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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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It reads "Carl M. Buckhholz Memorial Lecture 2022 featuring Dr. Danielle Allen". There is a photo of Dr. Danielle Allen and her book, Our Declaration.

2022 Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture with Dr. Danielle Allen

January 27, 2022 from 6-7 p.m.
Political theorist and author Dr. Danielle Allen will join the Museum of the American Revolution as the distinguished lecturer for the fourth Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture.
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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 costumed living history interpreter demonstrates sewing a sail.

Makers of Revolutionary Philadelphia Living History Day

May 20, 2023
Join several historical tradespeople at the Museum to do hands-on crafts and activities, see demonstrations of 18th-century skills and trades, and meet the people who made the Revolution in 1770s Philadelphia.
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Makers of Revolutionary Philadelphia Living History Day 2024

May 18, 2024
Join several historical tradespeople at the Museum to do hands-on crafts and activities, see demonstrations of 18th-century skills and trades, and meet the people who made the Revolution in 1770s Philadelphia.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Kari Winter and Rhonda Brace

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Kari Winter featuring Rhonda Brace

February 17, 2022 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Historian Dr. Kari J. Winter will discuss the rare and powerful memoir of Jeffrey Brace, an enslaved man who won his freedom through service during the Revolutionary War, before being joined by Brace descendent and family historian, Rhonda Brace.
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Signs and Symbols of the American Revolution

April 14, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free teacher workshop, 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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An actor depicting James Forten. He has a rope and is wearing a hat. He is glancing away from the camera

James Forten: Growing up in the Revolution

October 27, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
What was it like to grow up during the Revolution? Join Museum educators as we discover the story of young revolutionary James Forten and how he – and other children and teens – experienced this turbulent time.
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