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True Colours maker Ruth Hodges shows a young girl a reproduction American flag she sewed for the project.

Revolutionary Makers & Artisans: A Living History Event

May 14, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. & May 15, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join historical tradespeople at the Museum for hands-on activities and demonstrations of the skills and trades that made a Revolution in 1770s Philadelphia.
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Visitors of the Museum of the American Revolution in the Liberty Tree gallery which features a Liberty Tree
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AmRev Seminar: The American Revolution 101

January 4, 11, 18, 25, & February 1, 2024, (5 weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this online seminar on Thursday evenings in January, explore the four questions at the heart of the Museum's core experience to learn about the origins, events, and people of the American Revolution through readings, virtual talks and tours, and class discussion.
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MoAR Carved Pumpkins

Halloween Weekend at the Museum

October 29-30, 2022
This Halloween weekend, join us at the Museum for Revolutionary family-friendly frights and fun, including turnip-carving demonstrations, Revolutionary stencils for your jack-o-lantern, and more. Plus, children ages 12 and under who wear a costume on their visit get $2 off admission!
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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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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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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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A Museum curator talks to three guests in Witness to Revolution at the partial recreation of one end of Washington's tent.

Labor Day Weekend 2024 at the Museum

August 31 - September 2, 2024
Over Labor Day weekend, join the Museum to explore our Witness to Revolution special exhibit, participate in family-friendly activities and crafts, and more as we wrap up A Revolutionary Summer. Children 12 years old and younger will receive free Museum admission throughout the holiday weekend.
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