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Indigenous Peoples Weekend featured tradional Oneida Dancers

Indigenous Peoples Weekend at the Museum

October 8-10, 2022
Join us at the Museum and online to explore Native American history, culture, and their role in the American Revolution, as part of our annual Indigenous Peoples Weekend celebration.
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Sketch by Gabriel Bray called A View Of Apolonia
Courtesy of National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.

Sierra Leone and the American Revolution

Examine the role Sierra Leone played in the American Revolution, who Sierra Leone's major players were, and additional resources to continue learning more.
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WATCH: Read the Revolution with Stephen Brumwell

Watch the Museum's archived video of Stephen Brumwell's January 2020 discussion on his book, Turncoat: Benedict Arnold and the Crisis of American Liberty.
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Color a Revolutionary Thank You for Memorial Day

Download, print, and color a coloring page from the Museum, based on Washington's Standard, with a special message of gratitude for service members.
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Library of Congress

The Netherlands and the American Revolution

Examine the role the Netherlands played in the American Revolution, who the major Dutch players were, and additional resources to continue learning more.
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Silhouette artist T.J. Steussy shows a young visitor his silhouette during Winter Weekends at the Museum.

Silhouette Art's Unique Connection to Revolutionary-era Philadelphia

Silhouette artist Ted Stuessy explores a brief history of the artform and its unique connection to the Peale Museum in Revolutionary-era Philadelphia.
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A Museum educator dressed in 18th century clothing shows visitors the Museum's handsewn silk replica of Washington's Standard flag.

Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

March 3, 2024, from 9-10:30 a.m.
Experience the Museum galleries in a calm, crowd-free environment featuring sound and lighting adjustments, limited crowds, no films, and other accommodations geared toward audiences with sensory sensitivities.
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A mother holding her young daughter view Washington's camp bed on display in the Witness to Revolution exhibit.

Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

June 9, 2024, from 9-10:30 a.m.
Experience the Museum galleries in a calm, crowd-free environment featuring sound and lighting adjustments, limited crowds, no films, and other accommodations geared toward audiences with sensory sensitivities.
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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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Priceless Diamond Eagle of the Society of the Cincinnati Worn by George Washington Now Displayed in Philadelphia for the First Time

The Diamond Eagle — an exquisite jewel-encrusted medal owned and worn by George Washington — is now on display in Philadelphia for the first time since it was presented to Washington in this city 233 years ago.
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