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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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Historian Holger Hoock Examines America’s Shockingly Violent Inception, May 8

Historian and author Holger Hoock shatters the myth that the American Revolution was a tame affair carried out by statesmen in drawing rooms. In his “original, thought-provoking” (Wall Street Journal) recent book Scars of Independence: America’s Violent Birth (Crown, 2017), Hoock shows that the Revolution was not only a high-minded battle over principles, but also a profoundly violent civil war.
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Museum of the American Revolution Installs Bronze Sculptural Panels Depicting Iconic Revolutionary Moments

The finishing touches are being put on the new Museum of the American Revolution prior to its grand opening on April 19! On April 1, two large-scale (20’ x 40’) bronze sculptural panels were installed in the Museum’s outdoor plaza along Chestnut Street. The sculptures, which weigh in at 1500lbs. each, depict iconic paintings from the American Revolution.
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Museum of the American Revolution Announces New Director of Collections and Exhibitions Dr. Aimee E. Newell

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Historical Fiction "Remembers the Ladies," Bringing to Life the Harrowing Days of 18th-Century Boston: Museum of the American Revolution Presents the Author of "The Midwife's Revolt"

Jodi Daynard will discuss her book, "The Midwife’s Revolt," in a public program presented by the Museum of the American Revolution.
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19th-Century Painting of Washington and Rochambeau at Siege of Yorktown Installed at Museum

A restored mid-19th-century copy of a painting depicting George Washington and French general Rochambeau during the last major battle of America’s Revolutionary War has been installed at the Museum of the American Revolution. The painting will be prominently displayed when the Museum opens to the public on April 19.
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The British Are Back! Living History Event on November 6 Recreates the British Occupation of Philadelphia

In the fall of 1777, Philadelphia was seized by the British and occupied for nine long months. The Museum of the American Revolution will recreate this little-known time in our city’s history as part of its annual living history event Occupied Philadelphia on Saturday, November 6, 2021, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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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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Author and Historian Judith Van Buskirk to Explore the Lives and Stories of African American Revolutionaries, Feb. 1

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Museum Tickets Go on Sale Feb. 22, George Washington’s 285th Birthday

In honor of George Washington's 285th birthday, general admission tickets to the new Museum of the American Revolution will go on sale on Wednesday, Feb. 22. The Museum officially opens to the public on April 19.
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