Portraits from Australia and Ireland to Anchor 2019-2020 Exhibit "Cost of Revolution"

Next fall, the Museum of the American Revolution will present its first international loan exhibition, Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier, anchored by two significant portraits. Painted by English artist Thomas Gainsborough and Irish artist Hugh Douglas Hamilton, the portraits are on loan to the Museum from Australia’s National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne) and the National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin, respectively.
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Founding Mothers by Cokie Roberts

Founding Mothers

Read this excerpt from Cokie Roberts that offers a comprehensive look at the many roles women played in American Revolutionary War.
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