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Enjoy a “Revolutionary Staycation” and Discover Regional Sites Where History Was Made, Aug. 20

Representatives from historic sites and landmarks from across Philadelphia and its surrounding countryside will gather at the Museum of the American Revolution to highlight stories told at their location with activities, replica objects, and takeaways.
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Historian Joanne Freeman to Discuss New Book on Congressional Violence and How it Helped Spark Civil War, Oct. 18

Extreme political polarization, splintered political parties, and a dysfunctional Congress could be ripped from today’s headlines, but prolific author, scholar, and Yale University historian Joanne Freeman argues that they have a long and ominous history.
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Museum of the American Revolution Appoints Dr. R. Scott Stephenson President and CEO

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the appointment of Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, currently Vice President of Collections, Exhibitions, and Programming for the Museum, as President and CEO, effective Nov. 1, 2018. Since 2007, Stephenson has led the development of the Museum’s award-winning exhibitions, multimedia experiences, and educational programming, as well as overseeing the care and expansion of its rich collection of art and artifacts.
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Author and Historian Virginia DeJohn Anderson Explores the Intertwining Lives of a Revolutionary Spy and Loyalist

Author and historian Virginia DeJohn Anderson will discuss her most recent book, The Martyr and the Traitor, at the museum.
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Celebrate St. Andrew’s Day with a Celtic Concert and Storytelling about Scottish Heritage and the American Revolution

Celebrate St. Andrew’s Day at the Museum with a Celtic Concert and Storytelling About Scottish Heritage and the American Revolution
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Celebrate Revolutionary Women During Women’s History Month

Celebrate Revolutionary women with special programs, workshops, and musical performances highlighting the essential roles women played in the Revolution.
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Cheyney McKnight interacts with a young guest in Revolution Place for the Museum's Meet the Revolution program in 2019.

‘Meet the Revolution’ Series Sheds Light on the Lives of Revolutionary-Era Black Women and Men this Summer

This summer, four Black costumed living history interpreters will join the Museum of the American Revolution for short-term residencies to portray and discuss free and enslaved craftspeople of African descent through hands-on demonstrations, storytelling, and conversation.
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Watch (and Learn!) Irish Social Dances at “A Winter’s Ball,” Jan. 21

Fall into step and join in a traditional Irish ceilidh, a social gathering with dancing and storytelling, at A Winter’s Ball
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Make it a Revolutionary Summer at the Museum of the American Revolution

Escape “the melting Heats of a Philadelphia Summer” (John Adams) at the Museum of the American Revolution with extended hours, family-friendly activities, History After Hours evening events, and new guided tours of the Museum and its historic neighborhood. And enjoy special weekend-long events in celebration of Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day.
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Museum of the American Revolution Set to Reopen Sept. 3, with Special Member Access Beginning August 20

The Museum of the American Revolution is scheduled to reopen to the general public on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, with special access for Museum Members beginning Thursday, August 20. To ensure the safest and most enjoyable experience, the Museum has implemented new health and safety measures, including reduced capacity, advance online ticket purchasing, and enhanced sanitizing and cleaning protocols.
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