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Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend

January 15-18, 2021
Join us in-person and online to honor the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over MLK Weekend.
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Seeing the Other Side

February 2, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
This free teacher workshop will introduce educators to sources representing diverse perspectives from King George III and Parliament to merchants and common soldiers.
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Halloween Weekend with the Museum

October 30-31, 2021
This Halloween weekend, join the Museum for family-friendly frights and fun, including turnip-carving demos, Revolutionary jack-o-lantern stencils, and more.
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A man and woman, wearing masks, enjoy exploring the galleries.

Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend at the Museum

January 15-17, 2022
Join the Museum onsite and online to honor the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over MLK Weekend.
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Jeff Fusco

Signs and Symbols of the American Revolution

December 15, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Educators are invited to join this free workshop as we encounter specific examples of 18th-century imagery and consider how signs and symbols can be used both as a pathway to historical content and a bridge to the contemporary era.
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World Affairs and the Enduring Revolution: Women’s Rights

The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia and the Museum of the American Revolution presented a panel discussion examining women's rights from the 1770s to today.
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Ona Judge Virtual "Walking" Tour

Hear the extraordinary story of Ona Judge and visit the sites that played a part in her journey towards freedom with Museum educator Michael Idriss.
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"Meet Richard St. George" Performance

Watch the original first-person theatrical performance portraying Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, produced in conjunction with our special exhibit, Cost of Revolution.
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Unit 4: Support for Independence

Introduce students to the motivations that different people had for supporting independence and show them how support for independence was a last resort for many.
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Karl Gottlieb Schweikart, Portrait of Tadeusz Kościuszko, National Museum in Warsaw

Thaddeus Kościuszko Virtual Walking Tour

Learn more about one of Poland’s most famous national heroes, Thaddeus Kościuszko, his contributions to the American Revolution, and his influence right here in Philadelphia.
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