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Visitors of the Museum of the American Revolution in the Liberty Tree gallery which features a Liberty Tree
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Making the Revolution Relevant

March 23, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
This free teacher workshop will examine real and replica artifacts and images, analyze primary sources, and engage in discussion to meaningfully tie the American Revolution to the present day.
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Museum's Sixth Anniversary & Shot Heard 'Round the World Commemoration

April 19, 2023
Mark the Museum's sixth anniversary and the 248th anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord.
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Celebrate Military Spouse Appreciation Day at the Museum, May 11-12

The Museum of the American Revolution will celebrate National Military Spouse Appreciation Day on Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12 with special talks and tours about the roles of military families during the Revolutionary War. The programs kick off free Museum admission to Blue Star Families throughout the summer.
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Michael C. Quinn Steps Down as CEO After Distinguished Tenure

The Museum of the American Revolution announced today that Michael C. Quinn has resigned from his position as President and CEO after a distinguished six-year tenure. The Museum’s Board of Directors has named him President Emeritus in recognition of his indispensable role in planning and opening the nationally acclaimed institution.
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Making the Revolution Relevant

October 14, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Using the Museum’s Virtual Museum Tour as a core resource, and drawing on current events, participants in this workshop will examine real and replica artifacts and images, analyze primary sources, and engage in discussion with their peers and museum staff to come up with classroom-focused ideas for meaningfully tying the Revolution to the present day.
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Tempesta Di Mare Cello Recital

Tempesta di Mare Artist Recital Series: Cello Duets

October 3, 2021 from 3-5 p.m.
Tempesta di Mare's cellists, Lisa Terry and Eve Miller, will perform virtuosic duets from the French baroque and beyond by François Couperin, Martin Berteau, Jean-Louis Duport and James Offenbach.
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Making the Revolution Relevant Educator Workshop

March 14, 2023 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Educators participating in this free online workshop will examine real and replica artifacts and images, analyze primary sources, and engage in discussion tying the American Revolution to the present day.
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Finding Freedom tableau scene at the Museum depicting a British soldier of African descent trying to recruit a young boy of African descent to find freedom with the British army.

CANCELLED | African Americans in the Revolutionary Era

This onsite workshop has been cancelled.
Join educators in-person at the Museum for a workshop combining classroom instruction with gallery exploration as we discuss these questions and shares resources and records for learning and teaching.
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A watercolor depicts Deborah and Harry, with their backs to the viewer, aboard a ship setting sail for Nova Scotia. They look out on men and women in the streets fighting for their freedom, as the Americans won the war. Many people were fighting for a place on the ships that were evacuating Loyalists.

Finding Freedom

Explore the stories of African American men and women in war-torn Virginia with the Museum's award-winning Finding Freedom online interactive.
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Season of Independence Timeline

View a timeline of important dates and years from the Museum's Season of Independence interactive feature.
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