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Philly Jazz Project We Shall 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend 2023 at the Museum

January 14-16, 2023
Honor the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over MLK Weekend at the Museum to discover the ongoing legacy of the American Revolution.
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This image depicts the book cover of Masquerade: The Life and Times of Deborah Sampson, Continental Soldier by Alfred F. Young. The background is a pale yellow. There are images of eight continental soldiers. The middle soldier is the largest and is colored pink. The other soldiers surround this one in varies positions and are colored blue.

Masquerade

Read an excerpt from late historian Alfred F. Young's book, Masquerade: The Life and Times of Deborah Sampson, Continental Soldier.
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Success to the Triphena Punch Bowl

Member Morning: A Revolutionary City Talk

January 7, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
Join fellow Museum Members for a 45-minute talk that explores Revolutionary Philadelphia through the journey of a punch bowl uncovered in an archaeological dig on the site of the Museum.
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A Museum staff member views a painting in the Liberty exhibit

Art and Our Understanding of the Revolution

January 13, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Educators participating in this free workshop will learn about how imagery influences the way we think about the Revolution and how you can teach your own students to analyze artwork as part of their own investigations of the Revolutionary era.
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Museum of the American Revolution

Celebrate July 4th Weekend with Special Exhibits, Events, and Activities for All Ages, July 1 – 5

Enjoy special exhibits, events, and activities for all ages at the Museum of the American Revolution during Fourth of July Weekend from Friday, July 1 – Tuesday, July 5, 2022.
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Book cover for Freedom's Prophet by Richard Newman featuring a large scale portrait of Bishop Richard Allen.

Freedom's Prophet

Read an excerpt from Richard S. Newman's book, Freedom’s Prophet: Bishop Richard Allen, the AME Church, and the Black Founding Fathers.
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Celebrate the Museum’s Third Birthday on April 19 – Virtually!

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A painting of Washington at the Battle of Princeton, 1777
Courtesy Don Troiani

10 Crucial Days Liberty Exhibit Scavenger Hunt

Using paintings by artist Don Troiani of the Battles of Trenton and Princeton, complete a scavenger hunt about objects and people from the 10 Crucial Days.
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Meet James Forten cover image featuring actor Nathan Alford-Tate.

"Meet James Forten" Performance

Watch the Museum's first-person theatrical performance about James Forten’s early life, written by local playwright Marissa Kennedy and performed by actor Nathan Alford-Tate.
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Panelists Errin Haines and Dr. Jesse McCarthy to Discuss “A Way Forward” During Forum on Racial Understanding Hosted with the Dennis Farm, Feb. 25

In partnership with the Museum of the American Revolution, the Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust will present the sixth annual Lonaé A. Moore Forum, “It Begins with Each of Us: Fostering Racial Understanding." The theme of this year's forum is "A Way Forward" with a focus on how to make sure the full stories of our nation’s past, including the contributions of people of African descent, are told today.
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