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Replica Pinball or round pincushion sewn at an Artisan Workshop.

SOLD OUT | Artisan Workshop: Make a Pinball

January 11, 18, 25, 2023 (3 weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
Join us for this three-part virtual Artisan Workshop to learn about 18th-century fashion and how to make your own embroidered “pinball,” a spherical pincushion, based on original examples.
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Inside the Declaration of Independence gallery featuring a copy of the Declaration of Independence

AmRev Seminar: Everyday Life in the Revolutionary Era

March 7, 14, 21, 28, & April 4, 2024, (five weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this interactive seminar on Thursday evenings in March led by Dr. Tyler Putman, investigate everyday life during the Revolutionary War through readings, virtual talks and tours, and class discussion.
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SOLD OUT | AmRev Seminar: The American Revolution After 1783

March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2023 (5 weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this interactive seminar, explore how the Revolutionary generation struggled in the years after the war ended to shape a new country through readings, virtual talks and tours, and class discussion.
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Local Business Leaders Join the Museum to Explore Philadelphia’s Legacy of Black Entrepreneurship at Evening Panel Discussion, Oct. 19

A panel of five Philadelphia-based Black business leaders will join the Museum of the American Revolution on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2023, from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. for “AmRev Presents: A Black Founders Legacy of Entrepreneurship,” a panel discussion on the history of Black entrepreneurship in Philadelphia. Panelists will explore the experiences of contemporary Black business owners and draw connections to those of James Forten, a successful Black sailmaker and entrepreneur whose life and legacy is chronicled in the Museum’s special exhibit Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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Themed field trips and classroom-based programs provide educators and students the opportunity to take an in-depth look at the rich and complicated American Revolutionary era.
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Ray Halbritter, Leader of the Oneida Indian Nation, Joins Museum President and CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson for AmRev360 Episode

On the heels of the successful campaign to retire the former name and mascot of the NFL’s Washington Football Team, Ray Halbritter joined the Museum of the American Revolution for a virtual conversation about his role in leading the “Change the Mascot” movement. The conversation also explored the history of the Oneida Indian Nation, the difference between celebration and commemoration, and the importance of a diverse, nuanced telling of our nation’s history.
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Discovering Black Voters in Early New Jersey

Discovering Black Voters in Early New Jersey: A Virtual Visit with Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills

February 25, 2021 from 6-7:15 p.m.
Join the Museum and Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum's Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills for a virtual discussion on early Black voters, like Ephraim Hagerman, found on an 1801 New Jersey poll list.
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Image 092120 Revolutioanry Generation Photos Wall Veterans Of The American Revolution

SOLD OUT | AmRev Seminar: The American Revolution After 1783

Feb. 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28, 2023 (5 weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this newly added interactive seminar, explore how the Revolutionary generation struggled in the years after the war ended to shape a new country through readings, virtual talks and tours, and class discussion.
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A father holds his child as they look at the Forten family tree in the Museum's Black Founders exhibit.

Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia

February 11 - November 26, 2023
Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia explored the story of James Forten and his descendants as they navigated the American Revolution and cross-racial relationships in Philadelphia to later become leaders in the abolition movement in the lead-up to the Civil War.
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A painting of Victory or Death, Advanced on Trenton
Courtesy Don Troiani

Frozen in Time: Winter Scenes Tour from Trego to Troiani

December 30, 2021 from 6-7 p.m.
Museum Members are invited to join an online gallery tour and interactive discussion with Museum Curator of Collections Mark A. Turdo and education staff live from a new display of William Trego’s famous March to Valley Forge to Don Troiani’s Advance to Trenton.
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