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Celebrate Native American History and Culture During Indigenous Peoples Weekend at the Museum, Oct. 9 - 11

Explore Native American history and culture at the Museum of the American Revolution during the Museum’s annual Indigenous Peoples Weekend celebration from Saturday, October 9 – Monday, October 11, 2021.
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Kalela Williams interacts with young guests at a Discovery Cart on the Museum's Plaza as part of our Meet the Revolution series.

Living History Youth Summer Institute

In the summer of 2022, the Museum will offer this inaugural program, a six-week intensive course for young adults interested in interpreting the lives of people of African ancestry in the Revolutionary era.
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This image depicts the book cover of Black Patriots and Loyalists: Fighting for Emancipation in the War for Independence by Alan Gilbert. The main title of the book is written on the left side of the book cover while the secondary title is written in a box on the top right of the cover. The portrait shows a Black patriot firing his rifle. He is surrounded by Redcoats. One redcoat is holding another who has been shot. There are gun shot wounds on his chest and his body is limp.

Black Patriots and Loyalists

This excerpt from Alan Gilbert details the creation of one of one of the most distinguished regiments comprised of both white and black soldiers.
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Finding Freedom tableau scene at the Museum depicting a British soldier of African descent trying to recruit a young boy of African descent to find freedom with the British army.

Juneteenth with the Museum

June 17-21, 2021
Explore the continuing struggle for equality for all and join the Museum to mark the anniversary of Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.
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Museum of the American Revolution Earns the Certified Autism Center Designation

The Museum of the American Revolution has earned the Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designation, granted by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES).
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Opening Weekend of "When Women Lost the Vote" Special Exhibition, Oct. 2-4

Register to Vote on the Museum’s Outdoor Plaza, Oct. 3-4 Cast a Ballot and Pose for a Photo at a Voting Selfie Station and Get an “I Vote” Sticker
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Highlights from the Museum of the American Revolution’s First Three Years

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This image shows the book cover of A Fools Errand: Creating the National Museum of African American History and Culture in the Age of Bush, Obama, and Trump by Lonnie Bunch, III. A Fool’s Errand is written in golden bold letters, while the subtitle and Lonnie’s name are written in white font. There is a photograph of Lonnie in a suit and his hands folded in front of him. He is smiling at the viewer.

A Fool's Errand

This excerpt of Lonnie Bunch intertwines his personal experiences with the long road that led to the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
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This image depicts the book cover of The American Revolution, Writings from the War of Independence 1775-1783. It is a black cover while the title of the book is written in white. There is a red, white, and blue stripe running horizontally across the book and at the top right corner is a painting of the British Army and the Continental army in the midst of a battle.

The American Revolution

Read this excerpt of a letter by Benedict Arnold 'to the Inhabitants of America' that reveals the ideological shift he experienced over the course of war.
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Revolutionize Your Summer Vacation at the Museum of the American Revolution

Heat up your summer plans with a visit to Philadelphia and enjoy extended hours and family-friendly activities at the Museum of the American Revolution.
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