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Seeing the Other Side

April 21, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Educators are invited to join this free workshop that will introduce sources representing diverse perspectives from King George III and Parliament to merchants and common soldiers.
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Cannons Plaza Snow Building Exterior

Winter Weekends at the Museum

Saturdays & Sundays, December 3-4, 10-11, 17-18
Join us at the Museum on Saturdays and Sundays in December with cozy offerings for the whole family, including musical performances, a silhouette artist, and more.
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Museum Curator to be Featured on TLC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?” with Scott Foley, April 10

Dr. R. Scott Stephenson lent his deep expertise in American history to the Sunday, April 10, edition of TLC’s acclaimed series, “Who Do You Think You Are?”
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A watercolor depicts London, a person of African descent, with his trumpet lowered in his right hand. He is looking over his left shoulder toward a hill. On top of the hill, there is a fire and smoke. Running toward the hill are four British soldiers with their rifles pointed.

Finding Freedom Orientation & Case Study: London & Andrew (Virtual)

December 2, 2020 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free workshop, teachers can discover the Museum's new Finding Freedom online interactive feature and explore the resources and opportunities for using it in the classroom.
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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 Orientation and Case Study: Deborah and Eve (Virtual)

December 16, 2020 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free workshop, teachers can discover the Museum's new Finding Freedom online interactive feature and explore the resources and opportunities for using it in the classroom.
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A watercolor depicts Jack, a person of African descent, crouching down with a rifle in his right hand. His left hand is lying on a rock and he is overlooking the countryside.

Finding Freedom Orientation and Case Study: Jack (Virtual)

January 21, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free workshop, teachers can discover the Museum's new Finding Freedom online interactive feature and explore the resources and opportunities for using it in the classroom.
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Family of two looks at a Diorama in Revolution Place.

Father's Day Weekend: Revolution in Miniatures Presented by the Artist Preservation Group

June 18-19, 2022
During Father’s Day Weekend at the Museum, visitors can explore displays of miniature figures and scenes from the Revolutionary era created by approximately 50 painters and sculptors.
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Celebrate Legacy-Making Ladies During Women’s History Month at Museum’s History After Hours Event

History After Hours hosts an event celebrating the stories of women during the American Revolution in honor of Women's History Month.
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Campus Philly CollegeFest 2022 returns on September 10 and 11.

Campus Philly CollegeFest 2022

September 10 & 11, 2022
The Museum is proud to join a long list of some of Philadelphia's iconic sites and attractions, including museums, cultural institutions, and activities, all FREE for college students.
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Acclaimed Filmmaker Ken Burns to Receive “Gerry Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award” in April 2019

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns will receive the Gerry Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award in April 2019.
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