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Concord Bridge The Nineteenth of April, 1775 painting by Don Troiani in the Museum's Liberty exhibit.

Museum's 5th Anniversary Celebration & Shot Heard 'Round the World Commemoration

April 19-24, 2022
Join the Museum onsite and online to celebrate the Museum's fifth anniversary and to commemorate the anniversary of the “shot heard ‘round the world,” as Ralph Waldo Emerson later called it, that ignited the Revolutionary War on April 19, 1775.
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Acclaimed Filmmaker Ken Burns to Receive Lenfest Award at the Museum of the American Revolution, April 11

Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns will be presented with the Gerry Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award at gala at the Museum on April 11th.
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Enjoy the Music of 18th-Century Ireland this Holiday Season, Dec. 26-30

This holiday season, enjoy the “Sounds of the Irish Revolution” with a series of musical performances at the Museum of the American Revolution from Thursday, Dec. 26 – Monday, Dec. 30, 2019.
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An Evening with Occupied Philadelphia: His Royal Majesty’s Quizzo and Lantern Tour

November 5 from 5:30-8 p.m.
Young Friends and Museum Circle members are invited to join for a festive evening to kick off Occupied Philadelphia, the Museum’s annual living history weekend that recreates Philadelphia’s occupation by British troops in 1777-78 with neighborhood walking tours and family-friendly activities.
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A painting of Victory or Death, Advanced on Trenton
Courtesy Don Troiani

Frozen in Time: Winter Scenes Tour from Trego to Troiani

December 30, 2021 from 6-7 p.m.
Museum Members are invited to join an online gallery tour and interactive discussion with Museum Curator of Collections Mark A. Turdo and education staff live from a new display of William Trego’s famous March to Valley Forge to Don Troiani’s Advance to Trenton.
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Free Admission for Veterans and Military during Veterans Day Weekend

More than 200,000 people fought for American independence during the Revolutionary War. During Veterans Day Weekend, the Museum of the American Revolution will celebrate America’s first veterans as well as those that continue to serve our country today.
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Museum of the American Revolution Announces New Chief Philanthropy Officer Danielle T. Smereczynski

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the hiring of Danielle T. Smereczynski as Chief Philanthropy Officer, beginning February 1, 2022.
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Museum Renames Patriots Gallery as Eagles Gallery Through Super Bowl Sunday

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Newly Discovered Panoramic Watercolor Painting Reveals Only Known Wartime Depiction of Washington’s War Tent

The recent discovery of a 235-year-old, seven-foot panoramic painting offers an invaluable glimpse into the Revolutionary War. The sweeping watercolor painting of the fall 1782 Continental Army encampment at Verplanck’s Point, New York, contains the only known wartime depiction of General Washington’s headquarters tent, his command center throughout the war.
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Philadelphia Museums Loan Artwork to Palace of Versailles for Exhibition on France's Role in the American Revolution

In honor of the 240th anniversary of American Independence, the Museum of the American Revolution loaned a painting to the Palace of Versailles.
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