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Philly Improv Theater Brings Hit Show to History After-Hours Event, Nov. 19

Discover how Irish soldier Richard St. George used “comedy” sketching to cope with his life experiences during and after the Revolutionary War at History After Hours.
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The British Are Coming Back! Historic Sites Commemorate 240th Anniversary of British Occupation of Philadelphia

You know that Philadelphia was the capital city during the Revolutionary War, but did you know that it was seized by the British in 1777 and occupied for nine long months? And did you know that Independence Hall – where the Declaration of Independence was adopted in 1776 – was later used as a prison for American officers?
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Award-Winning Harvard Historian Jane Kamensky to Discuss New Book as Part of “Read the Revolution” Series, Oct. 18

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Museum Honors Nation's Veterans During Veterans Day Weekend

To commemorate Veterans Day 2019, the Museum of the American Revolution is hosting a series of events and activities to honor America’s first veterans and those who continue to serve our country today.
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Politics, Porcelain and Revolution: A Discussion and Demonstration with Ceramicist Michelle Erickson

Michelle Erickson is joining the museum to showcase her scholarship and craftsmanship with a special evening program and a live ceramic demonstration.
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Never-Before-Displayed Sword of Revolutionary War Colonel Donated to Museum

A silver-hilted American small sword owned and used by Colonel Jonathan Pettibone (1710-1776) of Simsbury, Connecticut, during the Revolutionary War was donated to the Museum of the American Revolution today. The never-before-displayed sword was donated by a descendent of Pettibone and his family. The sword will be displayed at the Museum beginning in 2018.
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Philadelphia Jazz Project to Perform a Lyrical MLK Celebration at the Museum of the American Revolution, Jan. 19

Vocalists and musicians from the Philadelphia Jazz Project presented “We Shall: A Lyrical MLK Celebration” at the Museum on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019.
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Meet the Props Designer Behind Broadway’s Hamilton Musical at Halloween-Themed History After Hours Event, Oct. 23

From creating hand-drawn war maps and hand-carved colonial candlesticks to producing a live flame onstage as Eliza Hamilton burns her husband’s letters, Props Master Jay Duckworth is the man behind the magic of Broadway’s smash hit Hamilton: An American Musical.
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Dueling Pottery Wheels, Conservation Demonstrations and Crafts at Ceramics-Themed “History After Hours” Event, Nov. 13

Philadelphia earned a reputation in the 1700’s as the capital city of craft, and the city’s maker movement is still alive and well today. On Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 5 – 8 p.m., the Museum of the American Revolution’s Ceramics in the City-themed History After Hours event will celebrate the craftspeople, artisans, and artificers who made the Revolution possible and those who continue to make Philadelphia a hub for the handmade.
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Who Tells Your Story? Explore Untold Stories from Black History at Museum’s “History After Hours”

In the pop-up museum visitors will learn about Philadelphia's African- American community during the Revolutionary era and explore untold histories
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