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With Gift From The Church of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints, Museum of the American Revolution Secures More Than $100 Million in Funding

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced a gift of $1.5 million from The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints.
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Museum Wins Bronze-Level MUSE Award from American Alliance of Museums for “Finding Freedom” Online Experience

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it has been recognized as part of the 22nd annual Media & Technology MUSE Awards, presented by the Media & Technology Professional Network of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM).
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Award-Winning Harvard Historian Jane Kamensky to Discuss New Book as Part of “Read the Revolution” Series, Oct. 18

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18th-Century Philadelphia-Made Slipware Ceramics Found During Archaeological Excavation to be Exhibited for the First Time

A remarkable assemblage of 18th-century slipware ceramics uncovered during an archaeological excavation in Philadelphia will be revealed to the public for the first time. Nearly a dozen pieces of slipware, a form of decorative lead-glazed pottery, will be on view at the 2018 New York Ceramics & Glass Fair from Thursday, Jan. 18 – Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at Bohemian National Hall in Manhattan.
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Lenfest Award Presented to Acclaimed Filmmaker Ken Burns at the Museum of the American Revolution

Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns presented with the Gerry Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award at the Museum of the American Revolution.
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Explore Revolutionary-Era Holidays on the Homefront with Festive Music, Snowy Stories, and More during Winter Break, Dec. 26 – 31

Winter Break at the Museum of the American Revolution, Dec. 26-31
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“Holy Grail” of American Ceramics Found During Archaeological Excavation of New Museum Site in Philadelphia

At first glance it may seem unassuming, but a small, white bowl uncovered during an archaeological excavation in Philadelphia has thrilled the ceramics world. The bowl marks the first physical proof of American-made true, hard-paste porcelain ever found.
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Only Two Weeks Remain to See “Among His Troops” Exhibit, On View Through Presidents Day Feb. 19

Only two weeks remain to see a recently discovered watercolor painting from the Revolutionary War at the Museum of the American Revolution. The 235-year-old, seven-foot panoramic painting is the centerpiece of the special exhibit Among His Troops: Washington’s War Tent in a Newly Discovered Watercolor, which runs through Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018.
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Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia exhibit graphic featuring a portrait of James Forten.

"Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia" Special Exhibition Officially Opens Feb. 11, During Black History Month

The Museum of the American Revolution’s groundbreaking new special exhibition, "Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia," will officially open to the public on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023, during Black History Month.
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Newly Discovered Watercolor Featuring Washington’s War Tent Anchors Limited-Run Exhibit “Among His Troops,” Jan. 13 – Feb. 19

On Jan. 13, the Museum of the American Revolution will unveil a newly discovered watercolor painting from the Revolutionary War as the centerpiece of a limited-run exhibit from Jan. 13 – Feb. 19, 2018. The 235-year-old, seven-foot panoramic painting depicts the Continental Army’s 1782 encampment at Verplanck’s Point in New York’s Hudson Valley. It includes the only known depiction of General George Washington’s headquarters tent in the field – the very tent that is dramatically presented at the Museum.
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