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An actor depicting James Forten. He has a rope and is wearing a hat. He is glancing away from the camera

James Forten: Growing up in the Revolution

October 27, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
What was it like to grow up during the Revolution? Join Museum educators as we discover the story of young revolutionary James Forten and how he – and other children and teens – experienced this turbulent time.
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Educator Open House

Virtual Educator Open House

October 7, 2021 from 6-8 p.m.
Join us online to meet our School Programs and Group Sales teams and see how the Museum's exciting slate of digital resources can help further engage your classroom about the American Revolution.
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Hero Of Two Worlds by Mike Duncan book featuring a portrait of Marquis de Lafayette.

Hero of Two Worlds

Read an excerpt from Mike Duncan's best-selling book, Hero of Two Worlds: The Marquis de Lafayette in the Age of Revolution.
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A father holds his child as they look at the Forten family tree in the Museum's Black Founders exhibit.

Juneteenth Weekend 2023 at the Museum

June 17-19, 2023
Explore the continuing struggle for equality for all and join the Museum to celebrate Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States.
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Shot Heard 'Round the World Commemoration and the Museum's Birthday Celebration

April 16-19, 2021
Join the Museum on-site and online to commemorate the anniversary of the “shot heard ‘round the world” that ignited the Revolutionary War on April 19, 1775.
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Museum Wins Prestigious 2022 AASLH Award of Excellence for “When Women Lost the Vote” Special Exhibition

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it has been recognized with a 2022 Award of Excellence from the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) for its 2020-2021 special exhibition When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807, which explored the little-known story of women and free people of color legally voting in New Jersey following the Revolutionary War.
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Museum Marks 155th Anniversary of Juneteenth Virtually, June 19

On Friday, June 19, the Museum will celebrate the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, a celebration of the legal abolition of slavery in the United States, and will explore the continuing struggle for equality.
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Visitors of the Museum of the American Revolution in the Liberty Tree gallery which features a Liberty Tree
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Making the Revolution Relevant

March 23, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
This free teacher workshop will examine real and replica artifacts and images, analyze primary sources, and engage in discussion to meaningfully tie the American Revolution to the present day.
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Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today

June 12 - September 6, 2021
The Museum's summer 2021 exhibit showcased dozens of rare American flags alongside historic early state constitutions and the first printing of the proposed U.S. Constitution of 1787 to shed light on the triumphs and tensions that the United States faced as new states joined the Union.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend

January 15-18, 2021
Join us in-person and online to honor the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over MLK Weekend.
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