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Museum of the American Revolution Wins PA Museums Statewide Institutional Award of Merit

The Museum will receive an Institutional Award of Merit from PA Museums at the association’s Annual Statewide Museum Conference for Revolution Place.
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Museum Curator to be Featured on TLC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?” with Scott Foley, April 10

Dr. R. Scott Stephenson lent his deep expertise in American history to the Sunday, April 10, edition of TLC’s acclaimed series, “Who Do You Think You Are?”
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Can You Dig It? “Trash Talk” Archaeology-Themed Event July 17, Part of Museum’s History After Hours Series

On Tuesday, July 17, from 5 – 8 p.m., the Museum will host “Trash Talk,” an archaeology-themed evening event that will explore the findings from the archaeological excavation of the Museum’s site prior to the building’s construction.
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Bring the Whole Family to the Museum this Thanksgiving Weekend, Nov. 26 – 28

Over Thanksgiving Weekend from Friday, November 26 – Sunday, November 28, 2021, join the Museum of the American Revolution to explore the new special exhibition Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War, make your own ornament in a wintery Revolution Place discovery center, and grab a seasonal drink from Cross Keys Café as you shop for the perfect holiday gift in the Museum Shop.
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Museum Releases New Book on Discovery of Revolutionary-Era Watercolor Depicting George Washington’s War Tent

A new book released by the Museum of the American Revolution provides a rare eyewitness view into the Revolutionary War.
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Celebrate George Washington’s Birthday this Presidents Day Weekend

In 2019, the Museum of the American Revolution celebrated Washington’s 287th birthday with festivities throughout Presidents Day Weekend.
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Create Your Own Superpowered Historical Figure During “Cartooning Around” Workshop, Dec. 29

Create your own historically inspired comic book superhero during "Cartooning Around," a special workshop geared toward young readers.
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How Can Augmented Reality Enhance Public History? Panel Discussion with West Point, April 20

How can one of technology’s most cutting-edge advances – augmented reality – bring to life centuries-old stories from the American Revolution? On Friday, April 20, 2018 at 1:30 p.m., cadets from the United States Military Academy will join the Museum of the American Revolution for a discussion on using digital technologies to energize public history.
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Last Chance to See George Washington’s “Disappearing” Blue Sash

When George Washington first took command of the Continental Army in 1775, there was no standard uniform or insignia for officers, much less for the Commander-in-Chief. He needed something to distinguish himself from other officers. But what? The item he chose, a blue silk sash, or ribbon, worn across his chest, is currently on display at the Museum of the American Revolution until Oct. 9.
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Experience the Opulence of 18th-Century Irish Entertainment with Evening Concert, Dec. 4

Immerse yourself in the music of 18th-century Dublin, as The Practitioners & Ornaments of Musick present “Music Beyond the Fanlight: An 18th-Century Dublin Entertainment.”
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