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Actor Nathan Alford-Tate depicts a sailor in a blue coat holding a sailmaking fid in our Meet James Forten first-person theatrical performance.

AmRev Presents: “Meet James Forten” Performance & Panel Discussion

February 10, 2022 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Experience the Museum's newest first-person theatrical performance, "Meet James Forten," exploring Forten’s life as a free Black Philadelphian, Revolutionary War privateer, and stalwart abolitionist, with a discussion to follow.
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MoAR Carved Pumpkins

Halloween Weekend with the Museum

October 30-31, 2021
This Halloween weekend, join the Museum for family-friendly frights and fun, including turnip-carving demos, Revolutionary jack-o-lantern stencils, and more.
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Guests with masks enjoy the images of Revolutionary War veterans.

Veterans Day Weekend with the Museum

November 11-14, 2021
This Veterans Day and Veterans Day Weekend, join the Museum onsite and online in honoring America’s first veterans as well as those who have served and continue to serve our nation today.
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Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia exhibit graphic featuring a portrait of James Forten.

Member Preview of Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia Special Exhibit

February 10, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Join us for the Members-only preview of our new exhibition Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia. Members will enjoy refreshments in our member lounge as well as timed access to the exhibition before it opens to the public.
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The Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier with a statue of George Washington in Washington Square Park in Philadelphia.

Memorial Day Weekend with the Museum

May 27-31, 2021
Join the Museum over Memorial Day Weekend to pay tribute on-site and online to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the Revolutionary War.
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A man and woman, wearing masks, enjoy exploring the galleries.

Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend at the Museum

January 15-17, 2022
Join the Museum onsite and online to honor the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over MLK Weekend.
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The five members of The Chivalrous Crickets musical group pose for a photo on a beach.

AmRev Presents: A Celtic Concert Celebrating St. Andrew’s Day

November 30, 2022 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Celebrate Scottish music and folk traditions, from the Scottish Highlands to the Appalachian Mountains, with an evening of storytelling and live music performed by Celtic-infused folk band, The Chivalrous Crickets.
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British red coats march past the Museum up Third Street as part of Occupied Philadelphia.

Occupied Philadelphia 2023

October 28-29, 2023
Join the Museum as we recreate the dark days of the British occupation of 1777-1778 with Occupied Philadelphia, our annual flagship living history event, in Old City.
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Tempesta Di Mare Cello Recital

Tempesta di Mare Artist Recital Series: Cello Duets

October 3, 2021 from 3-5 p.m.
Tempesta di Mare's cellists, Lisa Terry and Eve Miller, will perform virtuosic duets from the French baroque and beyond by François Couperin, Martin Berteau, Jean-Louis Duport and James Offenbach.
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A Museum educator shows a replica flag to a group of school students aboard the sloop in the Museum's core exhibition.

Spring Break 2024 at the Museum

March 23-April 7, 2024
March into spring break at the Museum to explore what life was like during the Revolutionary War with a new special exhibition, neighborhood walking tours, family-friendly crafts, in-gallery talks, and more for guests of all ages.
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