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October 2018 Educator Open House in the Galleries

Member Morning: Gallery Highlights Tour for New Members

October 1, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.
Join fellow new Museum Members for a 60-minute guided highlights tour of the Museum's core exhibit galleries.
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Witness to Revolution Big Ideas

Explore these short framing essays to learn about the complexities of the Revolutionary era and other periods in American history through the story of General George Washington’s headquarters tent.
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WATCH: Read the Revolution with Caitlin Fitz

Watch the Museum's archived video of Caitlin Fitz's June 2020 virtual discussion on her book, Our Sister Republics: The United States in an Age of American Revolutions.
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Newly Discovered Panoramic Watercolor Painting Reveals Only Known Wartime Depiction of Washington’s War Tent

The recent discovery of a 235-year-old, seven-foot panoramic painting offers an invaluable glimpse into the Revolutionary War. The sweeping watercolor painting of the fall 1782 Continental Army encampment at Verplanck’s Point, New York, contains the only known wartime depiction of General Washington’s headquarters tent, his command center throughout the war.
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Historical Timeline

Learn more about the history of Washington's War Tent from Revolutionary War battlefields to its permanent home at the Museum.
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Young Friends Tour of Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War

March 26, 2022 from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Young Friends of the Museum are invited for a free guided tour of our special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War.
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Explore the Life and Legacy of George Washington and the Diverse People of His 18th-Century World during Presidents Day Weekend, Feb. 18-20

During Presidents Day Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution, Saturday, Feb. 18 through Monday, Feb. 20, 2023, explore the life, leadership, and legacy of our nation’s first president, George Washington, and the diverse range of people with whom he interacted. Through hands-on demonstrations, discovery carts, pop-up talks, crafts, and more, discover lesser-known stories from Washington’s 18th-century world.
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Three students from the Museum's Living History Youth Summer Institute pose for a photo in from the Museum's recreated George Washington's tent in Clark Park.

Museum’s Living History Youth Summer Institute Returns in July and August

This summer marks the return of the Museum of the American Revolution’s Living History Youth Summer Institute, a six-week intensive course for young adults interested in interpreting the lives of people of African ancestry in the Revolutionary era. This year’s program, which runs from July 5, 2023 – August 11, 2023, introduces eight participants to the museum field and the world of costumed historical interpretation, with a focus on enslaved and free people of African descent.
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Member December: Free Early Access Tour of Core Galleries

December 18, 2021 at 9, 9:20, and 9:40 a.m.
Museum Members are invited to join us for a complimentary early access tour of our core galleries during one of three morning timeslots.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Jessica Millward

WATCH: Read the Revolution with Jessica Millward

Watch the Museum's archived video of Jessica Millward's January 2021 virtual discussion on her book, Finding Charity's Folk: Enslaved and Free Black Women in Maryland.
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