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Katelyn Appiah-Kubi portrays Elizabeth Freeman wearing a blue dress with white apron and hat.

Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend 2024 at the Museum

January 13-15, 2024
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 and learn what it takes to change the world.
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Opening Weekend: When Women Lost the Vote

October 2-4, 2020
Join the Museum for the opening weekend of the opening of our groundbreaking special exhibition.
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Artist John Wind stands next to his piece depicting Baron von Steuben in the Museum's second-floor Oneida Nation Atrium.
Christopher Tyler Studio

John Y. Wind Artist Talks & Philadelphia Freedom Band Performance

June 22, 2024, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join the Museum for a special musical performance by the Philadelphia Freedom Band and artist talks in conjunction with Whiskey Rebellion, a special installation by contemporary artist John Y. Wind.
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A daguerreotype portrait of Black musician and composer Francis "Frank" Johnson.
courtesy of The Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Frank Johnson & His Celebrated Band of Black Musicians: A Concert & Roundtable Discussion

April 6, 2024, from 12-1:30 p.m.
Join CUNY Hunter College's Tyler Diaz at the Museum for a live concert and discussion to learn about legendary bandleader Francis Johnson and the music of Black musicians in early 19th-century Philadelphia.
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A visitor holds a miniature version of George Washington's standard flag in front of photographs of people from the Revolutionary generation who lived into the age of photography.

Veterans Day Weekend at the Museum

November 11-13, 2022
This Veterans Day and Veterans Day weekend, join the Museum in honoring America’s first veterans as well as those who have served and continue to serve the nation today. Throughout the weekend, the Museum will offer free admission to those currently serving in the military, veterans, and Blue Star Families, courtesy of Comcast NBCUniversal.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Jessica Millward

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Jessica Millward

January 28, 2021 from 6-7:15 p.m.
Dr. Jessica Millward will join the Museum to discuss her recent book, Finding Charity's Folk, and how slavery, freedom, and liberation were intertwined in the experiences of African American women in the Revolutionary era.
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Presidents Day Weekend 2024: Witness to Revolution Exhibit Opening

February 17-19, 2024
Join us at the Museum over Presidents Day weekend for the opening of our newest special exhibition, Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent, as well as family-friendly crafts, activities, and more.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Cassandra Good

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Cassandra Good

March 9, 2021 from 6-7:15 p.m.
Join Dr. Cassandra A. Good as she shines a light on the men and women who took risks to form friendships with each other during the Revolutionary era in a discussion on her book, Founding Friendships.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Linda Colley

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Linda Colley

May 20, 2021 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Historian Linda Colley joins the Museum on May 20, 2021 to discuss her new book, The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen: Warfare, Constitutions, and the Making of the Modern World.
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Remember the Ladies Choral Premiere

"Remember the Ladies": The World Premiere of a New Choral Work by Dr. Melissa Dunphy

March 25, 2021 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Join the Museum and PhilHarmonia for the premiere of Dr. Melissa Dunphy's new choral work, "Remember the Ladies," inspired by Abigail Adams's famous letter, followed by a panel discussion.
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