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Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III to Discuss New Book Oct. 15 as Part of National Tour

Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution Lonnie G. Bunch III, speaks on his forthcoming book as part of the museum's "Read the Revolution" speaker series.
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Promises of the American Revolution

Learn about the life, service, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through many of his speeches and writings that reference the America's founding documents.
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Unit 7: Drafting the Declaration

Introduce students to the causes and rationale behind the drafting of the Declaration of Independence, as well as to its many audiences, both locally and abroad.
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AmRev360: Spain’s Role in the American Revolution with Gonzalo M. Quintero Saravia

Dr. Gonzalo M. Quintero Saravia, Deputy Head of Mission in Lima, Peru, joined the latest episode of AmRev360 hosted by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
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Courtesy Don Troiani

10 Crucial Days Liberty Exhibit Scavenger Hunt

Using paintings by artist Don Troiani of the Battles of Trenton and Princeton, complete a scavenger hunt about objects and people from the 10 Crucial Days.
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Beat the Heat at the Museum of the American Revolution this August

John Adams wrote that he dreaded “the melting Heats of a Philadelphia Summer,” but even though it’s hot outside, cool things are happening at the Museum of the American Revolution this August. In addition to enjoying the Museum’s ice-cold air conditioning (a perk of strict climate requirements for preserving artifacts), visitors can enjoy everything from 18th-century music on the outdoor plaza to an archaeology station and history-themed happy hours.
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Only Six Weeks Remain to Experience "Hamilton Was Here" at the Museum of the American Revolution

Six weeks until the museum's exhibit "Hamilton was Here" closes, but programming in celebration of The Year of Hamilton will continue.
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When Women Lost Vote Tableau

Closing Weekend: When Women Lost the Vote Exhibit

April 23-25, 2021
Join us for the final chance to see When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807 at the Museum before the exhibit closes on Sunday, April 25.
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18th-Century Philadelphia-Made Slipware Ceramics Found During Archaeological Excavation to be Exhibited for the First Time

A remarkable assemblage of 18th-century slipware ceramics uncovered during an archaeological excavation in Philadelphia will be revealed to the public for the first time. Nearly a dozen pieces of slipware, a form of decorative lead-glazed pottery, will be on view at the 2018 New York Ceramics & Glass Fair from Thursday, Jan. 18 – Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at Bohemian National Hall in Manhattan.
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Museum Joins Historic District Sites in Partnership in Support of Ukraine

The Museum of the American Revolution joins several well-known sites and institutions in Philadelphia’s historic district, the birthplace of democracy, in partnership to support democratic ideals in Ukraine and around the world.
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